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Sitting in Former jehovahs witnesses dating watchtower Kingdom Hall as a young child, I would hear talks about sex, but they were, for the most part, warnings about what not to do—what was moral and what was not— but mostly not. Masturbation was wrong, mutual masturbation was wrong, and both oral and anal sex were wrong. So I promised myself that as soon I found out what the heck they were, I would never do them.

As I grew up, I came to understand what sex is really all about, according to Watchtower teachings. I also heard from the platform and from people at the Hall how it was not good for a man to be alone; that he needed a wife to satisfy his sexual needs.

I divorced my husband for spousal abuse at the age of twenty-two. All I knew was that men wanted and needed sex. In my late twenties I started rebuilding my life. I had a severe drinking problem by this time, and needed to sober up. In doing so, I learned about being human. I will never forget one conversation Former jehovahs witnesses dating watchtower had over coffee with a group of people while we were talking about my view of relationships.

He went on to say that men had feelings and I was just breaking hearts, and how cruel I was. It never occurred to me that I was hurting anyone. Men only wanted sex, right? I needed to call a time out! To be honest, it was overwhelming and I had no idea where to start.

After much whining, my Former jehovahs witnesses dating watchtower challenged me. It took over six months for me to come up with a list of twenty-five things — not an easy assignment. Looks and money were not allowed. During this time while I was making lists and learning about myself, I was living in a no-date zone.

I was learning about and setting up boundaries.

Dating no longer equaled sex the way it had before. I knew more about myself, I knew what I wanted, and I was no longer willing to settle for just anyone that came along. I became a happy single woman. I even enjoyed living alone.

I met the man I am still with today during this blissful time in my life and while still on my honeymoon with myself, so Former jehovahs witnesses dating watchtower was no rush. I felt no need to be with someone to fill a void in my life. I found him interesting and wanted to get to know him better.

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