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Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« on: October 30, 2012, 10:25:35 PM »
I'm a member of a broader group online of Christian mothers, but haven't been so active there lately since the board has taken a distinctly Messianic flavor. (ETA: To clarify, discussion of Orthodox beliefs- along with Catholic and Mormon beliefs- are not allowed on the board I'm referencing. I'd just like to find an online women's group where discussion of Orthodox topics is "allowed".)
I've considered starting a group online for Orthodox mothers/women, but maybe there's already one out there?
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2012, 04:21:21 PM »
I don' tknow of any, but I would be interested in one!

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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2012, 04:45:58 PM »
We have "Other Topics" and the Politics forum generally devolves into gossiping and catty infighting, there is also a family forum that no one uses all that much so I'm sure you ladies could take it over.

Otherwise, if anyone does know of an online forum full of Orthodox ladies I'd be more than interested in hearing about it!
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2012, 04:51:35 PM »
Otherwise, if anyone does know of an online forum full of Orthodox ladies I'd be more than interested in hearing about it!

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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2012, 04:54:02 PM »
Otherwise, if anyone does know of an online forum full of Orthodox ladies I'd be more than interested in hearing about it!

Along with countless single Orthodox men...  :laugh:
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2012, 05:32:00 PM »
I was here first, you two.  Get back in line!
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2012, 05:41:00 PM »

You could simply start a thread in Other Topics - labeled "singles" or something of that nature....and see where it goes.

We have a number of single men and women on this illustrious Forum.
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2012, 05:45:38 PM »
I don' tknow of any, but I would be interested in one!

I have actually found some Facebook groups for Orthodox Christian ladies! :) PM me and maybe I can link you to it :)

(And giggle@ the turn this thread has taken, lol).
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2012, 05:46:01 PM »
You could simply start a thread in Other Topics - labeled "singles" or something of that nature....and see where it goes.

We have a number of single men and women on this illustrious Forum.

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,28701.0.html
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2012, 10:22:31 AM »
You could simply start a thread in Other Topics - labeled "singles" or something of that nature....and see where it goes.

We have a number of single men and women on this illustrious Forum.

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,28701.0.html

Wow.  That brings back some memories.  I went from being stressed out in a relationship to being stressed out out of a relationship in the span of that one.
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2012, 02:43:45 PM »

...are you stressed today?
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2012, 03:21:22 PM »
I've considered starting a group online for Orthodox mothers/women, but maybe there's already one out there?

My sister belongs to this group of Orthodox women:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OrthWomen/

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« Reply #12 on: November 30, 2012, 03:36:57 PM »

...are you stressed today?

To some degree yes.  But not as bad as I was before and during!
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #13 on: November 30, 2012, 04:28:55 PM »
I've considered starting a group online for Orthodox mothers/women, but maybe there's already one out there?

My sister belongs to this group of Orthodox women:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OrthWomen/

I looked into them, too much personal information required!

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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #14 on: December 03, 2012, 12:09:02 PM »
this is the forum u are looking for.
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any forum that banned men would not be so much fun...
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #15 on: December 03, 2012, 12:42:34 PM »

You could simply start a thread in Other Topics - labeled "singles" or something of that nature....and see where it goes.

We have a number of single men and women on this illustrious Forum.


Why singles only? Is that what she's looking for. I'm confused, as usual.
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2013, 07:16:36 PM »
Otherwise, if anyone does know of an online forum full of Orthodox ladies I'd be more than interested in hearing about it!

I can relate.  I looked for one also.  The largest female presence I would say is on Ancient Faith, there are plenty of female-centered threads, discussions of issues specific to women, they are interesting and I read them carefully if even I do not participate.  ByzCath - just a few women present, no female topics other than the "sharing Grandma's recipes" section (yawn).  Forums or at least sections specifically for Orthodox women - I have not found any anywhere, unfortunately.  I did join a yahoo group for Headcovering Orthodox Women - it seems to be a small close community.

So I'd get to know the ladies on Ancient Faith, it's a large forum with a lot of diversity. My username there is Mariya116, and I seem to fit in, strangely. :-)
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« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2013, 07:21:58 PM »
Why singles only? Is that what she's looking for. I'm confused, as usual.
I guess it's hard to comprehend the idea that women may just be interested in talking to each other and not (gasp) in manhunting.

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« Reply #18 on: February 25, 2013, 12:11:03 AM »
Why singles only? Is that what she's looking for. I'm confused, as usual.
I guess it's hard to comprehend the idea that women may just be interested in talking to each other and not (gasp) in manhunting.
The sarcasm was by no means addressed to you, Αριστοκλής, but to people who turned this into a "singles" thread.

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« Reply #19 on: February 25, 2013, 11:23:41 AM »
Why singles only? Is that what she's looking for. I'm confused, as usual.
I guess it's hard to comprehend the idea that women may just be interested in talking to each other and not (gasp) in manhunting.

Umm...you guys already have public restrooms at your disposal.  Are they not good enough beauty salons/conversation rooms/photo settings for y'all?
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #20 on: February 25, 2013, 11:39:58 AM »
Why singles only? Is that what she's looking for. I'm confused, as usual.
I guess it's hard to comprehend the idea that women may just be interested in talking to each other and not (gasp) in manhunting.
The sarcasm was by no means addressed to you, Αριστοκλής, but to people who turned this into a "singles" thread.

If the sarcasm was aimed at me....I was not answering the OP, but, the two posts prior to mine....who were specifically talking of "singles".

You need to realize that this thread, as is the entire forum, is open to both sexes, and therefore, you should expect a bit of joking around.
Nobody even suggested that women are out on a manhunt.

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« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2013, 11:57:29 AM »
You need to realize that this thread, as is the entire forum, is open to both sexes, and therefore, you should expect a bit of joking around.
The "joke" was demeaning and the entire forum is not really my cup of tea so far, and I don't want to become a troll here so I would like to wish the best to everyone here. :)  I fit in much better on my Ancient Faith.

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« Reply #22 on: February 25, 2013, 01:25:44 PM »

Wishing you all the best, as well!   :)
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« Reply #23 on: February 25, 2013, 01:27:38 PM »
The "joke" was demeaning and the entire forum is not really my cup of tea so far, and I don't want to become a troll here so I would like to wish the best to everyone here. :)  I fit in much better on my Ancient Faith.

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« Reply #24 on: February 25, 2013, 01:48:53 PM »
The "joke" was demeaning and the entire forum is not really my cup of tea so far, and I don't want to become a troll here so I would like to wish the best to everyone here. :)  I fit in much better on my Ancient Faith.

Please, don't let the door hit you on your way out.
That's rude. I think you owe Nadege an apology for that comment.
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« Reply #25 on: February 25, 2013, 03:16:19 PM »
JamesR has a private forum for ladies, to gain entrance one has to show their purity ring. PM me for details.
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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #26 on: February 26, 2013, 03:00:42 AM »
ByzCath - just a few women present, no female topics other than the "sharing Grandma's recipes" section (yawn).  

Actually, there are quite a few women, both EC and EO, who participate pretty regularly at ByzCath. I won't claim that there are a lot of 'female topics', but I don't think there are a lot of 'male topics' either. As to the Recipes subforum, which really began as a way to share fasting recipes, the number of males who regularly participate in it make it much broader than a 'female topic'.

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« Reply #27 on: February 26, 2013, 10:10:24 AM »
Why singles only? Is that what she's looking for. I'm confused, as usual.
I guess it's hard to comprehend the idea that women may just be interested in talking to each other and not (gasp) in manhunting.
The sarcasm was by no means addressed to you, Αριστοκλής, but to people who turned this into a "singles" thread.

No offense taken at all.  :)
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« Reply #28 on: February 26, 2013, 12:25:32 PM »
JamesR has a private forum for ladies, to gain entrance one has to show their purity ring. PM me for details.

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Re: Anyone know of an online forum for Orthodox ladies?
« Reply #29 on: July 25, 2013, 11:35:46 AM »
I've considered starting a group online for Orthodox mothers/women, but maybe there's already one out there?

My sister belongs to this group of Orthodox women:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/OrthWomen/

I looked into them, too much personal information required!

You mean personal information like your real name the parish church you attend?????