Ok, so I'm a 24 year old Mormon guy. I'm not the best Mormon guy, but I do want to get married in the Mormon Temple. It is what it is. I started having sex when I was 20, and I have been with a number of girls that are Mormon as well, and I have been with a number who are not.
My Life At BYU-I As a Gay Mormon
My Life At BYU-I As a Gay Mormon | Zelph on the Shelf
Devoted Mormons adhere to strict teachings that inform choices about everything from one's diet to humanitarian service. And as with most religions, those teachings follow them through the most personal aspects of their lives, including into the bedroom. Although the church discourages "any kind of sexual behavior" before marriage, sex is considered a "bonding experience" once the couple has entered a committed union. Before marriage it's this bad thing, this negative thing, this thing you avoid.
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My family was a traditional family where we had my father, the Patriarch, and my lovely mother by his side. I was raised alongside an older brother and a younger sister — raised in a very heteronormative environment: at home, at school, in the community, and especially in the church. I knew that I was attracted to guys from a very young age — even before adolescence. Society did not allow for gay children. Growing up as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I was always taught about eternal families, about happiness coming from families — you know, the kind where you have a man and a woman and a couple of kids or