Editor’s Note: This is not posted as an endorsement of the dating culture.
I’m a virgin.
If the topic ever comes up, it’s always received with an incredulous, “Whaa?”
The former mainstay, “Are you a virgin?” has now become, “Are you STILL a virgin?” almost exclusively.
Why would anyone want to retain their v-card? (Cue the “Jesus is my boyfriend” jokes dripping with condescension, please.)
As glamorous, exciting hook-up culture became mainstream behavior, abstinence became a word associated with delusion and naiveté.
Read the rest here.
The Ministry of Marriage
Biblical Thinking About Courtship and Marriage
Sex, Marriage And Family Life in John Calvin’s Geneva: Courtship Engagement And Marriage
The Princess and the Kiss