Some Things You Lose When You Have Sex Before Marriage

Alex was reeling with excitement as his birthday inched closer. “What will my parents buy me?” he kept musing. “Will it be a digital watch, an iPad, or a bike?” On the eve of his birthday, he stealthily sneaked into his parent’s bedroom, where he was certain his birthday gift was hidden. A shimmering new electric guitar was snuggled in the corner of the room. Beside himself with joy, he ran towards it and ran his fingers over it, taking in its splendor. After a few minutes of being awestruck, he sneaked out of his parent’s room unnoticed.

As his dad presented him with the guitar the following day, Alex did a poor job acting surprised. “Don’t you like your new guitar? I thought you would be leaping for joy!” His father opined. Having had a sneak peek of his gift, Alex was having trouble acting surprised and delighted. In the same way, when couples engage in sex before marriage, their relationship changes. Several things they previously enjoyed slip through the cracks. They, for instance, find it hard to trust each other and make sober judgments. This article will explore six things you lose when you have sex before marriage.

What Does the Bible Say about Sex Before Marriage?

God disapproves of sex before marriage, and He has a name for it – sexual immorality or fornication.

“Now concerning the things of which you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman. Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband.” (1 Corinthians 7: 1-2).

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SOURCE: Crosswalk, Keren Kanyago