Masturbation expresses the opposite unless done with the other partner.The husband may experience orgasm with his wife without actual intercourse.
If away from his wife and he is experiencing strong sexual desire and he can have an orgasm by thinking about his wife, etc. More Detail: As mentioned, the Bible does not directly address the issue of masturbation or deliberate self-stimulation of the sexual organ to the point of orgasm.
It does warn against all forms of self-indulgence, adultery of the mind, and fornication.
But for most, the issue of dating involves "romantic attraction and desire." Therefore "dating" must be approached by what the Scripture says regarding romantic desire and marriage, the only relationship in which romantic desire is to be fully expressed.
If "dating" is defined as two single friends of the opposite sex doing things together for fun without any attraction or romantic desire or intimacy involved at all, there is no issue to discuss regarding dating. The Bible describes and gives directions concerning friendship.
Below is a brief summary of some of the issues dealing with this subject. This is one of those hot buttons on which there is a great deal of disagreement and what is given here by no means touches all the bases.
Summary: The Bible no where specifically forbids or denounces masturbation.Moses' wife was of another race and in Numbers 12:1-15 Aaron and Miriam were punished for criticizing this interracial marriage.The book of Ruth tells a delightful story of a foreigner who became part of the lineage of Christ.The Bible is clear that when both parties are believers (equally yoked), interracial marriage is not wrong.A Christian couple contemplating marriage must prayerfully and carefully consider the impact their marriage will have within their cultural context, their family relationships, future children and the society in which they live.Also, in our culture, through "dating" people will often find a life partner and marry.