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Joanna wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • When we have had impure desires and thoughts about many married persons how should we confess this?

By saying:

  • How many times we have done this for each person, or
  • Just say, I have had impure desires and thoughts about married persons x number of times?

Joanna

  { How do we go about confessing sexual sins dealing with married people? }

Eric replied:

Hi, Joanna —

Yes,

That is basically how you should confess. You need to tell:

  1. what kind of sin it is — adulterous thoughts, and
  2. how many times you did it.

You might want also to indicate whether you willfully lingered over these fantasies or whether they were thoughts of a brief, passing nature.

Eric

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