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Honest Question: What If I Already Had Sex? What Now?

Dealing with Sexual Regret

Question: What do I do if I already had sex, but I still want God's design for sex in my life? Is it too late?

Sexual regret can hit out of now where. Here's the good can be a sign that God is ready to work in your life. Don't be afraid to talk to him about how you are feeling and express your regret for what you have done.

The Bible Says:

Answer: It isn't to late to turn back to God, if you've already had sex. It will be a journey to untangle yourself from all the things that come with sexual sin.

Get Away From Anything That Pulls At Your Sexual Desires. "Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."

The Truth: Don't Give Up! Nothing is Impossible With God. (Luke 1:37) Through Confession and Repentance God can restore and reset your standards for sex. This journey is part of renewing your mind and becoming a new creation in Christ.

The High Way Journal:

Scripture, Prayers, & Conversation with Jesus (Towards the Back of the Journal)

  • Ask Holy Spirit to bring to mind times you exposed yourself to things that gave you the wrong view of sex.

  • Invite Him into the Memory. Ask Him to heal any wounds or lies you took on as a result that that situation. Replace the lies with the truth.

  • If you have had one or more sexual encounters, ask Holy Spirit to break the connection between you and the person. Take time to work through with God the wrong thinking that led to the situation.

  • Ask Jesus to lead you out of each sexual memory equipped with the truth. This helps you get unstuck in areas of sexual sin. Be sure to fully invite light to fill the memory.

Need More Help?

Talk to a trusted adult or mentor to help you work through things. Any form of abuse should never be kept secret. It wasn't your fault. Ask for help so you can heal from the hurt.


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