We know from examples from our own history that individuals have had very creative and fulfilled lives without sex.- Vulnerability of individuals due to the inner vacuum that is created as a result of the lack of balance between the material and the spiritual dimensions of life.
Psychotherapist Garnet Holteen brought the Living Waters Program for Sexual Brokenness to Calgary over a decade ago.Joe Woodard Calgary Herald Calgary's rock FM stations, with largely teen and 'tween audiences, broadcast commercials promising that young women who use a particular condom brand will improve the chance their young men will stay for breakfast -- or even ask for their phone numbers.Thirty years on, the Sexual Revolution looks irreversible. And yet, a generation-and-a-half after the Summer of Love -- when hitchhiking boomers were serenaded with "be sure to wear some flowers in your hair" -- the vague promise of happiness through free and natural sex still seems unrealized.Those taking sexual liberal stances would likely to vote Democratic, and those answering conservatively, Republican.In a recent Atlantic Monthly article, Thomas Edsall predicted the sexualization of politics will benefit the left.Why people get involved in illicit relationships and the disillusionment about sexual satisfaction. Three decades after the Sexual Revolution, North American society has experienced sex as sport, sex as spectacle, sex as freedom, sex as an expression of individual identity, sex as a political statement, even sex as a spiritual pathway.In the end it mentions the virtues and beauty of chastity. Have we learned anything useful about the meaning of sex?The happiness and enlightenment resulting from enriched inner lives far outweigh any happiness or satisfaction that can be attined through the externals and therefore the need to indulge in inappropriate behaviours is minimised.This is just to add Ginanic perspective on this issue.Then loneliness creates a greater hunger for connectedness" -- interpreted in turn as the need for yet more sex.Holteen says much of the sexual brokenness he sees is "people turning inward" because reaching out to others seems too high-risk.