Defending my choice to be a virgin until marriage

The decision to wait until my wedding night to have sex was entirely my own.

Sure, growing up in a Christian household - with a mother who encouraged such a choice - had something to do with it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 25, 2018, with the headline 'Defending my choice to be a virgin until marriage'. Print Edition | Subscribe