I have many single friends who have decided not to marry and live a life of joy and giving to others.Jesus may be all you need relationally and He will provide you the comfort you require.Some are for immediate use and others take time to discover, develop and materialize for opportunities down the road in different seasons of life.
Your struggle with a lack of sex drive sounds more related to your health than a gift.You do desire intimacy and someone to share your life with, so in my opinion, you are not necessarily called to remain single. I would start praying with your married friends, single friends, join a prayer group such as 1 Corinthians 7:7, Cliff Young, a contributing writer and a veteran single of many decades.SEE ALSO: Should You Reject Someone Because of Their Sexual Past?Paul confirms in 1 Corinthians 7:8-9 that some should not marry.I had a conversation tonight with an “aspie” friend who is married but like me he struggles with people. The term celibacy is not even in the vocabulary of society today, and sadly some Christian circles, and it would be a safe guess to say most these days would not use the term gift nor consider it to be one when referring to it.
HE SAID: Thank you for the candidness in sharing your refreshing outlook and perspective.She is also the author of four books.: We are not trained psychologists or licensed professionals.We're just average folk who understand what it's like to live the solo life in the twenty-first century.Kris has served in ministry in various capacities for the last 25 years.An accomplished trainer and mentor, Kris has a heart to reach and grow leaders so they will in turn reach and grow others.Editor's Note: In the March/April issue, we featured a special collection of articles on Christian singleness and sexual purity.