An Essay about Single Sexuality
Maintaining sexual integrity for single people is a challenge given the level of temptations in society (Penner & Penner, 2003). However, there are measures they can undertake to ensure sexual integrity. For instance, they should not participate in sexual jokes or behaviors that may interfere with their commitment to ensuring sexual sanity. Besides, they should discourage personal conversations with members of the opposite sex, especially when the conversation is flattering (Penner & Penner, 2003). When the conversation becomes deeper, it is more likely that it will turn sexual. Nonetheless, they should immediately object if someone touches them in an inappropriate manner. They should reject the use of obscenities in their presence.
Human sexual desires are rooted in the need for connection. Hence single people should channel the connection to a more healthy and productive course. Sometimes, the intensity of our sexual desires is related to our emotional needs. Thus, it is important to make connections with others as well. Single people should protect their minds by taking inventory of what they consume from the internet and movies (Penner & Penner, 2003). Some films contain sexually explicit materials that may affect sexual, emotional stability. Most importantly, they should understand God’s design for sex and know how to handle a strong sex drive in a manner that gives God glory. Single should happen only in marriages.
Staying away from sexual activities as a single individual glorifies the name of God and helps to keep your body as a temple of Christ. Nonetheless, leading a pure single life acknowledges Christ as the owner of our bodies. Single people should serve the Lord without being destructed with the things of the world (Greenall, 2017). They can serve in the charge in greater capacity since they have no family or relationship commitments. Therefore, single people are an important part of the body of Christ.
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