My wife regularly tells dating couples that one of the reasons she trusts me is because I literally ran from compromising situations before we were married. When I asked my peers to share their stories, few were virgins with no sexual history, and even fewer wanted to talk about it. One of the ways Satan works this angle is by tempting you to think purity is a not-to-be-crossed line rather than a posture of the heart. Our newfound privacy offered greater possibilities for exploration, so as we would make out on a full-size bed behind a locked door, I would position myself on top of her for sometimes hours on end, rubbing my lower body into hers, safely containing our contact within our clothes. Though the early days of their relationship had been fine, over time they made consistent compromises that developed into a deeper pattern of sexual sin. We wait for an eternity with him. There were phrases like 'Don't date unless you're ready to get married' or at the age where you can support yourself on your own. Compartmentalizing Sexuality When I moved to New York City in the years following college, I was devastated to learn how many of my Christian friends were regularly hooking up at bars and sleeping with boyfriends and girlfriends with no plans for marriage. May God give us mercy to pursue purity for his glory and our good. After all, we can just pick and choose the parts of Scripture that we want to believe on sexual purity, right? When Cindy read 1 Corinthians 6: My sophomore year, Michelle moved out of our hometown for college, too. On the flip side, having sex is no guarantee that the deep emotional intimacy that everyone longs for will develop. In an interview with The Christian Post, two Christian Millennials share their diverse stories on faith, sex and marriage, and explain why many singles are battling against the "purity culture" of their youth.