Relationship without Sex: How Possible, How Lasting


More and more, young adults preoccupy themselves with discussions,findings,and experimenting on things pertaining to love and sex. Irrespective of the cultural, religious or social situation, the questions concerning this reality never escape their minds.

For this reason, the issue of relationship/dating is one discussion that arouses the interest of young adults as it directly affect their moral,social and religious upbringing. They are surrounded by lots of “don’ts” and yet they are betrayed by their day to day feelings and experiences.

These concerns everyone; it cannot be avoided; it only needs to be understood and managed; otherwise, the result may render one useless,sinful,guilty and of course miserable. I have been confronted by many female young adults asking why this or that male friend has to call the relationship/friendship a quit after two or more years of their being together. And when I asked why? Many responded saying it is because they deny the male friend sexual relations.

On one hand,i agree with them,on the other hand I disagree. I agreed because it is possible for men who feel sex starved to look elsewhere. I disagreed because where love exists or where love is the foundation of their relationship, sexual intercourse will not be the reason for separation. I sometimes have to ask this question: “is it possible to have a sexless relationship?

To be Continued

By Fr Joyzy Pius Egunjobi

Be Blessed


About Michael Ogundele

A writer, ardent reader and lover of nature. fell in love with writing five years back and I've been engraved in her arms ever since. I share my little way of writing poetry and reflections based on Catholic faith and Spirituality on this space. I hope you enjoy reading as we ride the same chariot to the leafy greens. Do follow me and together, let us jump into the ocean of my ink.
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2 Responses to Relationship without Sex: How Possible, How Lasting

  1. Okusaga Kehinde says:


    Calling a spade a spade .. its impossible.

    But ..

    If we are gonna call a spade a shovel … its possible


  2. Hi Kenny,

    What makes calling “a spade, a spade” impossible.

    A spade remains a spade, regardless of what we chose to call it.


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