I Am Saving Myself For Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 217 People

    Well I'm not but I did

    and I would like to encourage all of you who are standing up to all the pressure of society and peer group and saving yourself for your husband (or wife) and your marriage.
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 21, 2014

    I am saving myself for my wedding night.

    But oh my goodness i am getting impatient of trying to find that special someone let alone my wedding night.
    AmandaCroft AmandaCroft
    18-21, F
    28 Responses May 18, 2015

    Eternal Life

    There is no other pleasure in the world that I have experienced that is more joyful than having sex with the woman I love above all other women in the world, even more than I love my mother. Sex is so great that it feels like a magical way for humans to get a teaser of what it...
    ZigMcZag ZigMcZag
    70+, T
    6 Responses Nov 9, 2011

    Ok You Can Stop Saving Now...

    My boyfriend and I decided to save ourselves for marriage. We actually bought rental property together and moved in together too...yet restrained ourselves...we even slept in the same bed! Flash forward in time to our honeymoon. I slipped in behind him in the shower. Hands...
    imathinkin imathinkin
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Apr 13, 2012

    Pure

    I am saving myself for marriage and have planned to do so my entire life. I have been raised in a Christian home with good people who love me. God came into my heart when I was 6 years old and since then I can't even start to tell all the great things God has done for me and...
    HRyannT11 HRyannT11
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Dec 25, 2010

    For The Next Time...

    I am divorced and I have children, so I'm obviously not a virgin, but as much as I love sex I'm saving myself for the woman I will one day marry. There were moments after the divorce where I could have given in and just gone out to have a "wild time", but I controlled myself...
    Army0917 Army0917
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2011

    I am strict catholic- I believe

    that the commandment, "thou shalt not commit adultry," not only means cheating is a najor sin but also sex before marriage is and you will be punished (except if you were raped of course. Thats not your fault). However it also goes deeper than that. I do not see how a girl could...
    AngelsInBlack AngelsInBlack
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2013

    My Desicion

    Im 19. all of my friends are having sex but Im still a virgin. To be honest, I wasn't planing on saving myself in the first place. Actually, I met the perfect guy and was about to lose my virginity when I found out that he cheated on me with another because "it took me so long to...
    kate212 kate212
    18-21
    4 Responses Jan 19, 2012

    Call me crazy, call me weird,

    call me whatever you want. This is something I intend to do. It is mainly for religious reasons. At the same time I am a major worry wart and I would be worried about getting an STD (no pun intended) or getting someone pregnant, even with protection (because they aren't always...
    jame1017 jame1017
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Feb 20, 2014

    True Love Waits

    I'm not saving myself for marriage because of religious beliefs. I'm saving myself because I think it's the right thing to do. I wouldn't want to get to my honeymoon and explain to my new husband why he isn't the first one to love me that way. I want to marry a virgin, though I...
    oobergoobergreengirl oobergoobergreengirl
    22-25, F
    15 Responses Dec 18, 2008

    My Decision...

    Not too long ago, I made the decision to save myself for marriage. I wasn't raised in a Christian home, but I gave my life to God recently. In His word, he says to save sex for marriage and I believe what He says is right. Sexual Immorality is everywhere and there are some...
    krs89 krs89
    22-25
    6 Responses Nov 3, 2011

    I believe that sex is something to be saved

    for marriage. That being said, I am not a virgin. I have only had sex twice with one person. I was in a bad place and didn't value myself. I regret it. I wasn't in love with him. The next time I have sex will be with my husband. I can't wait to experience sex with someone...
    texas1917 texas1917
    18-21, F
    Jan 22

    Although I believe in God,

    my decision to wait until marriage isn't about tradition or religion, it's about me respecting myself and having self confidence. I hope to find a man who loves me, & only me, for who I am, realizes what I am worth, & respects me: that is my definition of true love. The man who...
    genieinthebottle7 genieinthebottle7
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 1, 2014

    It's Something I Really Want To Do.

    I have always decided to do this since I was little. It is what I want for myself. To save myself for marriage is something that I think would make me proud of myself. Not many girls nowadays are doing this. I think that it also is part of me keeping my self respect. I hope...
    sasukesnumber1fan sasukesnumber1fan
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 31, 2010

    I believe that sex the most intimate thing

    that God has given us. God created sex to be a good thing, obviously, but He also intended it to be the most holy of actions between a man and his wife. Reason being, is that when you see your spouse naked without covering of flaws, it is a model for how God sees all of His...
    Tp22clt Tp22clt
    18-21, M
    Dec 11, 2015

    And It's My Decision

    It used to be because of religious reasons, but I have since drifted away a bit from that and I have decided that I wasn't only wanting to save myself because God wanted me to, but because I want to. I've seen how sex effects my friends that do, and I don't like it. I don't...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    I have always had a picture of my honeymoon

    night all planned in my head. i have always wanted to surprise my husband with a gift that god had given me. i am not a girl that is super obsessed with religion and morals and all but i have my own limits , rules and regulations. i am almost 20 and i am saving myself for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 3, 2015

    "Im like the Porsche at the auto-show,

    there's no 'test drive'." The best things in life are worth waiting for, & must be earned. In return, you are guaranteed quality ;)
    genieinthebottle7 genieinthebottle7
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Mar 3, 2014

    Saving Myself

    My fiancee and I are not having sex until our wedding night. I know he has had sex once, and I have accepted that, as it was before we met. I have given him head twice, and made him ***. Once on our prom night, and once after we got drunk at a party in college. Both times he...
    virginbride2013 virginbride2013
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jan 24, 2013

    Gay Virgin, Waiting For Marriage?... What?

    That is usually the reaction I get when people find out. But it doesn't matter this is how I feel. This is how I have always felt, bump how I was raised. I'm almost twenty never had sex before and I just so happen to be gay. I want to be with someone who loves me for me and who...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 4, 2013

    It's a Tough Road, But I Know It Is the Best

     I'm Catholic, and even a lot of my Catholic aquaintances find me a bit conservative in terms of my morality, but my faith is the source of all joy for me. Of course I struggle (who doesn't in today's world?), but when I fall I try not to give into despair. ...
    moonsnail moonsnail
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2009

    Saving Myself For My Husband. A Gift From God That Should Only Be Shared With You're One True Love.

    This life is a test.Our virginity should not just be thrown around to any guy,/girlWe should give it to one and only one. Your husband/wife.Saving it for marriage is really something these days.Kids,teenagers they just give their virginity's to fit in,or because they can't...
    jeninneibrahim jeninneibrahim
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 5, 2013

    By all means, marry. If you get a good husband ,

    you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher, Haha
    casey2715 casey2715
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 28

    Related Experiences

    I am writing at the suggestion of Robb Warren and Waiting 4 What (and inspired by Vegas Baby). It seems appropriate to put a coda on what was one of the most important and...
    maryryan maryryan
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 21
    I have a complicated situation that has brought my marriage to the point that it is today. I chose to share it here so that maybe it will help someone else and who knows maybe just...
    ParaKlio ParaKlio
    46-50, F
    Apr 21
    certain of uncertainty getting fkd by the disease i deny but love secretly waking up and preaching myself to stay away from the end wrapped around in disappointment how...
    anotherclone anotherclone
    31-35, M
    Apr 20
    Im looking for a bf for monogamous serious relationship
    Uridealman Uridealman
    26-30, M
    Apr 20
    I'm Vegasbaby. I was here in 2009 and met my now-bride Penelope here. For any oldtimers who want to hear what happened to us, I posted by mistake over at I LIVED in a sexless...
    vegasbaby551 vegasbaby551
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 19
    I'm VegasBaby. I was here in 2009. I can claim the great honor of being the first person here to have sex with someone else from this board. Actually, I guess she can claim the...
    vegasbaby551 vegasbaby551
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Apr 19
    This is my last ever post on EP: Dear EP, I just wanted to let you know that I'm grateful for providing me with a platform to vent, and cry, and scream, and shout, without...
    oddpodd oddpodd
    22-25, F
    Apr 19
    Physically and mentally. Most of the time it's just mental and I can't pick myself up. I find my flaws easily and destroy my self-confidence. Then when I have panic attacks I snap...
    LoreleiLoch LoreleiLoch
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19
    I have absolutely no idea how to start conversations or just not be awkward in general. I blame it all on my last 3 years of high school. I went from a public high school of 400...
    chasingsunsets chasingsunsets
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 18
    I became self aware one day when I found myself caught in my old behaviors talking to my girlfriend. I told her how often I needed affection and how I need to be held. I found...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 17
    Why didn't i just move on when I had the chance. I honestly don't know why I went through this marriage. I already knew it was going to trust issue. I am so mad @ myself for not...
    MaySheReign MaySheReign
    26-30, F
    Apr 17
    i was finally honest with my husband and told him that i never wanted to move to his family's farm. we have been living at the farm for nearly 5 years and things have been rough...
    darkcide39 darkcide39
    41-45, F
    Apr 17
    Hi Im italian gay, masculin and financially independent, I would like relocate in California and looking for MOC lesbian girl that lives in California, race and religion not...
    Marco0410 Marco0410
    36-40, M
    Apr 15
    I ALWAYS ASK MYSELF ABOUT FRIENDSHIP AND THE REALITY….I KNOW I CAN’T BE A GOOD FRIEND BUT I CAN’T SAY THAT I’M YOUR FRIEND BECAUSE SOMETIME I FEEL THAT WHEN I SEE PEOPLE...
    IqbalStyles IqbalStyles
    18-21, M
    Apr 15
    I got a new tattoo today, it's says "love yourself first" in Arabic. to me it means that I should stop allowing myself to get hurt by the 'love' I have for certain people and that...
    jaslovely jaslovely
    70+, F
    4 Responses Apr 14
    lesson pounded into myself over and over again throughout the years. that I am the kind of guy who's going to spend most of his life ammounting to nothing. ill right long and...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    Over the past five days I have had more sex than I have ever had in my marriage. I truly have felt more passion, Romance, and Love than I have ever dreamed possible. I didn't...
    AmazingPoet AmazingPoet
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Apr 14
    Fight - Icon For Hire https://youtu.be/ixwc5LCmL-g?list=PLarPurFgxeHUtJy2LQkgYCqcxB_KlAntN I don’t know how I got here but I refuse to stay I betrayed myself when I let...
    Redstar86 Redstar86
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14
    I had a best friend and he hired me to work for him. I did and when I did he started hitting on me. I felt sorry for him bc I knew his marriage sucked so I let it roll off my...
    ceg333 ceg333
    36-40, F
    Apr 13
    Ughh it's my countries election next month and guess what no ******* matter what party wins nothing is gonna be done about LGBTQ rights in the country like c'mon were the only...
    HatredIncarnated HatredIncarnated
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    When i started cutting my meals from 3 a day to 1 a day, i managed the stomach pains by drinking loads of water. About 2 or 3 bottles a day. But a week after i started this i met...
    kate139 kate139
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 13
    hi i m a 28 yrs old well read lesbian looking for moc in delhi only.the guy i m looking for should be decent qualified and decent family background.i want to settle down in delhi...
    anjalipaglu anjalipaglu
    26-30, F
    Apr 13
    Hi im a 23 year old vietnams gay guy living in Scandinavia. Currently looking for a mod-marriage. I am well-educated and looking for someone in the ages of 20-30.
    ktrain93 ktrain93
    70+, M
    Apr 13
    the mysteries of the human heart. we all respond to our world and events differently. some pour out their heart like blood from a severed artery. some quietly smoulder. some...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer
    46-50, M
    Apr 13
    Mow your gone I'm not going to ask for you to come back, now that your gone I know your not coming back an you will never be mine agin but you got me lost I know I'm asking to much...
    semiman semiman
    46-50, M
    Apr 13
    I am a 20 year old girl, that is soon to be 21, and my parents give me no freedom whatsoever. This stresses me out to no end. So let's start from the beginning. In January 2009, my...
    fallenangelxo fallenangelxo
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    I am ugly, fat, annoying, stupid, worthless, hopeless, forgettable and straight up a piece of trash. I am ******* mental. Anorexia, bulimia, body dysmorphic disorder, depression...
    taehyun taehyun
    13-15, F
    21 Responses Apr 12
    i hate myself so much. theres no words to experience how much i want to ******* die all of the time, i fantasise about jumping in front of cars and trains all the time just to get...
    goodgonegirl goodgonegirl
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I even should speak from the past. I have been many years ago in a marriage and I am divorced since 15 years now. But I´ve seen that there was nothing normal in my marriage...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    I was friends with these two other girls, A and B. One would say we were the bestest of friends since form 1 to 3. However, during our form three years, there was another addition...
    lunamcmxcix lunamcmxcix
    16-17, F
    Apr 11
    violent whispers burning what's left of me telling me to witness my naivety my wish to dream and sleeping in a fantasy open my eyes and watch myself consumed by my precious...
    anotherclone anotherclone
    31-35, M
    Apr 11
    I am 29 years old hindu punjabi guy seeking best suitable match for myself I am an IT professional working in delhi.I am fun loving spiritual and religious guy with a good family...
    punjabimoc punjabimoc
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    I am 29 years old hindu punjabi guy seeking best suitable match for myself I am an IT professional working in delhi.I am fun loving spiritual and religious guy with a good family...
    punjabimoc punjabimoc
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    I am 29 years old hindu punjabi guy seeking best suitable match for myself I am an IT professional working in delhi.I am fun loving spiritual and religious guy with a good family...
    punjabimoc punjabimoc
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    I am 29 years old hindu punjabi guy seeking best suitable match for myself I am an IT professional working in delhi.I am fun loving spiritual and religious guy with a good family...
    punjabimoc punjabimoc
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I am 29 years old hindu punjabi guy seeking best suitable match for myself I am an IT professional working in delhi.I am fun loving spiritual and religious guy with a good family...
    punjabimoc punjabimoc
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
    I am 29 years old hindu punjabi guy seeking best suitable match for myself I am an IT professional working in delhi.I am fun loving spiritual and religious guy with a good family...
    punjabimoc punjabimoc
    26-30, M
    Apr 11
More Stories