Female sexuality is such a Submitted by Emeraldas on October 3, - 5: Take our Confident Christianity. I'm from northern Canada. But, while we should respect this important warning, we must also be careful to stand and defend all that God requires. I think that masturbation can absolutely be a healthy part of both married and unmarried sexuality. Indeed, according to Pickstone, sex has usurped religion's position on the spiritual pedestal. I agree with Mary- is there Submitted by Anonymous on September 30, -
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These two verses give us one sexual category for both the married and the single that encompasses all condoned sexual acts: If one understands the cause, it is easier to implement the prevention and cure of a bad habit. Sex education is little more than "safe" sex training. In this book, he first introduced the idea that the biblical Onan's sin was masturbation, even though most close readers of the biblical text know Onan's actual sin was a failure to impregnate his dead brother's wife as mandated by Jewish law --specifically, coitus interruptus. My body was not designed to masturbate. Both Bancroft and I have recorded anecdotal cases of marital problems resulting from masturbation, and there is further research literature also documenting this.
If you are single and desire to overcome masturbation, you have to firmly believe that your self-control and self-sacrifice now will result in greater pleasure in the future. An adult who has repressed his or her genital feelings may masturbate for reasons like those of an adolescent: Portions of Leviticus are designed to protect against sexually-transmitted diseases, and much of Leviticus contains the "holiness codes" for sexual conduct which were imparted to mankind as part of the Law of Moses. Yet today's society promotes, encourages, and teaches young people to explore their sexuality and to become sexually active in early adolescence. Countless married couples regret their premarital affairs and sexual expression prior to marriage because the effects show up later on in making marriage less than it ought to be.
Thus, it is worthwhile to think through the teachings of Christians who do not take a hostile approach to masturbation. The danger is that of coming to love the prison. Additional references of relevance are listed in the essay Aberrant Sexuality. Because masturbation is unnatural. Masturbation like homosexuality ignores or bypasses that natural arrangement. Investigate the possibility that someone could be sexually abusing your son.