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I Am Saving Myself For Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 195 People

    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

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    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

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    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 34 Responses May 18

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    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

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    u r saving yourself for marriage .

    u have never slept with anyone?
    1girl2find 1girl2find 51-55, M 4 Responses May 30

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    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 66-70, T 6 Responses Nov 9, 2011

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    "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 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    I've come to decide in keeping my virginity

    until the time I am married. Of course, I've always thought it to be more difficult to give it up, than to keep it, so I'm hopeful that I'll stick through this until the right time
    Serrara Serrara 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    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

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    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 1 Response Dec 26, 2013

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2014

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    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 4 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    Because i'm smart enough to know that

    if any guy wants to have sex with you, then he should have no problems with marrying you and being in a long term relationship with you. And after all sex is suppose to be about love.. And when you get married you're really in love with eachother, and you know its not just a...
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F Feb 23, 2014

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    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

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    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 9 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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