There is a certain power of protection in receiving blessings from good people. Those blessings have a special potency as they are coming from spiritually evolved people.
To loose money, prestige, health or even life itself is not such a loss. To loose faith is the greatest loss.
Sex could be a gift of God but when it becomes an obsession, it blunders all intelligence and people are driven to abominable acts to satisfy their lust.
It takes hard work to make something wonderful.