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.
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He's a virgin saving himself for marriage. The author writes to encourage and inform others about God and His Word.
Reyad would have us believe he still hasn't lost his cherry and is saving himself for marriage. And he says most of the women who hire him by the hour are remarkably understanding.