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by Cortadew
Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Are all sex forbidden?
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Are all sex forbidden?

Hi david 😃, I hope you are going great with your life and your practice ☺️🙏 I have seen that too in some internet forum users, but it's not all of them. Perhaps those that push celibacy are further along on the path? Some lay people, even married couples voluntarily undertake celibacy to permanently...
by Cortadew
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Theravāda for Beginners
Topic: Are all sex forbidden?
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Are all sex forbidden?

I don't understand why internet forum Buddhadhamma practitioners are so obsessed with forcing celibacy in the laity. It's true the blessed one never spoke in favour of sensual pleasures but I believe a dedicated lay person may strengthen sadda throughtout the 5 precepts and ocassional take on the 8P...
by Cortadew
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: Toxic Relationships
Replies: 15
Views: 2830

Re: Toxic Relationships

try to avoid associating with fools.
by Cortadew
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: should I marry or be single?
Replies: 60
Views: 1892

Re: should I marry or be single?

In college, I ate horribly and sat around all day so I had almost no sex drive; I was six foot one and weighed 145 lbs with zero muscle; I dressed terribly and I never had more than $100 in my bank account, and was extremely socially anxious and hated crowds. I also I had a very attractive girlfrie...
by Cortadew
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: should I marry or be single?
Replies: 60
Views: 1892

Re: should I marry or be single?

looking for a girlfriend is such a waste of time in this day and age. it's much better devouting to complete celibacy as the buddha instructed.
by Cortadew
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: should I marry or be single?
Replies: 60
Views: 1892

Re: should I marry or be single?

Observe wisely if you can get used to the recluse life, enjoying singledness.