I disagree.  I think that being a virgin is a strength, not a weakness.  You have to be strong to resist sexual temptation.  By doing so you avoid the pitfalls of sex.  I doubt that men like me are going to have sexual dysfunctions.

In general, being a virgin is a strength rather than a weakness, but a male gets to a certain age where virginity helps him less than it hurts him.  By avoiding the pitfalls of sex, you're also avoiding the benefits of sex.  No one ever thinks they're going to have sexual dysfunctions.  I suggest you learn more about this and read Undressing the American Male .


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When it comes to celibacy/abstinence, I am more likely to point out the downside of being sexually abstinent. I don't advocate abstinence as a long-term sexual lifestyle. Abstinence is a good thing when the alternative is being sexual in an indiscreet manner, but it is a bad thing when a healthy sexual lifestyle of being monogamous with a partner is available. I frequently answer questions in the masturbation and male masturbation categories on AllExperts.com. I take all questions pertaining to sexuality.


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