When most people think of virgins, their brains immediately go to images of young women in their teens and early 20s, not men over the age of 22.
In this week's Sex Talk Realness, spoke with three men who have remained virgins for a variety of reasons to find out what it's really like to be an adult male virgin in a world that equates sleeping with a lot of women with masculinity. Have you made a decision to remain a virgin until marriage? I grew up in the church and joined a Christian fraternity in college, so I've had that accountability from others throughout most of the formative years of my life.
The response was overwhelming: 500 registrations in less than 3 days, and over 250 very detailed comments.
I know, because as a Christian woman, I recorded in my memoir how I felt tortured and frustrated about being single; tired of married Christians telling me to be happy in my singleness and be married to God.With the obsession that today’s media has with youth and appearance, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s only the young who are looking for companionship, that dating is a young person’s game. Which of the following images do you think the media is more likely to use to accompany an article on online dating? At the same time, more older adults over 55 find themselves single and looking, either through divorce or the tragic loss of a husband or wife they loved for many years.This means that there are more seniors and baby boomers than ever before looking for some companionship to fill the void of their prior partner.Being Single Today Are you a single Christian woman or man confused about what God says about dating, courting, or the process of becoming engaged and married?How many seminars, church sit-ins, counseling sessions and peer discussions about fornication, sexual morality prior to marriage, finding the one for you, and the length of time that it will take to marry have you had in the last few months?Man C: I didn't set out to be a 27-year-old virgin, but it just kind of happened. I looked at pornographic pictures when I was 12 and got caught and never really had an urge to go back to it.