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Ciara has once again opened up about her and husband Russell Wilson’s decision to abstain from sex until they officially got married.
The 33-year-old singer and 30-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback – who is a devout Christian – made the decision to abstain “until the deal is sealed”…
“It was an organic thing for him and I think he was just being honest about where we are,” she told E! News back in 2015 before they tied the knot.
So how does she feel about that rule four years down the line?
“That took a lot of prayer,” the singer said in an interview for InStyle’s April 2019 issue.
“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.
“We women think with our hearts and with our minds. When we see a guy, we envision what he’s like and whether this could be something special.
“Guys see us from an exterior point of view—that’s something I learned along the way as a woman…You shouldn’t feel like you have to give your body away to get someone to like you.”
Seems like she stands by what she said all those years ago!
“It’s cool when you get to build a foundation with someone on how much you care for each other and really know each other’s personalities, so it’s really fun,” she said back in 2015, before their 2016 wedding.
Russell Wilson also admitted that abstaining wasn’t without its difficulties…
“I ain’t gonna lie to y’all now—I need you to pray for us,” he said at the time.
“I know y’all have seen her on the screen. If there’s a 10, she’s a 15.”
It looks like they got straight down to business, because just nine months after their wedding, Ciara gave birth to her and Russell’s daughter, Sienna Princess Wilson.
Their daughter is sister to 4-year-old Future Zahir Wilburn, who Ciara had with ex-husband Future.
And if Ciara gets her wish, Future Zahir and Sienna Princess could very well have lots of other little brothers and sisters too…
“I want to have as many kids as I can,” she added to InStyle.
“My kids keep me young. They keep me active. They give me purpose. They just make it all make sense.”
We think Ciara and Russell make a wonderful couple, and can’t wait to see their brood expand!