But hold on, there's another sound excuse to keep sex to wedding.
When a man is married as a virgin, his divorce rate is 63 % lower than a non-virgin. , The Social Organisation of Sexuality : Sexual Practices in the US ( Chicago : College of Chicago Press, 1994 ), 503. Not extraordinarily romantic, maybe, but committed long term, just like your wedding. Traditional lore signals that it became its colour from the drippings of Christs blood as it dropped from the cross on Calvary onto the green earth below. Bloodstone is the symbol of justice, and as bookends or decoration it creates a nice addition to order shelves or a night stand with its dramatic coloration. There are ways and masses of reasons, to celebrate.