Question: Does celibacy mean no kissing?

Celibacy generally means abstaining from sex (usually penetrative sex) voluntarily. Ideally, celibates must stay away from everything related to sex, such as kissing, cuddling, snuggling, or touching sexual parts. Celibacy is a voluntary choice and you can decide how you want to practice it.

What does celibate mean sexually?

Celibacy is the practice of not having sex. But not everyone defines celibacy the same way. Some people abstain from all kinds of sexual contact, including kissing or holding hands. Others only refrain from sexual intercourse.

What are benefits of abstinence?

Abstinence can be a way to avoid the risks that come with sex — like pregnancy and STDs — until youre ready to prevent and/or handle them. Abstinence can also help you focus on other things in your life that are important to you, like friends, school, sports, activities, having fun, and planning for your future.

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