Many sex education curricula, including those provided by Planned Parenthood, promote outercourse to teens as a form of "safer sex" because it eliminates the possibility of pregnancy and minimizes the risk of contracting many sexually transmitted infections.
By nature, romantic physical affection is designed to build toward the process of arousal with the intended end of sexual release.
God created sexual behaviour as an intimate bond between husband and wife.
Expressing sexuality within a covenant relationship cements a couple’s commitment to one another.
Scripture says that it makes two people so close that they become one flesh.
This involves not only physical intimacy, but also emotional, mental and spiritual closeness.