Posted By Jennie Chancey on July 5, 2011
From Carolyn Moynihan over at Mercatornet:
Despite all the experts who scoff at teaching adolescents to “wait” for sex, many do. About half of US 15- to 19-year-olds have never had sexual contact, according to recent report based on the National Survey of Family Growth. Now a study (based on data from the same survey) shows how important that is in later life.
Read the entire piece HERE. We’ve said it many times, but it bears repeating: Sexual restraint does not equal repression. Purity helps provide a platform for stable, trusting marriages that last. Human sexuality is designed to flourish within marriage without the fear of STDs or depression linked to a lack of total trust in one’s spouse. It’s a gift–not a commodity to be used indiscriminately.