Question: After the completion of all the courses, new students are often thrown into some kind of vacuum. This affects women especially because the men have a young group, whereas women don’t. Would it be worthwhile to create a separate young group for them and create a course of intensive study with a teacher on the articles of Rabash?
Answer: I suppose that women need to organize a group that is involved with the absorption of new students. This group doesn’t need to be mixed.
When a new student feels herself in a warm circle of women, this will be a pleasant surprise for her that doesn’t exist anywhere else in the world. You know this for yourselves. In general, women don’t really greet new students cordially, to put it mildly. If you show a new student that among you there is an absolutely different form of mutual relationship, this will be better for her than any absorption! She will be faithful to you. She will feel that she can’t find anything else like this anywhere. Here societies appear, a place appears in which they accept her, wait for her, a place in which they don’t laugh at her, in which she can speak freely from the heart. So this is very important.
If you show her that she truly can be pleasant and open with you, you will find in return that it will be very easy to absorb her.
You don’t even need a center for this. Gather with someone once a week at home in an informal atmosphere: coffee, tea, sweets, and invite all the new students. They will not find anything like this anywhere!
From the St. Petersburg Convention “Day Two” 7/13/13, Lesson 4