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A specific period of time in which one decides, for personal reasons, that they are not going to have sex.
"Sarah, that guy is totally checking you out! Let's go chat him up!"

"Sorry but you'll have to count me out. I'm sick of pregnancy scares, and so I'm taking a three month leave of abstinence."
by 3monthsordietrying January 17, 2009
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"Leave of abstinence" is a term used to describe when a person stops their voluntary restraint from indulging in bodily activities that are widely experienced as giving pleasure. Most frequently, abstinence refers to sexual abstinence, or abstention from narcotics, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine or food.
Man speaking: "My friend abstains from sex, but now he says he wants to get laid, so he's on a "leave of abstinence."
by demographic-man June 14, 2011
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