In the abstinence version of ABC, for example, it meant that condoms were not given to teenagers despite many having sex before marriage, not always with a condom.
Any degree of absenteeism would cause me to fail Math and to lose my scholarship. I was so afraid of failing that I even pledged abstinence from my abundant supply of alcohol.
The ultimate goal is for them to separate — abstinence before marriage, you know.
Such periods of abstinence were regularly punctuated with periods of alcohol abuse.
But now he joins in when it's necessary for business reasons and often talks and jokes about his abstinence -- and he volunteers to be the designated driver now and then as well.
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With a little abstinence, you know, my dear, in point of vegetables.
Until a few years ago, condoms and abstinence were alone in that tool kit.
She points out that safe sex education has been proven to cut the spread of disease, whereas the abstinence - only approach is woefully ineffective.
The Lady begins to speak instead of the unyielding virtue of sexual abstinence that's absolutely central to an entirely different kind of doctrine: the doctrine of virginity.