Sexuality is part of our fallen nature. It is evil only to the extent that we misuse it—misuse that most certainly begins with the curiosity that young people develop at the age of puberty. At the age of sexual self-discovery, the problem of self-pollution (masturbation) is, whether we like to admit it or not, a rather universal one. Pastors have always realized this and have exercised care to deal with adolescents who fall to this sin with patience and careful guidance. With time, these youngsters can be led to understand its nature, to put an end to it before it becomes a habit, and to understand that the sexual urge, like any other, is subject to control” (Orthodox tradition, A collection of articles concerning lust).
Other reasons for indulging in the act include the fact that one would not bother about contracting HIV/AIDS. Some say it is their own way of consoling themselves when they are lonely or rejected. The consequence of this is that such a one remains in that state of rejection when the two minutes pleasure of masturbation is over. It is no therapy to loneliness.Others get involved in it because they were sexually abused through aunties, uncles and house helps.Believe me majority of people who engage in illicit sexual activities actually get involved because somebody abused them.
I read a story of a young lady who got hooked to lesbianism through her sister. But she had been sexually abused at age nine by their caretaker.This adopted sister of hers was also sexually abused by her father.Her had called into her room one day and started fondling with her genitals and for some reason after initially resisting the moves , she finally sucumbed to the pressure of lesbianism. Right now she is regreting though it will take God to deliver as she is presently seeking help but for some reason she cannot explain she just cannot stop. It will take the power of God to give up any sexual habit.
Other reason why some people especially men cling to sexual act is because they are too shy to ask a lady out. Howbeit, taking a look at the consequences, the process that leads to masturbation addiction becomes insignificant. It must be stopped. We must understand that when the purpose of a thing is not known, abuse becomes inevitable. For adolescent males, nocturnal emission known as “wet dream” is normal as it is part of the process of becoming matured.
However, we must understand that while men slept, the enemy came and sow tares. While Growing, experimentation is a tendency as such lots of wrong things are done. Again, these things either make us or mar us. A teenager who does series of abortion at the age of sixteen stand the risk of not being able to have children due to the complications that may arise from it. A child that learns how to carry gun at age 13 might end up being an assassin. Just has a teenager who learns to masturbate consciously is at risk of becoming a sexual pervert note I am speaking from experience.
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