The Psychology of Abstinence

“Abstinence is about more than just saving yourself for marriage or protecting yourself from a STD or unplanned pregnancy. It’s not some old-fashioned religious idea either. “Abstinence is a way of life. It’s a choice that teaches self-control and self worth. It’s a way to establish within yourself your own importance. “In our media and culture today, the word ‘virgin’ is a dirty word. There are movies about it, jokes on television, articles on the Internet and celebrities admired for promiscuity. With the world around us telling us that abstinence is a thing of the past and unpopular, it becomes hard to see how abstaining has its benefits.” To read more from Moral Revolution, visit moralrevolution.com [16 Dec 2015, abstinence.net,...