"It is best that you and your date do a lot of outside activities so you can remain focused on each other and not sex," he says. Don't add more temptation by always being alone." Jason Peaks agrees that a relationship out in the open helped him and Danielle stay pure.
"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."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.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.One way a man can do this is by paying attention to the kinds of dates he plans.