As well as abstaining from sexual thoughts, sexual touching, pornography, and actions that are known to lead to sexual arousal. At the age of 10, I took a pledge at my church alongside a group of other girls to remain a virgin until marriage. Yes, you read that right — I was 10 years old. I played with Barbie dolls and had tea parties with imaginary friends.
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Growing up in a Christian home, I was raised to view my virginity as almost as important as my salvation. I took those warnings to heart. It's difficult to understand if you didn't grow up in the church, but the focus on purity before marriage is so pervasive in many Christian circles that I didn't even question it. Of course I would wait until marriage.
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Skip navigation! Story from Sex. While it was once unheard of to know someone who'd had premarital sex or, at least, someone willing to admit it , many millennials would now be hard-pressed to point toward someone who waited to have sex. It seems that the old idiom, "Why would anyone buy the cow when you can get the milk for free?
Next Part Breaking the Hymen. Back to Sex Its Unknown Dimension. Back to By David C. In the early twentieth century, over 80 percent of brides were estimated to have entered marriage as virgins. By about , the statistics had reversed—about 80 percent of brides entered marriage having lost their virginity.