Why is masturbating, porn, sex outside of marriage a sin?


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why is masturbating, porn, sex outside of marriage a sin?
God bless


#2

Read the Church teachings:

CCC 2351 Lust is disordered desire for or inordinate enjoyment of sexual pleasure. Sexual pleasure is morally disordered when sought for itself, isolated from its procreative and unitive purposes.

CCC 2352 By masturbation is to be understood the deliberate stimulation of the genital organs in order to derive sexual pleasure. “Both the Magisterium of the Church, in the course of a constant tradition, and the moral sense of the faithful have been in no doubt and have firmly maintained that masturbation is an intrinsically and gravely disordered action.” “The deliberate use of the sexual faculty, for whatever reason, outside of marriage is essentially contrary to its purpose.” For here sexual pleasure is sought outside of “the sexual relationship which is demanded by the moral order and in which the total meaning of mutual self-giving and human procreation in the context of true love is achieved.”

To form an equitable judgment about the subjects’ moral responsibility and to guide pastoral action, one must take into account the affective immaturity, force of acquired habit, conditions of anxiety or other psychological or social factors that lessen, if not even reduce to a minimum, moral culpability.

CCC 2353 Fornication is carnal union between an unmarried man and an unmarried woman. It is gravely contrary to the dignity of persons and of human sexuality which is naturally ordered to the good of spouses and the generation and education of children. Moreover, it is a grave scandal when there is corruption of the young.

CCC 2354 Pornography consists in removing real or simulated sexual acts from the intimacy of the partners, in order to display them deliberately to third parties. It offends against chastity because it perverts the conjugal act, the intimate giving of spouses to each other. It does grave injury to the dignity of its participants (actors, vendors, the public), since each one becomes an object of base pleasure and illicit profit for others. It immerses all who are involved in the illusion of a fantasy world. It is a grave offense. Civil authorities should prevent the production and distribution of pornographic materials.


#3

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#4

Not only are these issues grave matters, they also are a bad basis for proper romantic relationship formulation.


#5

Well masturbation is sinful because it’s not natural. It destroys the purpose of sex which is for procreation. It is also causes a person to lust, which is sinful, and is also why Porn is sinful because it’s lust. People only masturbate just for pleasure rather then for procreation; which is what sex is for. Yes sex is pleasurable; but the only reason for that is to get people to want to procreate. It’s a evolutionary biological thing. Sex outside of marriage is sinful because you are not truly committed to that person outside of marriage. Marriage shows you are committed to that person, and when you are committed to that person you can procreate with that person by love. Hence; making love…


#6

Well masturbation is sinful because it’s not natural.

No, it is “natural” being “of nature” But it is not Holy, or what humans are called to use sex for. It is indeed sinful, because it is against the nature of the Holiness of man. So, while “not natural” might be accurate, it is generally counterproductive to use the terms you did.

It’s a evolutionary biological thing.

No, that is also confusing terminology. Sex needs to be procreative and unitive for humans. I am confused as to what “evolutionary” or biological basis you have for that as most animals can get aroused and/or self stimulate.

Your arguments are poor because you are not highlighting how we are called to be different by our very natures and image of God status.

Marriage too is sacramental not just commitment. It is the joining of two into one, it is family. Sex without the sacrament and even participating in sex by watching it (porn) is indeed adultery!


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