Totally Unbiased Study: Saving Sex for Marriage Will Improve Your Relationship

photo by Jeremy McBride

A new study shows that delaying sex until marriage will lead to a more satisfying and stable relationship, according to researchers at — get this — Brigham Young University. That’s the right, the university whose honor code bans porn, gay sex, sex outside of marriage, cussing, sleeveless shirts, alcohol, cigarettes, coffee, and tea (tea!) claims to have science on its side. Apparently couples who had sex the earliest — after the first date, say, or even in the first month of dating — had the worst relationship outcomes.

“What seems to happen is that if couples become sexual too early, this very rewarding area of the relationship overwhelms good decision-making and keeps couples in a relationship that might not be the best for them in the long-run,” says researcher Dean Busby, of Brigham Young University’s School of Family Life, sounding oh-so scientific and objective.

Read the rest of this post on SUNfiltered

One Comment

  1. It is not the tea itself, it is overwhelming amount of caffeine and the addictive nature. Though tea and coffee are sighted as specific hot beverages not to indulge in.

Comments are closed.