Why is there this medicalization around sex and the female body? Switch to the mobile version of this page. McConkie's popular book Mormon Doctrine stated that all those using condoms or other artificial contraception are "in rebellion against God and are guilty of gross wickedness.
Juli about love, marriage, or sex? Join in the conversation on Facebook or Twitter. Do you really believe this is true, even if you don't feel forgiven? This article is part of our larger Spiritual Life resource meant to answer your questions about the Bible, God and the Christian faith.
Mormonism has a more sex-positive take. Keep asking questions and looking to God for help - He has all the answers! If your faith calls you to abstinence before marriage, that is fine and good. For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments.
Switch to the mobile version of this page. Though celestial marriage is the only form of marriage recognized as a sacramentthe church permits sex within government-recognized marital unions, the notable exceptions being same-sex marriagecommon law marriagecivil unions in jurisdictions where marriage is availableand polygamy.
Premarital exams are a thing in Utah.
Pin It. In any event, a full understanding is beyond the scope of this report. Members who are found entering into or solemnizing polygamous marriages or associating with polygamous groups are now subject to church discipline and possible excommunication. LH: It does seem like an odd concept, but what's bad about seeing a gynecologist before having sex for the first time?
Subsequent discussion of marital sex warned against behaviors that the church considered unnatural, impure, and unholy, including general authority Spencer J. Dog Ear Publishing.