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Did you grow up believing that

True love waits?

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We received over 1,300 surveys, an unprecedented number of responses.

It is clear that many people feel passionately about this topic and want to share their stories.

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Analysis of this research is ongoing. As results become available, they will be posted here. Thank you for being part of this important work!

February 13, 2022:
To view an interview on the Pure to Pieces podcast, follow the link below.

January 2022
(Video Presentation Forthcoming)

NMCS Poster Rickabaugh Purity Culture.jpg

October 2021

Presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion's Annual Meeting, using Liminality Theory to examine the outcomes of purity culture. Paper forthcoming.

Above: Video of presentation with closed captions.

August 2021

Initial results from the first set of interviews analyzed by our team were presented at the American Psychological Association's conference this summer. Paper is forthcoming.


Below: Video presentation of poster, with closed captions.

Spring 2021

Initial results from our Consensual Qualitative Research project.

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