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Real Help for Sex-Starved Christians

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If you skip a meal, your stomach will start grumbling and you’ll probably get rather cranky.  If you keep skipping meals, you’re going to start obsessing over food.  The hungrier you become, the less you will care about the quality of what you eat and the more delicious garbage foods will taste to you.

We can find this same pattern applying to another major appetite that the human body has: its appetite for sex.  Humans vary quite a bit in their desire for sex.  Some of us never want it.  Others of us want it all the time.  Some of us can take or leave it.  Some of us are feeling so starved that we’re obsessing.  Just as being starved for food will cause you to readily ingest foods that are bad for your physical health, being starved for sex will cause you to readily participate in sexually arousing activities which are bad for your physical and psychological health.  Watching porn, for example, has a very detrimental effect on humans. The same is true for many forms of sexual activities, such as BDSM, orgies, rape, and molestation.  But the fact remains that once we become overwhelmed by the need for sexual release, our fear of being harmed drops out of the equation, and we find ourselves charging into all kinds of self-harming activities. Read more of this post