She adds that managing desires isn't just for the single/dating years."Sexual desire is going to remain throughout your life," Dr. "Singles often believe that the sexual desire switch turns off in marriage, and they are attracted only to their spouse.
Passion can build inside of you much like stress or tension can, and it's important to control that passion before it controls you.
For some that means avoiding sexually charged movies, books, television and anything else that puts you in the mood.
Yet, at the same time, I knew couples who did it right.
They met, fell in love, dated and waited until they were married to have sex.
Some couples are mindful of the words they say to each other or how they sit with each other (i.e., lying down or snuggling).
Set your boundaries, discuss them with one another and stick to them no matter what.
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.
Every couple needs someone who will speak into their relationship.