Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Linda Watson Whitley.|
|LC Classifications||MLCS 2001/03192 (B)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||123 p. :|
|Number of Pages||123|
|LC Control Number||98162460|
Some experts even report that premarital sex short circuits the emotional bonding process. Donald Joy, a writer for Christianity Today, cited a study of , women that linked “early sexual experience with dissatisfaction in their present marriages, unhappiness with the level of sexual intimacy and the prevalence of low self-esteem.”. Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying [Regnerus, Mark, Uecker, Jeremy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about MarryingCited by: Cross-national variation in attitudes to premarital sex: Economic development, disease risk, and marriage strength. Cross-Cultural Research, DOI: / There is no way to make premarital sex promote the good of society or of the individuals involved. The world would be a better place if it never happened at all. In , most Americans held the traditional Christian belief, shared by Muslims and Jews, that premarital sex is wrong. Since then, public opinion has changed, and most people now.
Sex Before Marriage – 6 Problems with Premarital Sex Is sex before marriage right or wrong? With the exception of various Muslim nations such as Indonesia, Pakistan, Turkey or Jordan, most people in many other nations have taken a more relaxed and tolerant view regarding sex before marriage. "Sex Before Marriage: How Far is Too Far?" by Timothy Lane -- a counseling booklet with that title would scare me. But that's the kind of question on many people's mind. The booklet begins by rooting advice in a biblical view of sex. It's wonderful and its a big deal, not something flippant or light/5(2). tl;dr: the Bible says premarital sex is bad, if they changed it, they would have to admit that the book is not so infallible after all, it would lead to their beliefs being watered down even more. • HAUNTED BY PREMARITAL SEX “It’s true, you can’t get your virginity back. You’ll never be the person you once were. You can, however, be stronger and wiser than you were before, and more able to resist what you know is wrong.” The above statement came from Laurel L. Cornell.
FACT 9: Poor premarital sexual habits can be carried over to spoil sex in marriage. FACT Guilt may push a couple into a bad marriage. FACT Premarital sex robs a couple of “sexual cement.” Facts are still facts. My point is simply this: Premarital sex just isn’t smart. The amount of time you have to wait for premarital sex is not criteria for justification. If you are American, I would guess that religion is the primary underlying reason why you (and your family) would consider premarital sex unacceptable, since. Important Update One of the best and worst things about blogging is that you get immediate feedback for everyone to see. Sometimes this feedback helps me see where my own arguments were mistaken or less than careful. One commenter pointed out that the study in question, in the end, weighted blacks and Hispanics according to their actual proportions in the population, thus Author: Kevin Deyoung. Sex was dirty. Sex was shameful. Sex was unnatural. Thinking about it was wrong. Premeditation itself was a sin, and so was flirting. Sex had one purpose: procreation, the joyless act of .