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And that was the end of me being the submissive little wife. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second thing is submissive prayer. Christianity Today (2000)She was not the submissive wife. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The widespread ideology of this period that the only good woman is a submissive woman was a great help to their employers. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)The submissive wife who becomes assertive, for example, may cause her husband to feel undermined. Why Am I Afraid to Divorce? (1994)It seems that she wanted a man strong enough to handle a woman as strong as her, not one who required a needy or submissive woman. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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