The Virgin’s Guide to Dating Women

The Virgins Guide by Shiv

7 steps to help men clear shame, acknowledge your power, and enjoy intimacy with the women you care about.

Celibate by Choice


In a time where sex is everywhere and expected of most adults, some people choose to say no.

Why I Won’t Date (For Now)

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A young man, at the apparent prime of his dating life, decides to give up on dating

“Life Partner” Is Not Synonymous with “Romantic Partner”

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Marie S. Crosswell explores the radical notion that your Life Partner and your Romantic Partner may not have to be the same person.

The 30-Year-Old Virgins

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JJ Vincent thinks he finally knows why he and his friends did not understand the 30-year-old virgins.

Why Are Priests Really Celibate? (And Will It Change with a New Pope?)


Catholic priests weren’t always celibate, and some believe the matter is not a closed issue.

Will Catholic Priests Soon Be Allowed to Marry?

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Britain’s top Catholic cleric thinks the church should lift the ban on Roman Catholic priests marrying.

Alternatives to Marriage: 12/1


Do you have to get married?

The Monk was Celibate, and Then Not…

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A newlywed psychotherapist meditates on the goodness of her marriage to a monk

Let’s Assume I’m a Virgin


Being a 23 year old man and still a virgin seems to require an explanation.

Celibacy: When Same-Sex Attraction is a Cross


HeatherN comments on the case of a Catholic man who remains celibate due to his same-sex attraction.

White Man, Chinese Women: A Story of Prostitution, Romance, and Celibacy

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Being a foreign man in China, as Brandon Ferdig found out, is a balancing act between your human and animal sides.

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A Season of Celibacy


After years of doing the exact opposite, a few months of celibacy changed Hugo Schwyzer’s life.