BYU Study Supports Abstinence Before Marriage

  • 28 January 2011

A new study in the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Family Psychology provides support for the Church’s practice of sexual abstinence before marriage and fidelity within marriage.

The study, carried out by researchers from Brigham Young University, shows that couples who wait until marriage to have a sexual relationship enjoy greater benefits than couples who do not.

To find out more about the study, statistical findings, and national and regional news articles about the study, read the full news release.