Can you have a good relationship without having sex?

Yes!
There are tons of ways to show that you care about or love someone that don’t involve sexual activity. People demonstrate love by being there for each other, solving problems together, listening to each other, sharing hard times as well as good times, helping each other grow, and being patient with one another.

“Good” relationships are based on honesty, trust, equality, communication, and respect. Another sign of a good relationship is that the other person always wants the BEST for YOU.

There are a lot of teens who are saving sex for marriage who are in happy, healthy relationships. You’re definitely not alone.

What do we do if we don’t have sex?

We’ve provided some creative ideas for dates that don’t involve sexual activity. Never let “because we were bored” be your excuse for engaging in sexual activity.