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Better than Botox: 7 reasons to have sex tonight
January 6th, 2011
11:24 AM ET

Better than Botox: 7 reasons to have sex tonight

I often write about the benefits of a healthy sex life in this column, and my colleagues and I at Good in Bed are big champions of the importance of sex in maintaining a healthy relationship.

But there are some more surprising benefits of having sex, many of which are just beginning to be explored. An intriguing theme is emerging from the research: Not only does being healthy support your sex life, but sex actually supports your health.

Look younger

A long-term study of 3,500 people between the ages of 30 and 101 found that regular sex may shave between four and seven years off your physical appearance. Researchers at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in Scotland presented photos of the subjects to an impartial panel of judges, who were asked to guess their ages. The people who were judged to be the youngest were also those who had the most sex. What’s the connection between youthfulness and getting it on? In addition to boosting self-esteem and confidence, sex increases the production of human growth hormone, which is known to improve muscle tone.

Get happy

It goes without saying that sex can make you happy and contented, but a paper in the Archives of Sexual Behavior takes this idea one step further. Based on a study of 300 women that correlated condom use with depression, researchers concluded that women who never used condoms were the least depressed, while those women who always used condoms were the most depressed. One reason? The vagina may absorb the mood-boosting hormones and prostaglandins found in semen. It’s an interesting theory, but certainly no reason to advocate unprotected sex. Clearly, an unwanted pregnancy or STD would not increase anyone’s happiness.

Slim down

On average, sex burns about five calories per minute, depending upon your weight. Even engaging your partner in a hot kiss boosts your heart rate, which in turn increases your body’s caloric burn. Next time you’re too busy to work out, try getting busy instead.

Fight the sniffles

Sex may help fight off colds. In a study at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania, researchers found that college students who had sex once or twice per week had higher levels of immunoglobulin A, an antibody that boosts the immune system.

Keep the pressure down

Want to stress less? Sex could be just the thing to keep you calm. In a study by researchers at the University of Paisley in Scotland, 46 men women were asked to give speeches to an audience who, unbeknownst to the speakers, was told to act bored and disinterested. Afterwards, the participants’ blood pressure was taken—those who reported having sex within the last two weeks had the lowest readings.

Have a heart

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that erectile dysfunction (ED) is often an early indicator of poor cardiovascular health. Researchers followed more than 2,300 men for an average of four years and found that men with ED had a 58 percent greater risk of coronary heart disease. Another study showed that men who reported having three or more orgasms per week experienced 50 percent fewer heart attacks and strokes as compared with those who had less frequent orgasms. Sex may help the heart because orgasm triggers the release of the hormone DHEA, which helps with circulation and arterial dilation.

Live longer

For reasons that are still unclear, regular sex may even add years to your life. A study published in the British Medical Journal found that men who had sex less than once per month were twice as likely to die in the next 10 years than those who had sex once per week. And guys aren’t the only ones to benefit: Researchers at Duke University found that women who claimed to enjoy their sex lives lived seven to eight years longer than women who were indifferent to sex.

So forget about an apple a day. To feel healthier, look younger, and live longer, an orgasm or two a week may be an effective - and certainly enjoyable - remedy.

Ian Kerner is a sexuality counselor and New York Times best-selling author, blogs on Thursdays on The Chart. Read more from him at his website, GoodInBed.


soundoff (406 Responses)
  1. hoorah

    lets get it on!!

    January 6, 2011 at 11:40 | Report abuse | Reply
    • waho

      no string attached??

      January 8, 2011 at 02:10 | Report abuse |
    • cj

      I wish my wife would believe this.

      January 9, 2011 at 13:47 | Report abuse |
  2. W

    do you think self pleasure would have the same benefits?

    January 6, 2011 at 11:55 | Report abuse | Reply
    • somekid

      That is a similar question I was thinking, because if it does, then i dont Have to worry about finding a girl to play with my ding dong. LAWL

      January 6, 2011 at 12:06 | Report abuse |
    • Barb

      I hope so. I've gotten really tired of hearing my man talk about the cost of the pills all the time. Easier to let my fingers do the walking.

      January 6, 2011 at 15:07 | Report abuse |
    • Keep that Comment to yourself

      SHHHH... If it does, I don't want to know & I definately don't want my wife finding out!!!

      January 7, 2011 at 10:44 | Report abuse |
    • Frankly Speaking..

      Drill a hole in the wall instead..

      January 7, 2011 at 11:52 | Report abuse |
    • big John

      Hey Barb, if he is complaining about having to lay you = plent of other or even additional fish in the sea.

      January 7, 2011 at 12:01 | Report abuse |
    • TMI

      Well I can say that I have not been sick for 3 years 😉

      January 7, 2011 at 12:17 | Report abuse |
    • gadzilla

      Barb, if you're talking about bc pills, when your man complains remind him of the cost of giving birth to and raising a child comapred to the cost of the pills. I assume it is bc pills you are talking about, because I just can't see a guy complaining about the cost of Viagra 😉

      January 7, 2011 at 15:09 | Report abuse |
    • LMFAO

      lol if so you will never have to go to the doctor LOL

      January 7, 2011 at 16:32 | Report abuse |
  3. Paul Prunier

    So if that is true then I will dead very shortly. Who wants to get with me so I can live longer.

    January 6, 2011 at 11:59 | Report abuse | Reply
  4. JA

    My hubby better be ready for me when i get home!

    January 6, 2011 at 12:07 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Dying of Starvation

      Can you call my wife and convince her it is only right to follow your lead?

      January 7, 2011 at 11:47 | Report abuse |
    • Frankly Speaking..

      If your hubby ain't I am..lets get it on baby!

      January 7, 2011 at 11:54 | Report abuse |
    • Virgil

      Please send the memo out to my wife also!

      January 7, 2011 at 13:53 | Report abuse |
  5. palintwit

    Sarah Palin wants to outlaw masturbation. But how would she enforce it ?

    January 6, 2011 at 12:10 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Xiaomin

      Palintwit, I hope one of you is joking. 🙂

      January 6, 2011 at 12:35 | Report abuse |
    • Religious Sects

      Giving out free nursing home calendars would help!

      January 7, 2011 at 12:33 | Report abuse |
    • KumQuat

      By becoming omnipresent. Nothing kills desire as fast as hearing her speak.

      January 7, 2011 at 14:35 | Report abuse |
    • Tim

      By hand, of course

      January 7, 2011 at 14:40 | Report abuse |
  6. Judy

    Well I'm trying for immortality

    January 6, 2011 at 12:11 | Report abuse | Reply
    • RadTech01

      Why doesn't my wife think this way?

      January 6, 2011 at 13:40 | Report abuse |
    • Nom Nom

      The girlfriend-to-wife transition can be rough sometimes

      January 6, 2011 at 13:57 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's Husband

      Judy? Is that you? What's going on in that devious mind of yours? I am barley kepeing up with you now. Gosh.

      January 6, 2011 at 14:03 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's Boyfriend

      To: Judy's Husband
      Join the club dude.

      January 6, 2011 at 18:42 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's Neighbour

      Judy you Rock !! Last night was awesome !!

      January 7, 2011 at 10:40 | Report abuse |
    • Immortal One

      So Far, So Good!

      January 7, 2011 at 10:46 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's B.O.B.

      MERCY!!!!!

      January 7, 2011 at 11:50 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's boyfriend's friend

      Dont foget to drug ur husband tonight, your boyfriend too..I will be home by 11 as usual

      January 7, 2011 at 11:57 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's Girlfriend

      Can't wait to see you tonight, baby!

      January 7, 2011 at 12:26 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's minister

      Keep coming back, honey. Dip your toes into the pool of everlasting life. I'm glad I can help.

      January 7, 2011 at 14:38 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's Dad

      Don't even think it! I just brought her into this world. All of you owe me a big Thank You apparently 🙂

      January 7, 2011 at 15:11 | Report abuse |
    • Judys Son

      Mommy.....

      January 7, 2011 at 15:20 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's Hairdresser

      She's lying (only I know for sure).

      January 7, 2011 at 16:01 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's UPS Guy

      I got a shipment for you tonight babe 😉

      January 7, 2011 at 16:06 | Report abuse |
  7. Dr. Feelgood

    That's depressing in or itself. Probably not and on top of it you'll ruin your eyesight. 🙂

    January 6, 2011 at 12:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Judy

    Wow

    January 6, 2011 at 12:28 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Judy's Milk Man

      I know... it only gets bigger from here

      January 7, 2011 at 11:30 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's boyfriend's friend

      I swear its natural..

      January 7, 2011 at 12:00 | Report abuse |
    • Li-Li

      Damn, Judy, I wanna be just like you when I grow up! New goal: gain immortality like Judy! lol! have fun, girl!

      January 7, 2011 at 13:50 | Report abuse |
    • akb

      Judy, you need to write a book!! You seem to really have it going on!

      January 7, 2011 at 15:00 | Report abuse |
    • Judy's Guardian Angel

      Um, Judy... We need to talk. I didn't plan on doing this forever 🙂

      January 7, 2011 at 15:55 | Report abuse |
    • cinders23

      Judy, Judy, Judy... you are an inspiration to men & women around the world. You go, girl!

      January 7, 2011 at 15:59 | Report abuse |
    • Judys's Mechanic

      You are due for a tune up!

      January 7, 2011 at 17:14 | Report abuse |
    • chele

      Judy, between you and Mysti, you are easily the two most popular womenI have come across in quite some time!

      January 25, 2011 at 20:56 | Report abuse |
  9. Xiaomin

    Sorry Hoorah, if you were offended by my post, my questions didn't exactly meant to direct at you, it was a mistake as I'm new here, didn't exactly know how to post a comment.

    January 6, 2011 at 12:33 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Xiaomin's only friend

      That's OK, Xiao, we all make mistakes and accidents. Did you know that 80% of people are caused by accident?

      January 7, 2011 at 12:24 | Report abuse |
    • Xiaomin's dad

      You will keep jerking off until you become a doctor!...and then it will be drugged or dead patients

      January 7, 2011 at 12:36 | Report abuse |
  10. Victor

    This article is really silly...if you need to be convinced to do it based upon health reasons...you're probably not doing it right.

    January 6, 2011 at 13:28 | Report abuse | Reply
    • jules

      no doubt must be a slow time for the catholic church – condoms can cause depression !! Ya cos we are always afraid it will burst!!

      January 7, 2011 at 11:25 | Report abuse |
    • Knucklehead61

      Hey....whatever works...now if they would only tell women it burns fat faster than anything else...

      January 7, 2011 at 12:59 | Report abuse |
    • fishfry001

      Unfortunately, some people may have to show this article to their partners just to get a little more consideration. Sure hope it helps them get what they need!

      January 7, 2011 at 13:50 | Report abuse |
  11. Rook

    i felt up my wife while she was sleeping last night....does that count?

    January 6, 2011 at 13:53 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Perryboy

      NO!!!! You fool.

      January 7, 2011 at 11:08 | Report abuse |
    • fishfry001

      LMAO – that's really funny!!!

      January 7, 2011 at 13:51 | Report abuse |
    • Archie

      That's funny! Did she wake up tho?

      January 7, 2011 at 18:26 | Report abuse |
    • chele

      It sure does.

      January 31, 2011 at 21:22 | Report abuse |
  12. Nom Nom

    Cmon hot chinese girls, make it happen when i get online

    January 6, 2011 at 13:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  13. Jane

    Precisely why people think I am 30 when I tell them I'm actually 40.

    January 6, 2011 at 14:17 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Jane's Boyfriend

      Sorry, I have to take at least some of the credit. I work like a dog on Jane night and day. This ain't no picnic.

      January 6, 2011 at 15:03 | Report abuse |
    • Jane's Husband

      Um...Jane, who is this guy^^

      January 7, 2011 at 11:17 | Report abuse |
    • Jane's Girlfriend

      Husband, boyfriend...you been holdin' out on me, girl? All that talk of keeping your virginity till we get married...huh, just lies, d@mn lies!

      January 7, 2011 at 11:35 | Report abuse |
    • Janes cavity archeologist

      What!!!! You said you were 25 years old..

      January 7, 2011 at 11:39 | Report abuse |
    • Jane's Mom

      Dear ...you never were good with numbers. You'll be 20 next week.

      January 7, 2011 at 11:52 | Report abuse |
    • Jane's dog to Jane's boyfriend

      You dont work like me mofo! She my b***h

      January 7, 2011 at 12:06 | Report abuse |
    • big John

      Judy, I know what you mean about the age thing. People think I am 25 I am actually 85. Hubba Hubba.

      January 7, 2011 at 12:06 | Report abuse |
    • Jane's poolboy

      Shall we take a few laps, Jane? And by the way, you couldn't be 30....don't look a day over 25..

      January 7, 2011 at 13:01 | Report abuse |
    • jane's overworked entrance

      vacation....pleaseeeeeeeee

      January 7, 2011 at 13:09 | Report abuse |
    • Jane's "Gear"

      And I have al the fun!!!! 🙂

      January 7, 2011 at 16:08 | Report abuse |
  14. Skippy

    Fresca

    January 6, 2011 at 14:27 | Report abuse | Reply
  15. ngn

    Unfortunately, not everyone has the ability or opportunity to take advantage of this "benefit". Involuntary celibacy is an unmentioned reality. Maybe ObamaCare has a remedy for this?

    January 6, 2011 at 14:35 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Cupid

      Have a heart! Obamacare took away my PWA, think you could give something in return.

      Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., not to forget the role obesity plays in heart disease. According to this articles claims, we can reduce the risk of heart disease by half, and furthermore, reduce obesity, all while boosting your immune system. This is a 3-in-1 preventative treatment, like a vaccine. My healthcare covers vaccines, why not this! We need to band together and lobby our senators.

      January 6, 2011 at 18:00 | Report abuse |
    • Deputy Operations Supervisor, Federal Undertaking Committee (Kansas)

      You need to fill up Form 69 and submit to your local program office. A field agent will be assigned to your case and make house calls to visit your spouse. All application forms need to be in triplicate, and co-signed by your employer and Congressman.

      January 7, 2011 at 11:44 | Report abuse |
    • mag00n

      The remedy is weigh loss and some decent looking clothes

      January 7, 2011 at 12:03 | Report abuse |
    • Knucklehead61

      Try your right hand...or your left if that doesn't work.

      January 7, 2011 at 13:02 | Report abuse |
    • Knucklehead61

      Cupid's right. My cathouse bills should be tax deductible as a medical cost.

      January 7, 2011 at 13:03 | Report abuse |
    • chrisebos

      really. you had to be the num nuts who brings politics into this. go get laid

      January 8, 2011 at 02:41 | Report abuse |
  16. LLA

    I guess I got lucky, my playmate is 5 years younger and keeps me going all week long, sometimes more than once a day.

    January 6, 2011 at 14:45 | Report abuse | Reply
    • lessgetreal

      My playmate is 28 years younger than me. It used to be 4-6 times a week until I got hurt. I got a large dissability sum and she took it and kicked me out. It's all manual now.

      January 7, 2011 at 09:53 | Report abuse |
    • Jesus

      @lessgetreal, I hope you and Manual are happy together. Was he the pool boy or the gardener?

      January 7, 2011 at 09:58 | Report abuse |
    • Joe

      28 years? That's disgusting. Mine is 32 younger, and it's heaven 🙂

      January 7, 2011 at 15:33 | Report abuse |
  17. tom

    I do that 5 time an week And I love it.

    January 6, 2011 at 14:50 | Report abuse | Reply
  18. The Dinkee

    What do you mean get them out? I have been warming up with both myself for the last 2 hours. When are you coming home? Don't mean to rush you, just want to know. Take your time.

    January 6, 2011 at 15:07 | Report abuse | Reply
  19. Hy-c

    Misti should be in good shape she stays pretty busy.

    January 6, 2011 at 15:08 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Deputy Operations Supervisor, Federal Undertaking Committee (Kansas)

      You are hereby served notice that reference to our client Mysti (Misti to you) is a violation of privacy and breach of public morality.

      January 7, 2011 at 11:50 | Report abuse |
    • Misti's hubby

      You wanna get busy 2 ? I am free tonight, misti is seeing her nephews cousin

      January 7, 2011 at 12:10 | Report abuse |
    • Deputy Operations Supervisor, Federal Undertaking Committee (Kansas)

      sure... gotta jail some black kids first

      than mysti...

      after tonight's 30 seconds fiesta, your never going to look at a sewing needle the same again hehe

      January 7, 2011 at 12:52 | Report abuse |
    • gadzilla

      Soft lighting? Check. Incense? Check. Lube? Got it. Assorted small toys that require batteries? Check. Candles for dripping hot wax on swollen body parts? have it, that and the ice cubes to cool the heat. Sewing needle? Silence. Sewing needle? Uh, I think you have the wrong apartment...

      January 7, 2011 at 15:32 | Report abuse |
  20. Shay

    you are disturbed.

    January 6, 2011 at 15:21 | Report abuse | Reply
  21. dinker

    Someone has to work baby.

    January 6, 2011 at 16:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  22. PABob

    These responses were great. thanks to all of you for a GOOD CHUCKLE! BTW 3 or more times a week since I was 15 and I turned 55 today and feel, well like I wish I was at home instead of Houston working.

    January 6, 2011 at 16:34 | Report abuse | Reply
  23. MatureSenior

    For unmarried people, especially seniors, does orgasm without a partner provide similar benefits? This is a reality for many, many people.

    January 6, 2011 at 17:25 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Foxy

      Short answer: Some of the benefits but not all

      January 16, 2011 at 19:01 | Report abuse |
  24. The Dinkee

    You're the best! That's why I love you. That and that other thing you do so well.

    January 6, 2011 at 18:34 | Report abuse | Reply
  25. Tea Partier

    Stop picking on my girl. She is a thing of beauty. Dontchaknow. I go to sleep every night thinking of her like she is in the palm of my hand.

    January 6, 2011 at 18:38 | Report abuse | Reply
    • The Guy with the awkward laugh

      What do you have a hand puppet?

      January 7, 2011 at 12:32 | Report abuse |
    • sarah notpalin

      well hit me with a brick and smoke me!!

      hello fellow america!

      January 7, 2011 at 12:48 | Report abuse |
  26. The 1970's Guy

    Shay, is that really you?

    January 6, 2011 at 18:39 | Report abuse | Reply
  27. alan

    I agree maturesenior I am not a senior but I have been single my entire life and self loving is all I got 😦

    January 6, 2011 at 19:03 | Report abuse | Reply
  28. Garry Gilbert

    Boy i could use a good ticklin

    January 6, 2011 at 19:26 | Report abuse | Reply
  29. maybelline marquez

    i found this interesting :*

    January 6, 2011 at 21:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  30. Jimmy

    well now i know what to say on dates!

    January 6, 2011 at 22:14 | Report abuse | Reply
  31. Jimmy

    well now i know what to talk about on dates!

    January 6, 2011 at 22:14 | Report abuse | Reply
  32. Jenifer

    This is what you need. You will be better only if you follow this.

    January 7, 2011 at 00:17 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Knucklehead61

      Heal me...

      January 7, 2011 at 13:06 | Report abuse |
  33. Bob

    Make Love, not war!

    January 7, 2011 at 02:04 | Report abuse | Reply
  34. Keith

    Healthcare problem solved!

    January 7, 2011 at 02:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  35. TruXter

    Hmmm. Explains why I look like I do since I got married.

    January 7, 2011 at 02:42 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Perryboy

      Should have married a young Asian girl.

      January 7, 2011 at 11:05 | Report abuse |
    • Joe

      Exactly, I have one and it's everything you've ever heard it is. Yummmmmmmmmmmmmy!! :))

      January 7, 2011 at 15:37 | Report abuse |
  36. Mysti's well-wisher

    .. and probably carpal tunnel syndrome 🙂

    January 7, 2011 at 02:47 | Report abuse | Reply
  37. jennifer

    jennifer
    i love it this for j luv :-]

    January 7, 2011 at 04:38 | Report abuse | Reply
  38. guest

    If men are having 3 or more orgasms a week, then how is it then can possibly have fewer strokes?

    January 7, 2011 at 09:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  39. Jesus

    He's out getting some strange. I'm sure he'll say, "Gee, honey, I'm tired. I had a long day". Time for you to explore new and different men.

    January 7, 2011 at 09:20 | Report abuse | Reply
  40. Sparky45

    Take two orgasms and call me in the morning (then we'll do it again).

    January 7, 2011 at 10:12 | Report abuse | Reply
  41. Chris

    Only seven?

    January 7, 2011 at 10:32 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Foxy

      All seven and we'll smoke them All

      January 16, 2011 at 19:03 | Report abuse |
  42. BURP

    Good laugh from Manual and Misty...

    January 7, 2011 at 10:44 | Report abuse | Reply
  43. stonedwhitetrash

    Duh; does it count if you are alone when the orgasm occurs

    January 7, 2011 at 10:47 | Report abuse | Reply
    • MacCleoud

      Not really, you only get half credit for that one. I would suggest the following for bonus points if you're gonna continue to fly solo: Call up a woman you know is blazing hot and stike up a conversation. Then attempt to "Do The Deed" with out her knowing what you're doing wile you're on the phone. If you can "Launch" at least twice with out her finding out, you can chalk up one point for the home team (no pun intended).

      January 7, 2011 at 20:43 | Report abuse |
  44. Perryboy

    WOW!!! Is that why Catholics Nuns look to be 10 years older than they really are?

    January 7, 2011 at 10:58 | Report abuse | Reply
    • hmmm...interesting observation!

      Catholic nuns, Gandhi, most Popes – haggard tired faces.

      Look at Reagan in his 80's, or Clinton – they look younger than Obama does! (Michelle : hint, hint...)

      January 7, 2011 at 12:02 | Report abuse |
  45. Dr Bill Toth

    Last night Dr Phil said; Women need a reason, men just need a place. So are we supposed to give this list to the woman in our life? Would that be enuff? Really?

    January 7, 2011 at 10:59 | Report abuse | Reply
  46. Rock Robinson

    Bless you my friend.....Daily is da bomb!!!

    January 7, 2011 at 11:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  47. Lola

    Any hints on how to get your husband to stay awake past 9?

    January 7, 2011 at 11:09 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Lola's Husband

      You could try losing about 40 pounds and start using that mouth of yours for something other than complaining about my drinking.

      January 7, 2011 at 11:21 | Report abuse |
    • anima

      Get your clothes off by 8:50.

      January 7, 2011 at 11:31 | Report abuse |
    • Knucklehead61

      Go ahead and let him install that brass pole in the recreation room. Then learn how to use it.

      January 7, 2011 at 13:08 | Report abuse |
    • Frankly Speaking..

      @Lola's husband

      hahah..epic!

      January 7, 2011 at 16:36 | Report abuse |
  48. Wes

    Mysti don't worry about them. I wont post what we did on YouTube though it might give you a spot on the next Olympics on pole volt team.

    January 7, 2011 at 11:15 | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mysti

      Thanks. It WAS pretty good, wasn't it? LOL about the pole vault – your friend was really gigantic, and you were pretty open minded about the whole "explore the other side" thing!

      January 7, 2011 at 12:06 | Report abuse |
    • Mystis Bush Wacker

      Oh Mysti I'm glad you enjoyed it and "my friend" was really me(glad u like being blind folded) and thank you for not gaggin after when I finally pryed your lips off my pole.And Mysti I'm glad I understood what you meant you asked me to "explore your other side". Sorry about hittin your tonsils so hard and bangin your head against the bedboard all nite. Your head ok?

      January 7, 2011 at 12:54 | Report abuse |
  49. Sebastian

    Forever Alone

    January 7, 2011 at 11:20 | Report abuse | Reply
  50. greg

    I love givin her a orgasm mostly it give s me one an thats un usual for a guy to want her to have that

    January 7, 2011 at 11:29 | Report abuse | Reply
    • gadzilla

      Oh greg. Men like you are rare gems. You truly have a gift. I was lucky to find such a gem in my current husband, that's why we are together twenty years and going strong. He is awesome, what woman can say no to that, anytime of the day? Just make sure your needs are met, too. Its important to give what you get, and get what you give. I hope your partner knows enough to treat you special, too.

      January 7, 2011 at 15:38 | Report abuse |
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