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Nestled on some rural land in a quiet village in Sussex is the Bruderhof community, which has members and a back-to-basics approach to life. New members have to give up their worldly possessions and finances before ing the radical Christian group. Speaking on a BBC1 documentary on Bruderhof, a woman from the community explained: "We don't want anything slinky that will show your figure.
And be modest. And the men in the group - who wear contemporary clothes themselves - believe that the strict dress code for women actually helps to protect them. We should not try and attract attention to ourselves, especially not to the opposite sex. Bruderhof dress code it comes to dating, community members need to ask permission before becoming romantically involved with the opposite gender. Relationships Bruderhof dress code monitored by parents and community leaders - and sex before marriage, divorce and same sex relationships are prohibited.
One woman told BBC how she was subjected to a "public shaming" after she was caught as a teen with a boyfriend in the s, and her "crimes" were read aloud in front of adults.
However, domestic chores like cooking, cleaning, sewing and laundry are predominantly undertaken by the female members, while men work the land. Mobile phones, video games and laptops are banned, and entertainment takes the form of swimming in lakes, camping and playing outdoors.
There is plenty of time for social interaction, as the Bruderhofs eat together at least once a day, and at lunch will often sing hymns or listen to a community leader read aloud ren's story. Surprisingly, the equipment is cutting edge, and includes an impressive machine that Bruderhof dress code moulds for the plastic trimmings. We have people who are 90 who still come and put in an hour of work and they feel fulfilled. Profits are shared and used to sustain their lifestyle and the rest goes to good causes, financing their humanitarian work abroad, helping victims of famine, natural disasters, war and violence.
Bruderhof members are free to come and go, and youngsters are encouraged to leave at 18 and spend a year in the outside world, before deciding if they want to commit. The BBC documentary of Bruderhof followed year-old Hannah, as she experienced life outside the commune for the first time. At this point the Bruderhof is basically all I have known. I need to know what my other options are.
Having never been outside the community Hannah, who was Bruderhof dress code to a Bruderhof halfway house in Peckham, struggled with the noisy, overpopulated streets of London and was aware her clothing made her stick out like a sore thumb. It makes you happy. The community in Robertsbridge, Sussex - known as the Darvell settlement - was established in but has only recently allowed TV cameras inside.
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