Colton Dixon On Why It Was Worth To Save Sex Until Marriage

Colton Dixon, 24, of “American Idol” revealed to People Magazine that he indeed wait until he was married until being intimate with his wife, Annie Coggeshall. The happy couple tied the knot this month on January 8th, this is what he had to comment on their wait: he opted to wait until his Jan. 8 marriage to Annie Coggeshall, 27, before having sex.

“It was kind of strange: we checked into the room and realized, ‘We actually get to go to sleep side by side! This is so cool!’ Anywhere we’ve traveled before, we’ve always gotten two hotel rooms. We wanted to remain pure in that area.”

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According to him, it was his Christian upbringing that ultimately influenced his decision to stay away from sex until he was married.

“It was not easy, but I believe sex was designed for marriage and I knew it would be more meaningful to wait. That was something I grew up thinking and feeling, and I believe the Bible backs it up as well.”

His wife was on board with the decision that they had made prior to their marraige: “Deep down in my heart it felt like it was the right thing. And we’re really glad we did. We know God’s hand is on our marriage.”

“Deep down in my heart it felt like it was the right thing. And we’re really glad we did. We know God’s hand is on our marriage.”

Article People Magazine

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