"The world teaches us that our sexual nature is the most powerful piece of us.In reality, our sexuality is only a small piece of who we are.So where does this leave all of those who have already messed up?
We're a generation that's almost marked by a lack of self-discipline.
We spend too much, we eat too much and it seems as though our sexual appetites have no limits.
As the leader in a dating relationship, a man has an important responsibility when it comes to making and keeping a game plan with his girlfriend.
The primary way of doing this is by initiating conversations about physical boundaries and casting a vision for a relationship that honors Christ.
Yet, at the same time, I knew couples who did it right.
They met, fell in love, dated and waited until they were married to have sex.
Every couple needs someone who will speak into their relationship.
"A mature couple can serve both the role of accountability partners and mentors who help the couple develop the skills necessary for building a great marriage," says Jeffrey Murphy, marriage mentor and co-author of . We also had a few couples that we spent time with who would prod into our situation." Jason is a worship leader and minister at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va.
Viticus Thomas, one half of the married couple behind Dating and Waiting, a ministry that promotes abstinence, advises young men to not make sex a focal point, but to instead point the relationship in a better direction.