Washington Blade Article on Exodus
Frank and Anita Worthen warned a group of ex-gay men and
their would-be wives that it is best to avoid deep kissing until
after marriage, and that prudent couples wait a year after
wedding before attempting intercourse. (Photo by Jeremy Bigwood)
The Washington Blade lets Exodus conference speakers speak for themselves.
Some key quotes from the story:
From Frank and Anita Worthen's workshop:
Falwell said parents must intervene. Allowing a teen to be gay is as dangerous as allowing a son or daughter to play on the interstate, he said.
Frank Worthen, an Exodus founder, and his wife, Anita, offered tips on how the ex-gay male can marry a woman and meet the expectations of family and friends. They addressed a classroom packed with about 60 people, about half with what appeared to be their spouses.
“Men are ready for marriage when their desire to be protected becomes a desire to protect,” Frank Worthen said. “A man should also have three years of celibacy,” he added, “and have been free of pornography and masturbation for some time.”
A wife needs to be prepared to offer extra help so that her husband can have an erection, she said. Also, she said some men do not enjoy the feel of a woman’s skin.