Joy to the world, the Lord is come! Seuss -- "these things are fun, and fun is good". The bible expressly forbids one of them, and is remarkably silent on the other. It's important to acknowledge these divergences in opinion before saying anything further on the subject. A chaste person's body and spirit lives in unity and opposes any behavior that would impair that unity. I've never felt a great amount of shame or guilt about masturbating except insofar as talking about it can make other people uncomfortable, and as a result I have noticed a fair amount of hypocrisy and secrecy, mainly when it comes to female masturbation.
How do I as a woman overcome the temptation to masturbate?
Marriage is a perfect candidate for something that is "not above" but rather "of this earth". This is talking about a strong desire to go out and have relations with someone. Masturbation is radically self-centered, and radically un-Christian. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. If so, where are the rules for sexual behavior in marriage. Originally Posted by HeartbrokenMaybe.
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Why isn't masturbation on the list? Adam and Eve had sexual desires before the Fall. Then I asked them to come up with slang to describe female masturbation. But masturbation does not have to be fueled by such passion. I want to defeat my problem before we get any further in our relationship.
Sexual desires are not works of the flesh unless they lead to fornication and adultery. Except from their wives or the captives and slaves that their right hands possess, for then, they are free from blame; 7. What's the worst that could happen? In other words, it's a way of coping with pressures and seeking to meet the basic human need for peace, security, comfort and reassurance. You wrote that you're "too ashamed to talk to anyone in person.