Before dating marriage
As parents, brothers and sisters, we must always be filled with the goodness of God that leads to repentance.
So why do people judge me when they find out that I'm not a virgin? You feel criticized by people who learn you aren't a virgin, but you might be surprised to know that some people feel criticized for just the opposite reason—because they've never had sex!All sexual relationships outside marriage are considered fornication. In other words, there is nothing unclean about sexual relations within marriage, but there is judgment for those engaged in fornication outside marriage.Consequently, this also includes cohabitation, i.e. people living together before marriage as a couple.“You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” “But I say to the unmarried and the widows: It is good for them if they remain even as I am; but if they cannot exercise self-control, let them marry. I'm a 16-year-old Christian who recently gave up my virginity.