Thus they have a hard time (if they are male) getting or maintaining an erection.1.
Since masturbation involves the extensive use of the imagination while touching one’s genitals, those that do so are training their brain to respond sexually to a virtual partner as opposed to a real-life physical partner.2.
In recognition of his years of faithful service and significant influence, numerous local and national bishops and apostolic leaders consecrated Joseph to the Office of Bishop on April 29, 2006.
Joseph, his wife, Joyce and their five children live in Brooklyn, New York.
The asexual sex partner has a hard time maintaining an erection with their spouse (especially after they are familiar with them physically). The only way for the asexual to have good sex with their spouse would be to visualize having sex in their mind either with their spouse (while actually having physical sex) or worse: to visualize having sex with another person while having intercourse with their spouse.
This amounts to nothing less than “vaginal masturbation” (if it is a man).1.
Since masturbation enhances both sexual and marital dysfunction, it can only hurt a marriage, and thus hurt the ability of a marriage to fully succeed as a model to children.2.
What parents do is recycled and reproduced in future generations unless it is broken off (Exodus 20:5; Galatians ).3.What originally became an autonomous act of one’s will (masturbation) now becomes an uncontrollable addiction.Read Proverbs , which teaches that our own sin enslaves us.4.View all articles by Joseph Mattera There is much confusion regarding what the Bible says about masturbation.Because the Bible says little or nothing on the subject directly, many ministers teach young people that masturbation is acceptable because it relieves sexual passions without engaging in a sexual act with another person.I counsel people to be sexually chaste before marriage as a single because whatever is not dealt with when you are alone actually gets worse and is magnified once you get married.