Dear Aunty Lisa
I am 23 and would like your help. I am a Christian and I am having a problem with masturbation. I want to stop, but it seems very hard and I feel so messed up when I do it. I tried very hard to stop but it is just difficult.
I would like some advice on what to do. It stresses me out a lot.
Masturbation is not a habit that one can stop easily. Some people never stop until they get married and the desire for sexual satisfaction is fulfilled within the bond of marriage. Others continue to masturbate even after they are married.
I suggest, therefore, that you visit a Christian book store and purchase books that address the subject. I know the Bible is silent on the matter and Christian counsellors do not all agree what one should, or should not, do and whether it is a sin to masturbate.
Please do not condemn yourself. Pray and ask God to help you to do everything to please Him.