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About 92% of the respondents had attended college, 32% completed some college, 24% obtained a bachelor’s degree, and the average age was 36.The majority of the couples had sex within two months of starting to date, while 16% delayed intercourse until marriage.The study involved 2,035 married participants in an online assessment of marriage called “RELATE.” According to the study, people who waited until marriage: “Most research on the topic is focused on individuals’ experiences and not the timing within a relationship,” study author Dean Busby, Ph D, a professor in Brigham Young University’s School of Family Life, says in a news release.“There’s more to a relationship than sex, but we did find that those who waited longer were happier with the sexual aspects of their relationship.” It may be that couples report greater satisfaction and sexual quality if they’ve waited because the extra time gives them longer to learn about each other and develop the skills necessary for good relationships, Busby says.Mark Regnerus, Ph D, of the University of Texas, who wasn’t involved with the study, says it suggests to him that couples who “prioritize sex promptly at the outset of a relationship often find their relationships underdeveloped when it comes to the qualities that make relationships stable and spouses reliable and trustworthy.” He is the author of a forthcoming book titled “Premarital Sex in America,” being published by Oxford University Press.Busby and colleagues controlled for the influence of religious involvement in their analysis because it often plays a role on when couples choose to initiate sex.If they can't sacrifice now, don't expect them too in a marriage.I realize that, but at the same time, this is becoming exhausting.
What’s more, couples who delay sex until their wedding night have more stable and happier marriages than couples who have premarital sex, according to the study, which appears in the Journal of Family Psychology.I understand that this sucks, but, morality aside, you really don't want to get to a place of engaging in sexual relations because it's what you think you need to do to keep someone around.Sex is meant for intimacy in love (as well as reproduction).I realize that's not that old, but for 28 years before this, I sought love and was consistently rejected, but in time, God provided, and abundantly beyond measure. That's what it feels like to be in a relationship where you don't have to deal with worrying about putting out or the stress of being the sole sexual gatekeeper in the relationship. I had always compromised a bit, so instead I made a list of my real non-negotiables. I then got on OKCupid, answered like 200 questions, and set my search parameters for someone local-ish who met my criteria and matched at 90% or higher. I got involved in local young adult groups (actually, helped get one going).
A few months later, I found this guy on OKCupid and it's the best thing ever.Its frustrating, but I know it will hopefully be worth it and I'll find that one in a million guy who is everything I've prayed for.Speaking of which, thank you to all who are including me in their prayers, I really appreciate that so much!There's a bunch of us left and we're waiting to find a girl like you. If all he wants is sex you don't want a relationship with him anyways.