One thing clear about temptation is the fact that everyone is likely to be tempted. So do not ever think that you are grown past temptation,no,no. The importance of knowing how to resist temptation is that as a young person,it will
set you free from much anxiety now and will also prove to be a vital skill that you will need in adulthood. On how to resist temptation,first and foremost,I want you to know that you have the strong power to abstain from fleshly desires. Read more: how to stop addiction to pornography
TIPS ON HOW TO RESIST TEMPTATION
You see,a chain is only as strong as its weakest link says Awake magazine. Likewise,your resolve to do what is right is most likely to break in the areas,in which you are most vulnerable. So ask yourself dearie,which areas do you need to guard against? Is it the area of fornication?stealing? telling lies?
One can resist temptation by choosing as associates those who share your moral convictions. This is because,the company anyone keeps in life has 70% influence on him.
Behavioral attitude is infectious,know the company that you keep.
Another tip on how to resist temptation is to avoid circumstances that will make temptation harder to resist. For example:
- Do not allow yourself to be alone with a member of the opposite s**.
- Avoid using the internet at a time or a place that might make it tempting for you to view pornography.
- Stay away from people whose speech and conduct make wrongdoing look attractive.
- When you face temptation,reject it immediately. Do not dwell on the what-ifs or the idea that may be so wrong. The reason for this is because,letting the mind dwell on the possibilities is what gets one into trouble in the first place!!!