The Importance Of Sexual Intimacy

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Register to read the introduction… In deciding whether to engage in sexual intercourse, you shouldn't allow any sort of pressure, consider all the cultural, ethical, religious, moral, psychological, and physical factors. What is right for you is the level of sexual intimacy with which you feel comfortable, whether that means none, holding hands, intercourse or any other mind-boggling variety of other forms of sexual activities. Safer sex means enjoying sex to the fullest without transmitting or acquiring STI's, STD's or even AIDS. Some methods of contraception include: - abstinence, Norplant, oral contraception, condoms and dental dams, the female condoms, and spermicidal …show more content…
 1 Corinthians 6:18- Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body.
 1 Corinthians 5:9- I have written you my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people.
 1 Corinthians 6:13- The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the lord and the lord fro the body.
 Ephesians 5:3- But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or any kind of impurity or greed because its improper for Gods holy people.
Main fears are:-
• Loss of moral virtues, e.g. Adultery and fornication.
• Being seen as an outcast- some communities will stone you to death.
• Fear of going to hell because you broke Gods commandment. Thou shall not commit fornication or adultery. Exodus 2.
• Risk of permanently damaging your testimony as a Christian. Physical Relationships
Having sex with a partner can be a meaningful way to express yourself. But there are two important physical risks; sexually transmitted infection and unintended pregnancy or losing fertility. Physical intimacy
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It is important to stay informed and make smart choices concerning sexual activity. Some STDs produce lesions or discharge that is noticeable on the body and some do not. Before intercourse, partners should examine one another for lesions, growths, or torn skin and each should ask about the other's health history. Asking a partner if they have a history of warts, sores, or discharge before sex is a good practice. It is important to remember that people are not always honest about their sexual history. Partners may choose to explore sexual activities that do not involve

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