How Does Sex Before Marriage Effect A Future Relationship?

Sex is expected to be part of a dating relationship in today’s culture. However, when you add sex to a dating, not covenant relationship, you convey that the arrangement is nothing more than flesh focussed- that commitment isn’t necessary, and that sex is not worth waiting for. If someone will have sex during dating what’s to say they won’t have sex with whomever they want moving forward, even if they are in a relationship. It’s a self satisfying act.

Additionally, what’s happening in the person’s heart? Sex is intimate and was created by God as a submission to another person in a covenant relationship. It requires humility and surrender. When you give yourself away sexually outside marriage, you are giving part of yourself away with no strings attached- part of you is now gone forever, to be trampled by the person you had sex with outside of marriage.

Clinton Faupel, Relationship Status, RemedyLIVE.com
Clinton Faupel, Relationship Status, RemedyLIVE.com

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