Have any other old-timers had similar experiences? ON:
That would even be true of the pioneers, that were an "avant garde" up to the point of no return. Would today's crop of young jws' urges be stifled? I doubt it. New is, that elders interview couples now, as to their chastity to allow kh weddings or not. That was not an issue in some areas, because witnesses were not sanctioned to do weddings, period.