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I Am Abstinent Until Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    My Choice

    My choice of abstinence actually has little to do with my Judeo-Catholic religion, though many people find this hard to believe. Of course part of it is to please the Lord, but, there are other reasons why I remain virgin.First, I believe that it is the most romantic and pure and...
    CharredAnarchie CharredAnarchie 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12, 2013

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    It'S Getting Sooo Hard!

    I'm waiting until marriage but I'm so tempted to give into this earthly sin! I'm trying to please God, but gosh it's hard!
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    Getting Married At 18

    Hello Everyone! I just recently joined this website just looking for other people who are in the same situation I am in. I really just wanted to see how other people are handling wanted to get married at 18 and how there parents reacted and everything. So if any of you who got...
    unicorn28 unicorn28 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    What guy does want to wait until marriage? At about the age of 12 or 13 all those raging hormones take over and the only thing to satisfy them would be to get the dam thing inside...
    dyaneleigh dyaneleigh 51-55, T Jul 23

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    I didn't wait until marriage. But I found someone who still loves and accepts me. ❤️❤️
    ahaydonh ahaydonh 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I didn't wait until marriage. I was 17 an he was 23. I didn't regret it, and still dont, but the way he treats me now, i love him unconditionally, yet he fails to even try an talk...
    happyconfused212 happyconfused212 18-21, T 3 Responses Jul 24

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    i don't really think you have to wait until marriage unless you're very religious. BUT i don't think you should wait for someone long term, special & they deserve it without...
    Davonnaaa Davonnaaa 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Up until now, I never had a boyfriend, and I haven't had any tempting offers for sex...so I guess you can say that I am a virgin by default. However, as I get older I am seeing...
    AlbSoShy95 AlbSoShy95 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Waited till I was 20/21. Felt stupid to do it sooner with some boy from school. Wanted to wait for someone more impressive. My first was Jewish, so that was good. Not a love...
    DesireHappy DesireHappy 41-45, F Aug 8

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    I had sex with my boyfriend after almost two years together I knew it was right because it just happened out of no where and that's the best when things happen and are unexpected I...
    Personaljournal14 Personaljournal14 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Yes, yes, yes, much much even before marriage, I BET YOU CAN'T BEAR THIS TO SEE...... and that's what happened i did arrange everything.... Everything needed...
    Elitevenkat8kashyap Elitevenkat8kashyap 36-40, M Jul 20

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    Don't all guys believe that because your plus size and you didn't wait till marriage you have low standards and will give it away to anyone or just openly freely share your sexual...
    jodi199423 jodi199423 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Well as you can tell I'm 16 turning 17. And I did not wait till marriage because I honestly feel like I love him. People are probably going to say I'm to young to be in love but I...
    jennasteele15 jennasteele15 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Didn't wait til marriage but it was all love and I have no regrets. Wouldn't change it for the world.
    ISnavygf ISnavygf 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I did not wait. I had sex with a boy I've known for 8 months . I'm 14 . Although, we had sex a couple days after our 4 month anniversary . I feel really bad about it , considering...
    lonelygypsy lonelygypsy 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    How could you wait for marriage
    happkarma happkarma 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Whats your thoughts on Sex before marriage? Preserve and make it more special or do the deed?
    PabLopez PabLopez 22-25, M 7 Responses Aug 9

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    Bfs story Me and my gf have been together about nine months now and everything is going really well. I love her like no tomorrow, i love surprising her with gifts and date nights...
    Love1126 Love1126 22-25 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    True love waits - until the parents are at church, then it's on!
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 27

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    No obviously I did not wait until I get married to get pregnant. I was 8 1/2 months pregnant when I married my husband in a huge church ceremony. I looked so beautiful and was...
    pregnantbride pregnantbride 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I lost my virginity to my now fiancé about a year ago, he was so patient in not wanting us to rush to that part of the relationship we didn't take it that far until about 4 months...
    OPbeachgirl OPbeachgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Junior in high school. He didn't mean a thing to me. I purposely got drunk because I knew id be too nervous to do it sober. Wish I had waited until I had been in love. My current...
    maddiejuliet maddiejuliet 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    No big deal now. I met him online. He was born in the Philippines. He was my first and only. We were married and i was never with anyone else and until he showed me his true colors...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 12 Responses Aug 5

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    Is there such a thing as a "magical" first time? I hear people talk about wishing they had waited or they are waiting for it to be "special" My wife was a virgin, so we waited...
    Jpfunjunky Jpfunjunky 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    http://thoughtcatalog.com/samantha-pugsley/2014/08/i-waited-until-my-wedding-night-to-lose-my-virginity-and-i-wish-i-hadnt/ I saw this yesterday and it almost broke my heart. One...
    PurpleFlyingKites PurpleFlyingKites 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Any girls, 18-30, want to Message me? I'm not depressed, but i feel quote alone now
    gtomm gtomm 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I never understood why losing your virginity had to be a big thing. I did it with a friend and then I kicked him out like why do people always wanna talk? I only consider sex a big...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    Today I wished that I waited. I wished that someone had told me to make up my mind in time. God has forgiven me and Im happy and dont have scars. I did not wait because I did not...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 22

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    These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die , like fire and powder...
    mReee mReee 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Try before you buy is a must on any context!
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    My boyfriend and I really loved each other and my parents really hate him. They do their best to keep me away from him. I don't know what to do????
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    I am going to be a single mom that is only 14 years old .. 😓
    whinny0225 whinny0225 13-15, F 11 Responses Jul 22

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    I was 6 months pregnant when we got married at the courthouse, lol.
    kbella814921 kbella814921 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm 15 years old... But I lost my virginity at 13. I know. "****" is that you're thinking. No, I hated myself. & I knew boys didn't like me. So I thought, maybe if I give them...
    MaddyAlexis MaddyAlexis 13-15, F 13 Responses Jul 23

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    I really want someone to be friends with benefits with me...but what's a girl to do when all the guys I'm attracted to are better looking than I am AND I live in a boring place...
    dragongirl168 dragongirl168 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Thank you so much for those who will read this entire experience. I lost my virginity about a year ago. It was fun, as i expected. I didn't regret it then, and I haven't regretted...
    imallhers imallhers 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    So I'm 15, and Ive been dating a guy for about 3 months now. We messed around. We did use protection but a week later my siblings found out. And now they want me to break up and...
    iisLinda iisLinda 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    Because I didn't know better! And this torments me all the time even though about, 14 yrs has pass! Yup crazy I guess but can't get over the fact because, I was 13 and he was 19...
    mrscasillas28 mrscasillas28 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    So I'm 16 and so is my girlfriend. I was talking on the phone with her and she mentioned she was home alone. I went over and we cuddled watching the notebook. ( I hate it but did...
    King1King King1King 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 24

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    And I also didn't wait nearly long enough into the relationship. Of course, in my head, I pulled the whole "it doesn't matter that we've only been dating a couple weeks because we...
    jonicole jonicole 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 25

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    So me and my " BOYFRIEND " had been together for about 2 years before I lost my v card ! He was very patient and he didn't force or rush me into anything I didn't want to do. As...
    Lovelyx2 Lovelyx2 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 26

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    I lost my virginity today at the age of 17!😁 I was so nervous but I am so glad I did it! I absolutely love my boyfriend and I'm glad he was my first! We did it twice and it was...
    heyylookitsme heyylookitsme 16-17, F 15 Responses Jul 27

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    I've been with my boyfriend for 10 months now and we started having sex about 4 months in. We both know we love each other but he's really religious. I knew he worked at his church...
    Smileynat Smileynat 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 27

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    I lost my virginity to my first love. He last it to me as well. We were very young, 14.
    unspokenwords14 unspokenwords14 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    Okay,I lost my virginity this year I'm 16 years old.My mom really didn't care all she asked was did I wear a condom....I live in Deltona Florida.Im pretty much a popular guy and...
    karrishemory karrishemory 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Oops. It wasn't heterosexual either. Oops. But it was consensual! Yay to consent! My parents would probably have a long talk with me if they knew. Oops.
    truekvlt truekvlt 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Does anybody wait these days? Honestly wouldn't you want to know before you tie the knot? A little experience in the sack is never a bad thing. Just don't be stupid about it. I...
    smokethis smokethis 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 30

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