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One of the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. A visible attribute of a true Christian life as found in Galatians 5:22-23.
Having command or mastery over, or possession of, one's own behaviour.

"...make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love."

2 Peter 1:5-7
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I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
Frenemy has a family tragedy. "Thoughts and prayers."
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Something very difficult, yet some people are able to pull it off, and people who aren't able to pull do it are called rapists or sex offenders.
Guy1: Man, those tits were so nice, i broke a sweat trying to keep my self from squeezing them.

Guy2: Man they must have been awesome, good thing you have self-control.
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Not saying what you're really thinking, despite how emotionally rewarding it would be.
'You managed not to tell your future mother in law what a cunt she was being? Talk about self control.'
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To me self control is when you can stop yourself in bad situation and also stop yourself from making the dumbest decisions in life
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When Netflix be callin yo name so hard and you be like "okay"
Self-control is so yesterday.
Totes my goats, giiiiirl
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