Many continue to not only support the condom as the major warrior against STDs, but vociferously deny and oppose education which includes the serious shortcomings of condom use for so-called "safer sex". It is time to critically assess the effectiveness of this type of protection and to implement an alternate plan of prevention to curb the ongoing devastation in the lives of young and old alike.
I came to understand that the idea of chastity was a complete owner's manual for our bodies. This was about understanding, finding and living love! Then I had a radical idea.
The Vatican has expressed profound concern over the way international forums address the issue of human sexuality, particularly in reference to adolescents, because of the focus on, and banalization of, the topic, which disregards the immanent values of the persons dignity; as well as those academic programs of sexual education that do not address individual differences nor the real needs of children and youth, encouraging them to become sexually active at an ever earlier age, with results that are later regretted, the Vatican document states.
Although at the wedding ceremony, the man gives up his absolute autonomy, the impulses to act like a single man are still there. It becomes the daily task of the husband to mortify these impulses to act like a single man, and to continue to act like a married man, concerned with his wife.
The sexual revolution promised to give people greater freedom and joy in their sex lives; but has resulted in record levels of sexually transmitted diseases, the legitimization and spread of pornography, greater hostility between the sexes, and critically high divorce and illegitimacy rates. Sexual Wisdom, a book by Dr. Richard Wetzel, M.D. offers a way to redirect this revolution.