A recent survey conducted by charity organization YouGov found sex to be Britons’ most popular free past time. In this time of economic doom and gloom, sex ranked above window shopping and gossiping as the best way to while away the penniless hours. Without sounding smug, I think I could’ve told you that and saved the researchers the trouble of interviewing 2,000 Brits.
Not only is sex good for your wallet, it’s apparently good for your health too. The general rule is that sex gives your heart a good work out, but an article in Forbes online had a biological shopping list of benefits. Sex is good for everything from keeping colds at bay to reducing depression and improving your sense of smell.
Men will be pleased to know that more than five sessions between the sheets each week reduces the risk of prostate cancer. And for women, it seems there’s never too much of a good thing, physiologically speaking.
So let ayi take the kids for a long outing, put your wallets away and stay indoors — if not for your health, then for your bank accounts.
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