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Longest you've been abstinent

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Linas, Oct 22, 2009.


  1. Linas

    Linas

    Jan 6, 2005
    Chicago
    Well how long has it been? I am going on 9 months now, and its kinda rough. I dont really sleep around for fear of diseases, so i guess i'll play the waiting game for now.
     
  2. Thor

    Thor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    Are you asking the single guys or the married guys?
     
  3. Absentia

    Absentia

    Feb 25, 2009
    Married: Longest was 4 months
    Average is 2-3 weeks

    ..... /cry
     
  4. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    On purpose?... never.
     
  5. define abstinent, so i can give you a clearer answer.
     
  6. For me it was around a decade
     
  7. UncleFluffy

    UncleFluffy

    Mar 8, 2009
    California
    Head Tinkerer, The Flufflab
    We talking solo or with co-pilot?
     
  8. 21 years.

    Not by choice though.
     
  9. Single - 2 months
    Relationship - 7 days
     
  10. The first 21 years of my life.


    After that, about a year and a half long dry spell.
     
  11. southernrocker

    southernrocker Banned

    Apr 4, 2009
    18 years by choice. I sleep easy, not having to worry about a pregnant girlfriend, diseases, ect. Call me old fashioned but I plan on waiting till I marry. I am human so of course I want to, but I resist.
     
  12. So far it's been about 16 years. I don't that that will end any time soon.
     
  13. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    I respect that, for the record.
     
  14. It's been 6 years. I've been with the same girl for 4 years and i wholeheartedly respect her decision to wait till marriage. The 2 years prior to that i was touring heavily and i had no girlfriend. I have a stern stance against the whole 'band slut' mentality.

    Honestly it IS a bummer... but i know the good outweighs the bad, it allows a strong relationship based on things besides sex. FWIW, her nor I are religious at all, we always get asked that and it tends to shock people when they find out we're celibate w/o some sort of doctrine as an excuse. I think the idea of kids terrifies us... at least for now while we're so busy with school.
     
  15. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Connecticut
    Married girls can get pregnant and have diseases too, just so you know :D
     
  16. I've never tried absinthe.

    Oh, wait... never mind.
     
  17. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    27 years (yes, by choice) and then I got married.

    bc
     
  18. nad

    nad 60 Cycle Humdinger Commercial User

    Sep 22, 2005
    Not Mars
    The Overlord of Nordstrand Pickups
    Two years. Never again. I'll rent a hooker next dry spell if need be.

    Not that I have always thought this way, but I find purposeful abstinence a bit silly. Sex is quite similar to breathing and eating really. Perfectly natural. You can enjoy the pleasures of life without falling into a big greasy pit of hedonism. Life is already short and dumb enough as it is, why put more obstacles in place?
     
  19. drteeth

    drteeth

    Apr 1, 2008
    Leuven, Belgium
    21 years.
     

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