Podcast: Download 6. Subscribe: RSS. The answer in each episode is compiled from the various responses provided by the volunteers. I have understood that masturbation is considered to be addictive and that Jesus taught that we should not think lustfully about members of the opposite gender.
Prophetic Counsel About Sex Within Marriage: A Brief History
The Mormon Therapist: Neither a Sin nor a Transgression – Sunstone Magazine
Kimball , — In counseling Church members about dating, courtship, and marriage, President Spencer W. He told of a young couple who had fallen prey to this deception of the adversary:. Since the world began, there have been countless immoralities, but to hear them justified by Latter-day Saint youth shocked me. Rather, you lusted for one another.
I am 29 and have my endowments, but I also masturbate. I feel guilty about it. But is it? I am a single LDS woman, age 31, hoping to get endowed soon.
Over the years, the LDS First Presidency has made various statements about sexual relations between husband and wife. Unsurprisingly then, Mormons seem to hold divergent views on this topic. But it is unclear which are the prevailing attitudes today because Mormons are typically tight-lipped when it comes to sexual matters. A review of First Presidency statements over the past century reveals some interesting historical trends that may shed light on the origins of prevalent attitudes among Mormons today about sexual relations within marriage.