24/02/2022 04:00 PM | Click to read full article
People may choose to be celibate before marriage or a committed relationship, or they may refrain from sex for a period for mental or spiritual clarity.
In 2018 Auzuree Johnson of Youngstown, Ohio, chose celibacy so she could focus on herself. “I was in a period of my life where spiritually and mentally I was wavering. I felt that I needed to keep to myself for a season or so,” she said.