Abstinence isn’t really a hot topic among college students. And why should it be? One could roll out the list of benefits to having sex like a red carpet: stress release, intimacy, burning calories, improving sleep. Oh, and it feels pretty good, too. With the monopoly sex seems to hold over college culture, it can be easy to forget that not having sex is actually an option.Jacob, a married University of Montana student, remained sexually abstinent through his entire college career.