As a divorced mother of one son, it was a challenge becoming single again. I was making the decision to live a celibate life after experiencing sex for the first time during my marriage. Although it was difficult when I first started out (and it still is), here are 5 reasons why I’m on this celibate journey for eight years so far:
1. I am a Christian, and I firmly believe in the Bible. Hebrews 13:4, NKJV states: “Marriage is honorable among all, and the bed undefiled; but fornicators and adulterers God will judge.” I know it’s considered ancient, outdated and very “Cleaverish” to believe in or to practice celibacy based on the Bible, but I also have other reasons which are listed below.
2. I don’t have to live in fear of picking up a STD or getting pregnant unexpectedly. I know there are “precautions” that we can use…
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