It wasn’t like anything he’d witnessed in the two years he’d been viewing child pornography.Until now everything he’d seen seemed to suggest that the kids liked it, but this toddler was clearly in pain.
As anyone who’s read my abstinence column here at Louder With could guess, my wedding is something that I’ve looked forward to for quite some time. Because my wife and I were judged all throughout our relationship. If you’re young and wondering whether you should wait, whether you should just give in, become a live-in harlot/mimbo and do it the world’s way.
After having tied the knot at the end of August, I can now say beyond all shadow of a doubt, that it was everything I’d hoped and prayed that it would be since childhood. People laughed, scoffed and poked fun at the young, celibate, naive Christian couple. If you’re wondering whether all of the mocking, the ridicule, the incredible difficulty of saving yourself for your spouse is worth it, let me tell you without a doubt that it is.
Adam was at his desk in the second-story bedroom of his family’s suburban home when he came across it.
He had recently switched file-sharing programs to one that offered more content and faster browsing, and his downloading habit had increased in kind.
At the same time, we overheard the table next to us discussing their very own wedding from the night prior. “The thing is, nothing’s really changed,” the bride said.
Puzzled, my wife asked, “Did you get married last night too?
He moved over to his bed, a twin with a sturdy, wooden frame, and lay down on the crumpled blue and white cloud-print sheet. Directly across from the foot of the bed was a bookshelf housing an impressive collection of horror novels.
Atop the shelf sat several chess and baseball trophies whose silver sheen had been dulled by dust, and he stared up at them as he tried to process what he had just seen.
These men are usually middle-aged, unrepentant serial abusers who are caught only after remaining undetected for years. Anecdotal evidence suggests that most pedophiles first notice an attraction toward children when they themselves are between 11 and 16, mirroring that of any other sexual awakening.