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My question is this, regarding to physical intimacy, how much is too much? Because of how total this gift is, it is only safeguarded within the permanent, lifelong covenant of marriage.
In the body language of sex, the body says, “Here is all of me, completely given to you and only you.” Realizing that sex is naturally designed toward the creation of new life, there is also a way in which the body speaks of an openness to becoming co-creators with God.
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We’ve been through good time, bad times, great times, and terrible times, but through all of that we’ve been committed to Christ and to each other as friends.
That level of commitment and trust opens the door for a greater level of intimacy, especially through prayer.
It can be argued that there is no Christianity without relationships.
As Catholic Christians, we are called to a profound tri-union with our true selves, with others, and with God.
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C21 Resources Spring 2014 Intimacy and Relationships in Catholic Life We are grateful for the thoughtful guidance of guest editors Lisa Cahill and Kerry Cronin who bring a wealth of expertise not only with respect to moral theology but also years of experience working with young people.
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Why would I do that with them but not with the one that I’m discerning to spend the rest of my life with?
A: As I look back on my time high school and college, I’ve noticed that most of the friends that I still have from those days are friends that I prayed with.