The STOP sign is pretty cut and dry. Stop means stop. If you do not, you could get a ticket or you could get smashed by another car. The STOP sign is a non-negotiable. If you are taking your driving test to get your driver’s license and you fail to stop at the STOP sign, you fail the driver’s test. Stopping when told to do so is essential. There is no argument. There are no second chances.
There are STOP signs in marriage too. They mean the same thing in marriage as they do on the streets - stop. Here are two big ones: pornography, and infidelity. The bottom line is that you stop - that you do not go there. No trial runs. No baby steps. No just this once. STOP.
Make it an absolute. Do not cross the line. Do not give in. Pornography and infidelity destroy families and marriages. You are not the exception. Actually, there are no exceptions. They are relationship killers. The sign says STOP and that is exactly what you must do. If you run this sign, the consequences are far more devastating than you could ever imagine. STOP means STOP for a reason. So STOP. Today. Now.