I Am Practicing Abstinence

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    I am having a hard time communicating to my

    boyfriend that we should stop having sex. We have talked about it a few times before. He doesn't want to stop and neither do I, but when I try to tell myself not to, we always end up having sex anyway. It's like a drug, addicting. I would really appreciate some advice on how to...
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly
    22-25, F
    May 15, 2014

    I don't want to give myself to someone

    who doesn't deserve me. I strongly believe that when the time comes, I will know that I should give myself to a girl. The feeling will be right and won't be uncomfortable like past thoughts of losing my virginity have been.
    deliriouslydreaming deliriouslydreaming
    18-21, F
    May 20, 2015

    I Will Wait For My Beloved

    A couple of years ago I began thinking about giving up sex, at least untilI found a husband. It used to be I didn't  want to get married, and although I know that I'm not ready to get married yet, I have decided that I do want a husband one day. A couple of years ago, my...
    Dejavudu Dejavudu
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2011
    Rillad214 Rillad214
    22-25, F
    Jul 4, 2015

    A Freak Of Nature

    I am a 24-year-old in a committed relationship.  I told my boyfriend on probably date three that I made the decision long ago to be abstinent until I am married.  Even though I am a practicing Christian, live a life of faith, and am called to Christian ministry, I do not think...
    aTenderHeart aTenderHeart
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 3, 2011

    No metaphysical reason,

    but I'm sitting uncomfortably at 6 and a bit weeks! Ha!
    dafunkofamadhatter dafunkofamadhatter
    26-30, M
    Sep 15, 2014

    It's not too difficult

    for me. I don't go out much and so far have only had one potential sexy time buddy. doing it for religious reasons :)
    plsdontsitonme plsdontsitonme
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2015

    Since Feb. 23 2010

    I don't have a boyfriend... I don't have good options... The guy that I like... probably doesn't want me... I've enjoyed sex since I was really young but my ex fiance and my ex boyfriend are the only ones I've ever been intimate with... So I will wait until I can find...
    niNa8mOdigli niNa8mOdigli
    18-21, F
    16 Responses May 5, 2011

    What A Waste

    I remained pure for some idiot that ended up cheating on me.I am now bitter because the act I do enjoy I gave up for a very long time over this person.When this person went out and did the act.So I now am ready to never do that again for someone.I would like to unleash all this...
    1 Response Jan 21, 2013
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