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THERE IS A REASON WHY THERE ARE MORE WOMEN IN CHURCH THAN MEN


There is a belief that women have a spiritual connection to God that men don't have. That is only one of the reasons why more women attend church than men. There is another reason. First, let's state this fact. Women are up to 40% more likely than men to develop mental health conditions, according to new analysis by a clinical psychologist at Oxford University. Women are approximately 75% more likely than men to report having recently suffered from depression, and around 60% more likely to report an anxiety disorder. The findings, are based on analysis of epidemiological studies from the UK, US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. One possible reason for the reporting disparity between men and woman. Women are more likely to go and get treated for a mental health problem than men (29% compared to 17%) and are more likely to report symptoms of common mental health problems then men.

Being that women have a greater chance of depression, church attendance can lead to being a preventative action. Depression is a medical condition that may cause severe symptoms that can affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities like sleeping, eating, or working. Being sad is a normal reaction to difficult times in life.

Depression is more common among women than men, likely due to certain biological, hormonal, family and social factors that are unique to women. Men are not excluded from depression they just handled it differently and won't necessarily seek help whether medical attention or the church. Men suffer about twice as often as women from anger attacks where women exhibit the atypical symptoms of depression, like sleeping excessively and overeating, in contrast to the typical symptoms, such as insomnia and loss of appetite.

Biological, hormonal, family and social factors

are the reasons why there are far more women in church then men and what makes this even worst is, churches are too busy discussing Jesus's sufferings and generalized subjects and not the suffering of women. Why is this... well the pastors are mostly men that are unaware or don't care about women issues.

Men are not a captured audience of the church like women and yet women topics are far less in the forefront of preaching unless it is mother's day or women's day.

Besides Paul stresses, First Corinthians 14:33–35 states, “As in all the congregations of the saints, women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says. If they want to inquire about something, they should consult with their husbands at home... Why consult husbands when most of the time the husband is the reason for the wife's depression. The positive side of church for women is, there are other comforting women to join in the spirit of support if not in the discussion. It is through a cognitive connection to other women who can relate to the same issues, therefore being conscious of each others emotional activities.