When our sexual selves are the focus, we lose who we are as whole people.
If we can learn to see ourselves body, soul and spirit, it becomes easier to save your whole self for marriage," she says.
You need a game plan: a set of ideas, attitudes and actions that will help you glorify God and safeguard your relationship from premarital sex. Genesis tells us that He made humans both male and female in His own image.
He blessed them, and one of the first commands He gave them was to "be fruitful and multiply" (Genesis -28).
So, sexual desire is a big deal to us, because it was first a big deal to God.
It is a gift, but it needs to be , which is exactly where we're having trouble today.
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.
For some that means avoiding sexually charged movies, books, television and anything else that puts you in the mood.
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.
She adds that managing desires isn't just for the single/dating years.
"Sexual desire is going to remain throughout your life," Dr. "Singles often believe that the sexual desire switch turns off in marriage, and they are attracted only to their spouse.