How can I be sexually disciplined?
Below are five areas to consider in order to maintain self-control and sexual integrity:
- Do not allow obscenities to be used in your presence.
- Do not participate in sexual or crude jokes.
- Do not underestimate the power of lust.
- Discourage personal, revelatory conversations with members of the opposite sex.
What does sexually pure mean?
Both men and women are expected to remain sexually pure. This includes abstaining from sex, but it also extends to avoiding lustful thoughts. For the young women, being “pure” also means being responsible for the boys and men around them and comporting themselves in ways that do not “tempt” others to sin.
Does confronting your abuser help?
Confronting their abuser gives them a chance to express exactly how they feel about what was done to them. It helps them to free themselves within. While confrontation with an abuser may seem like the right thing to do, it varies from person to person. For some survivors it might be the perfect thing to do.
How do you confront an abuser?
Ensure you remain in control. You may want the abuser just to listen and not say anything until you expressly give permission for them to speak. Be prepared for him to defend himself and/or minimize the abuse, i.e. “I didn’t hit you that hard.” etc. When this happens calmly reply by explaining the abuse in more detail.
Is it a sin to imagine kissing someone?
The Bible never says that is a sin, so, it isnâ€™t. A kiss may be seen as a caring gesture and not have a sexual connotation to one, while the other person may be stimulated into sexual thoughts and response just by thinking about it.
What does the Bible say about a kiss?
The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ kissed his disciples, for example. And we kiss our family members as a normal expression of affection. In many cultures and countries, kissing is a common form of greeting among friends. So clearly, kissing is not always a sin.
Should you ever confront an abuser?
It isn’t always necessary to confront your abuser in person. You can still do it symbolically by writing a letter that you never send, role playing etc. If your abuser is unavailable then there are still exercises you can do to help alleviate some of your frustrations. Try the exercises in “starting a journal“.