save (oneself) for marriage

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save (oneself) for marriage

To abstain from engaging in sexual intercourse or activity until one is married. I was worried he wouldn't want to keep seeing me once he found out I was saving myself for marriage, but he was incredibly understanding about it. Some people made fun of me for it, but I'm glad I saved myself for marriage.
See also: marriage, save
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Their relationship is now said to be physical, though her mother insists it was instilled in her daughter to save herself for marriage.