Abstinence during dating

18-Mar-2017 15:37

These are the things that worked for us, that may be a solid starting point for you, too.

I was already celibate when I met my husband and made it clear (with my words and actions) that there’d be no sex in the champagne room very early on!

Everything that I learned, realized, overcame and experienced by keeping this promise to myself made it truly the best year of my life. I learned that I had to heal and become whole myself before I could enter a healthy relationship with another.

If you find yourself caught in a cycle of unfulfilling and destructive relationships, a similar course of action may be of benefit to you too.

For most people physical or sexual intimacy is a natural progression of a romantic relationship.

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This relationship and time with myself gave me the chance to connect on a deeper level with my true voice, my true power and my self.

The love I gave myself this year taught me I am a powerful woman and not a victim.

Oct 9, 2015. And what does it mean for the women they date, and might eventually marry? I've been researching men who pledge sexual abstinence since 2008, work that comes out of a larger scholarly interest in masculinities, religion and sex education. While men make this commitment with the good intentions for a.… continue reading »

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Sep 24, 2015. “While abstinence can reinforce the love between the two, it can also cause a disconnection from your loved one and then you realize that the relationship was never really that great.” Or, worse, that sex was the only thing keeping you two together. When taking a break from sex in an effort to strengthen the.… continue reading »

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