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I Am Abstinent Until Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 35 People

    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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    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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    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

    When I was innocent, I always told myself that I would never have sex until marriage but that changed. I changed. And because of that change, I began to do things I should have not...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was 13 and he was 14 we had been "dating" for a year and a half. Everyone thought we were going to get married right out if high school, including our parents. We did it while...
    lilHuman lilHuman 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    I did not wait until marriage to have sex and get pregnant too. I was very sexually active in high school and in college.
    brunettemom brunettemom 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 30

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    I totally gave it away to the wrong man when I was 16, but glad I didn't wait until marriage. I got to learn what it was that I liked (and didn't) and had the ability to explore...
    canadagirl0101 canadagirl0101 31-35, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I didn't wait until marriage because I had no choice! I have been waiting to get this out for years...I know it will take me a while to get it all out and feel confident enough to...
    horizon84 horizon84 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    As a guy it is difficult to wait because we have a biological predisposition to mate often, but society says that's bad. Before the concept of marriage, our species did what it...
    LifeDispenser LifeDispenser 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I have always been attracted to older men but I really stepped it up when I was 15. I started dating a man 15 years my senior. He treated me like his daughter and I treated him...
    kittygurl66 kittygurl66 26-30, F 8 Responses Aug 25

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    I don't regret my decision to have sex before marriage. I was 17 and he was 19. It wasn't with the ideal person, and it wasn't great either, but I changed from that experience.
    thoughtfulgirl thoughtfulgirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 27

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    it is important to wait until you find someone who you truly love. Im 15 and didn't wait but i understand the consequences of this experience. Everyone thinks I'm too young to...
    irinacedeno irinacedeno 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 29

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    im not gonna lie and say "i wish i could have waited" cause that would be a lie. even though my mother wanted me to wait till marriage i had to realize this is MY body and if i...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    Nope...well marriage will never come into my life. NEVER. That's why there was no point in waiting !
    naddo630 naddo630 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Seems ridiculous that anyone should wait for marriage. In the past people got married as teenagers so plenty of sex; now everyone's supposed to wait - just as their libido is at...
    LondonKiwi LondonKiwi 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I had sex on a first date. That date proposed to me only 2 short months after. I said YES. That date turned into my husband just three years later. Exactly. To the day. & Now...
    LittleTarheel14 LittleTarheel14 22-25, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was 14 and she was 16. I had an addiction to ************ around the time so I lasted longer then she did but she blew me until I came afterwards so we were both happy. Great...
    Pantyskater14 Pantyskater14 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I was 17, it was 4/20. We weren't dating. He was just a friend I've known for awhile & we were supposed to hangout after school. We we're supposed to get high & I was already...
    Jnicole19 Jnicole19 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 2

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    I refused to wait until getting married to have sex and kids. I was 13 when I lost my virginity and at 16 I had my first child.
    maturemominbackyard maturemominbackyard 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 6

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    I didn't even wait until prom.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 53 Responses 3 days ago

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    i didn't wait until my sweet 16. I was 15. As a lot of french people.
    bay07 bay07 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    And I regret it on a daily basis...
    drummerchic4Christ drummerchic4Christ 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    y,y I regretted since the ever first time it felt so awkward, out of place, and wrong!!!! >,< 8( I wish I would have ignored my instincts, and emotions.... Because they were...
    SabrinaRavenCroft SabrinaRavenCroft 18-21, T 1 Response 31 mins ago

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    I was 17 when I lost my virginity to my boyfriend of 6 months. His family is highly religious (mormon), and I had a fear of sex. It wasn't like the passionate love making you see...
    thattallchick thattallchick 16-17, F 8 Responses Aug 20

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    What's a better gift to give to your husband then your virginity?! :)
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 20

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    Nah, most people I know didn't either. I'm not sure why anyone would to be honest. Sex isn't special, only people are.
    sunkern sunkern 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I had unprotected sex two days ago I took plan b emergency birth control pills yesterday. He didn't come inside me I'm pretty sure. He pulled out but I'm still scared I thought I...
    misfitoutsider misfitoutsider 13-15, F 10 Responses Aug 22

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    I was 15, she was 13. We were both virgins. Her mom would take us to the mall and let us venture through the mall by ourselves. We went back to her mom's explorer and let the...
    iamokaynow iamokaynow 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 25

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    I was a virgin on my 18th birthday, graduation day, and on my wedding day too. On my wedding we tied the knot, had a great wedding reception, went to our honeymoon destination...
    heatherinarizona heatherinarizona 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    It happened in October, I was 17 (now I'm 18 haha) and with the best guy in the world. I know we are young, but I just know he's the one. He is my first, and I am his first. It...
    anrim654 anrim654 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I couldn't resist it, I was getting pressured into it, McDonald's was just that good
    tesstickkle tesstickkle 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    is it important in these times.how many men keep it as a gift to their wives? its how you manage your married life than all these superficial membranous thin issues. grow up
    tiarababy tiarababy 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I was 23, kinda of late bloomer...did not date much in high school...my first was with a younger lady who was 21, but much more experienced...she was recently divorced and had a 2...
    Groundhog69 Groundhog69 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I am happily married but find myself thinking about have sex with another women.
    koi777 koi777 46-50, F 7 Responses Sep 1

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    It was my senior year, prom night. I was so in love and believed that he was the one I was going to marry. I'm ashamed that I was so naive as he broke things off as soon as he went...
    Mang0Tree Mang0Tree 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I was 15, it's was 2 months ago and I've been with this guy for three almost four years. I love him so much & we both felt ready & we both wanted to lose our virginities to each...
    suckmyclass suckmyclass 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 3

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    I didn't wait... I don't really wish I did wait I was actually glad to get it over with. I'm glad I didn't do it much earlier ( I was 20) it really hurt still. I can only imagine...
    wetgoodnite wetgoodnite 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I never really planned on it, but in my school I was one of the last girls to lose her virginity and one of the only girls who didn't take a 'chastity pledge' in church.
    KatM99 KatM99 22-25, F 16 Responses Sep 4

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    I was 25yo when I married. My wife and me were not "virgins' when we married. Both of us had made several experiences of sexual intercourse with former partners. Of course it is a...
    wellreddened wellreddened 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I was always open to having sex when I was a teenager and unmarried. I chose to have kids with my black boyfriends. I have four biracial children.
    momatpool momatpool 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'd be lying if I said I didn't regret not getting to round 2 with the first one, but I got over it...eventually...
    Xamad Xamad 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Long wait never been married. I was underage he was older needed a man with experience.
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I didn't wait.. and I don't regret that. I do however wish it had been with somebody else. Does anybody regret not waiting or who they lost it to??
    NotFirstNotLast NotFirstNotLast 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am not married so I don't know if I regret it. I doubt I will I just wish I would have made smarter choices when I was younger instead of just waiting. But you live and learn.
    fireyes fireyes 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    well my first time was when i was 13 , and i can remember that she was some sort of pedo-phile so i was scared and she pushed me and hurry me to do things her way... basically i...
    alexitolove alexitolove 18-21, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    And I'm glad I didn't! The world is not ready for the untamed, the wild or the inquisitive, it (or we) make lots of people uneasy just because we don't conform to the idealistic...
    onebrightday onebrightday 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    The Scarlet Letter - Last night was very eventful in the Cherish household. I was drawn and quartered in front of my children, and the scarlet letter "A" branded on my forehead by...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 18 Responses 5 hrs ago

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