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Unless you have really good reasons to motivate you, maintaining physical boundaries in your courtship will crumble like the walls of Jericho when you really like someone and have become emotionally close to them.I’ve known the most conservative, Bible believing, sincere, godly people get pregnant before marriage because the temptation to be physically intimate overpowered them.If I asked you to house-sit for me, I'd expect you to treat my house respectfully. When you fornicate (have sex when you're not married), you are doing something destructive to someone Else's property. Therefore you must be a responsible steward of your body.I'd feel betrayed if you trashed it while I was gone. 1 Cor , 18-20 Now the body is not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body... Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body. know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?Your life still has no value,” continued Smart." (source)Setting physical boundaries in your courtship has nothing to do with your worth as a person.Protecting your purity has to do with your well being and God's glory.The root of the problem is not our behavior but our heart.Out of the desires of the heart come the actions of life.
In light of this paradigm shift, you don't need to worship your virginity, (although you should not trivialize it either).
Here are the questions I hope to answer in this page: Recently the concept of purity has received a lot of attention.