Therefore whoever rejects this rejects not human authority but God, who also gives his Holy Spirit to you. Thus, it remains to explain why the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, despite much contrary contemporary opinion, insists: The true motive is sexual desire and the pleasure of satisfying it. Thus, they might argue that they do nothing unreasonable, for by engaging in sexual intercourse they share in the relevant good as fully as they now can or wish to—and is not that better than not sharing in it at all? Maggie Gallagher, Enemies of Eros: Moreover, since most sexual harassment involves immodesty, and since immodesty often provokes harassment, vigorous action against harassment, while necessary and good in itself, is unlikely to repress that evil unless modesty in general also is promoted.
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If you doubt this, just take a look around. Creating Greater Love and Passion in the Bedroom. Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ? Quite often, the emotional motivation underlying the choice to engage in it is not fully integrated with conjugal love, so that either or both spouses focus too much on individual satisfaction, with the bad result that the experience of marital communion is less perfect than it should be. Do not deprive one another except perhaps by agreement for a set time, to devote yourselves to prayer, and then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. In matters of justice, as was explained in 6. James Clarke, , for fuller development of one plausible psychological account of the homosexual condition and the possibility of healing it.
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It seems to me that if the younger generation understood this and believed it, things would change fast. Men, of course, similarly manipulate women, and people also manipulate those susceptible to homosexual temptations. The first thing to notice in answer to this objection is that there are passionate kisses which are not sinful incomplete sexual acts, for example, some kisses of chaste engaged couples see I. And God raised the Lord and will also raise us by his power. Love and Commitment in Marriage San Francisco:
The problem with this kind of information is that oversimplified averages can create anxious reactions. The answer is that marital intercourse is a unitary act in which the spouses are united as a single, conjoint agent. A young man would be far more careful if he knew that the moment he crossed the line he was committed. Sometimes, sexual arousal and even orgasm occur only as an unwanted side effect of some act chosen for a morally acceptable reason. Provided the couple do what they can to avoid such accidents, acts of this kind have the same moral character as their other acts short of marital intercourse. On the contrary, even those enmeshed in quasi-compulsive sins of weakness should be presumed to be acting with sufficient knowledge and freedom see CMP,