So where does this leave all of those who have already messed up?For couples who have slept together or have other regrets, it's important to know that you can always put your relationship on the right path.So, sexual desire is a big deal to us, because it was first a big deal to God.It is a gift, but it needs to be , which is exactly where we're having trouble today.When our sexual selves are the focus, we lose who we are as whole people.If we can learn to see ourselves body, soul and spirit, it becomes easier to save your whole self for marriage," she says.When I typed out these words as an idea for an article on abstinence, I realized this was a difficult topic to get people talking about.
She has studied Christian sex therapy for the last four years. Mc Cleese noted that much of our issue with managing desire is that we've made our desires too important.
We're a generation that's almost marked by a lack of self-discipline.
We spend too much, we eat too much and it seems as though our sexual appetites have no limits.
Every couple needs someone who will speak into their relationship.
"A mature couple can serve both the role of accountability partners and mentors who help the couple develop the skills necessary for building a great marriage," says Jeffrey Murphy, marriage mentor and co-author of . We also had a few couples that we spent time with who would prod into our situation." Jason is a worship leader and minister at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va.