Ciara Candidly Reveals What Helped Her to Abstain from Sex with Russell Wilson before Marriage

Ciara revealed that she and husband Russell Wilson remained abstinent until after their July 2016 wedding due to the power of prayer.

Ciara has opened up about her relationship with husband Russell Wilson and revealed that the two had abstained from having sex before marriage.

Ciara explained the couple's decision to wait In today's world of instant gratification and easy physical intimacy.

"You shouldn't feel like you have to give your body away to get someone to like you."

FALLING IN LOVE AT A HOLLYWOOD PARTY

Rumor has it that R&B singer Ciara and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russel Wilson first met at the wrap party for NBC's series "I Can Do That."

The singer, who had previously been engaged to Future, and the star athlete hit it off straight away and became an item.

The couple tied the knot at romantic Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England, and have been on honeymoon ever since.

LOVE AND MARRIAGE - THE OLD FASHIONED WAY

The couple started dating in 2015, announced their engagement on March 11, 2016, and were married on July 6 of the same year. What many fans may not have realized, was that the celebrity couple abstained from having sex until they tied the knot.

"It's important to have a friendship. It's important to have standards."

LIVING ACCORDING TO HIGHER STANDARDS

Ciara revealed that at the beginning of their relationship she and Wilson sat down and discussed the details of their intimacy, and decided to wait until they were married to become lovers.

"That took a lot of prayers. It was hard. I can't lie. I have to give credit to my husband for sharing those views. It's awesome how it all worked out."

A FAIRYTALE WEDDING AT AN ENGLISH CASTLE

The couple tied the knot at romantic Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England, and have been on honeymoon ever since.

Ciara and Wilson celebrated their second wedding anniversary with a "honeymoon" trip to China, South Africa, and Botswana.

The loved-up celebrity duo welcomed their first child together, Sienna Princess, who was born on April 28, 2017, a honeymoon baby.

CIERA AND RUSSELL WILSON'S ADORABLE BABY GIRL

Ciara and Russell Wilson's adorable baby girl will soon be turning 2, and she is just as gorgeous as her famous mom.

The R&B singer has been reveling in being a mother again and has been sharing every step in her daughter's development with fans and followers on Instagram.

Ciara shares her first child,  four-year-old son Future Zahir Wilburn, with her ex-fiancé, rapper Future.