Like people in many other faiths, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) believe in abstinence from sex before marriage and complete fidelity and loyalty to one’s spouse after marriage. In this vein, the Church recently released an interfaith Mormon Message about the challenge youth face to stay sexually pure.
This video features a Buddhist, a Catholic, a Lutheran, a Muslim, a nondenominational Christian and a Mormon, each of whom speaks candidly about why he or she chooses to not engage in sexual relations before marriage.
“When people say that young adults can’t control their sexual urges, to me that’s actually rather offensive that I can’t control myself, because I know I can,” said Claire, who is a Lutheran.
Watch the video below to hear comments from other young adults.
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