It’s all well and good for a single gal to tell y’all to be good, but when you’re really in love things can get hard.After last week’s post on chastity, some of you might be wondering how on earth people do it.From what I’ve gathered, it generally involves more than just a strong will; it involves prayer and guidelines and communication and mercy.So for those of you who are in a relationship and struggling–or who aren’t in a relationship but are still struggling or who aren’t either but expect one day to be–here are some tips on pursuing chastity when love and chemistry seem to be conspiring against your better judgment.Every relationship is different which is why these are more broad guidelines than hard-and-fast rules.
Rather than making the innocent expressions a mere prelude to the "heavier stuff," make the most of them. Express tenderness by simply putting your arms around each other.
Make sure a kiss communicates true feeling and isn't just the first step to further physical involvement. Every marathon runner knows that you don't use up your energy at the beginning of the race; you need most of it at the end.