... and cold anger. "
“ Masturbation and other forms of non-marital sex are condemned in Scripture and described as sin. If this form of sexual immorality continues, one’s spiritual vitality and influence are certain to decline. " The body is not meant for sexual immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord for the body " (I Corinthians 6:9-13). As a parent it is important to draw a clear line between what is acceptable and what is unacceptable. Masturbation is particularly degrading and should not be tolerated.
If the Evil happens to be in your house, and your son or daughter gets “caught in the act”, the disappointment and disgust may leave you speechless for a moment, but you must control your anger and repeat your rules clearly. As mortified as he/she can be, remember it is not your fault, and it is part of the lesson. If you feel an additionnal punishment is needed, you may wait until the following evening to cool yourself down and give your young adult time to think about it. ”