We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.Learn more. Timeline of teachings and events. Below is a timeline of events, publications, and speeches on the topic of masturbation in the LDS community. 1800s. 1871 – First Presidency member Daniel H. Wells told a group of Church leaders that many of their young men had a masturbation habit (called "self-abuse", "self-pollution", and "onanism") that was a great sin and would prevent marriage and lead.
Oct 03, 2014 · In an unprecedented move, LDS Church leaders announced during the Saturday morning session of General Conference that they had given their approval to masturbation that serves a legitimate medical need. The policy sea change comes after years of pressure from mental health advocacy groups who argue that guilt and shame surrounding self-abuse. Apr 28, 2015 · The Mormon Therapist: Neither a Sin nor a Transgression I’m trying to tell myself it’s OK. But is it? I am a single LDS woman, age 31, hoping to get endowed soon. The problem is, I have had issues with... well, I am too embarrassed to even type it. I started experimenting [with masturbation] at a fairly young age and continued until.
Perhaps in this forum members can truly “bear testimony” without fear or feeling a need for social conformity. The following is a sincere and truthful account of my masturbation experience in the church. I am an LDS member who faithfully followed church teachings all during my youth. My parents were very loving and I had an excellent home. May 31, 2017 · No one at Central Middle School wanted to be my friend. Once, a kid with breath so bad I swear he had a gum disease told the teacher he didn't want to sit by me because I was gross, and she honored his request. It was a bad time to be a seventh-grader. But it .