Although it may sound old-fashioned, believe it or not, there are still couples out there who not only want to save themselves for marriage … but actually do.
My husband and I landed squarely into the “wanted to” but failed category; after four years of dating, we slipped on our promise to save sex for marriage and well, inadvertently made a baby in the process. Who knew?
Fortunately for us, that baby turned out to be the complete love of our life — as most children tend to be — and we can’t really say that we regret how things have turned out.
But once in awhile, part of me can’t help but wonder what things might have been like, had we succeeded in our vow of saving ourselves for marriage …