Why did God make me this way? Can singles thank God for sexuality? ; How much are singles worth sexually? ; Why do singles sometimes feel worthless? ; God's surprising answer : the value of single sexuality -- Why does God leave my sex switches on? Does sex guarantee intimacy? ; Why did God make us male and female? ; What is the hidden purpose behind single sexuality? ; How can I handle temptation? -- How far is too far? Should sexual intimacy increase with commitment? ; Should singles feel compelled to be sexually intimate? ; How full is your moral bank account? ; What about living together before marriage? -- Tough questions and value-filled answers. Intimacy, gender, and commitments ; Incompatibility, attractiveness, and single parenting ; Masturbation, fantasies, and lust.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-186).
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part One If God Loves Me, Why Am I Still Single? 1. Virgin Territory 2. Sex and Intimacy: Listening to Those Who Are Married 3. The Fine Art of Intimacy 4. Single, Again -- Part Two Preparing for Dynamic Sex and Satisfying Intimacy 5. The Single Cycle 6. How to Handle Those Hormones 7. Becoming a Great Lover Part Three Dating in the Nineties: Applying Intimacy, Avoiding Disease 8. Before You Kiss, Read This 9. Hope for the Single Heart -- Appendix A: Pro-Active Abstinence -- Appendix B: The Singles Survey -- Notes.
As the first book on "Single's Sexuality" written by a single, Sex and the Single Person offers a unique perspective. With humor and biblical insight, Bob DeMoss addresses such important topics as: - The six phases of the singles emotional cycle - Dealing with the problems of divorce and widowhood - Handling sexual desire and temptation - How to prepare for true intimacy in marriage.