Ask for and listen to advice from parents or other wise elders. that influences you against your desire to be chaste (chastity isn’t just about sex). Surround yourself with virtuous friends both guys & gals. Join good clubs on campus if studying, good young adult groups who can support you in your faith and values Ok NEXT: Who are we open to dating?
Good.) So we want someone who will help us get to Heaven. I am so concerned about what this bodes for our future marriage. And being engaged likely made your attraction even stronger. It’s exactly how love and responsibility are meant to work.Does this mean we will have problems remaining faithful to each other? But to meet this new challenge, you are going to need some new strategies. This does not mean you will have problems remaining faithful to each other. Look for instance at divorce, which is the suicide of the ‘one flesh’ created by marriage. to a happy, holy, healthy, peaceful, meaningful, lasting relationship!!!! Worldly statistics confirm this heavenly logic: every one of the sins that adulterate sexual love brings with it a catalogue of miseries. It’s evident that living a chaste lifestyle is a value that has been very important to you.
First, the blame and shame cycle is not going to help you. There are people who marry as virgins and cheat, and there are people who marry after having multiple sexual partners and remain faithful.
Everything you learned up to this point is valuable. I’m not a fan of denial or repression; both eventually fail.
Rather, be aware of when your desires demand attention. I used the vision of a rope coming out of my heart and up to him. Struggling to remain chaste does not mean you are bad for each other or that your relationship is doomed.
Importance of being a ‘whole’ & holy person before even seeking a spouse i.
To see if marriage is right for the two of you/discern marriage Ding, ding…yes the correct answer is E! FIRST: You need to be a WHOLE person (you should NOT be someone’s other half) II.
Remaining dedicated to your spouse over a lifetime comes down to character.