It may go against Blokey’s rugby league culture, but the NRL star’s glamorous girlfriend Max King has opened up about abstaining from sex and living together until they marry later this year. .
The 25-year-old Bulldogs mainstay is engaged to glamorous model Christy Young after the pair met at a church.
They are very passionate about honoring their Christian faith by remaining celibate, even though many of their Bulldogs ‘mock him’, even though they support his strong values.
King has played 76 games in an injury-interrupted career among the Titans, Storm and Bulldogs since his debut in 2017.
Young has spilled the beans on the couple’s relationship, revealing that they had talked about refraining from sex until they were married on their first date.
Bulldogs star Max King’s glamorous girlfriend, model Christy Young, has revealed the couple’s promise to refrain from sex until after they’re married.
A powerfully built mainstay, King has played 76 NRL matches between the Titans, Storm and Bulldogs since making his debut in 2017.
Young has worked on several high-profile modeling campaigns.
“We’re so loud and proud of our faith…it’s never been something we’ve walked away from because it’s so important to us,” he said. 2DayFM Hughesy, Ed and Erin Show Wednesday morning.
“We talked about it (staying celibate) early on… on the first or second date.
“Cristian Dating 101 is that you’re not wasting anyone’s time, it’s a conversation we don’t avoid, and honestly, we’ve seen so many fruits in our relationship in terms of communication…it’s so good.”
Young laughed as he described King being set up by his pastor, and believes the couple remaining celibate has certainly helped his game on the football field.
We met at church. I lived on the Gold Coast and he was sitting across from me… we didn’t talk that day, but the pastor set us up. If you want a good boy, look for him in the church,’ he laughed to himself.
“When (sex) isn’t at the forefront of everything, it’s like we’ve been able to have such great conversations and build on our relationship, and have such a great support system for each other.
“(Celibacy) helps his game, in the sense that we have a good foundation in our relationship.”
King and Young are determined to remain true to their Christian beliefs and will not be living together or having sex until they are married later this year.
King worships at the couple’s church in South Sydney’s Glow
The couple now attend Glow Church in South Sydney together, but Young said she wasn’t always so sure about the blossoming relationship given her profession.
“When I met him, I thought, ‘oh, you’re a football player, red flag, what have I gotten myself into,'” he said.
‘Sure (his teammates are supportive)… but when we started dating they were like ‘like you guys are’ (refraining from sex).
‘The Bible says ‘refuse meat and God will bless you’: and we have seen such fruit of that.
“I feel so blessed to have met Max… we are the pieces of the puzzle that fit together and it all depends on God,” said the glamorous model.
King, whose great-grandfather, grandfather and father all played rugby league at the highest level, has previously expressed his desire to live a good Christian life.
But he felt that he had to hide that, originally.
“I had just turned 17 when I finally admitted that I had been living a double life. My big secret? He was a closet Christian,’ she said in 2018.
‘Every Sunday, I would dress for the gym but drive to church. I would change when I arrived and then go back into my gym clothes before heading home.
The couple got engaged in February and plan to marry later this year.
King was with the Melbourne Storm when they won the NRL Premiership in 2020, although he was injured at the time.
Last year he said that he was conscious of spending time with the right people in order to stay true to his Christian beliefs.
“Obviously going to church and being with other Christians or other people of faith is what I enjoy,” he said. news corporation.
‘I talk openly about it with the guys and they respect me for who I am. I don’t care if the guys get mad, I’m fine with that, because I’ll be bothering them about something.’
King, who started as a prop for the Bulldogs in both games to start the season, often shares Bible passages or photos of himself at church events on his social media pages.
However, he has admitted that staying celibate can be a struggle sometimes in the silly world that is the NRL.
‘It can be difficult. There are many influences,’ she said.
‘(But) As the saying goes, iron sharpens iron.’