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Sex or Chocolate? -- Writer's Poke #100

For Writers:

According to, on the list of the "Top 10 Bad Things That Are Good for You," chocolate came in at #2 and sex was #1:

This sparked the thought: would it be easier to live without chocolate, or to live without sex? I don't know that I have a ready-made answer for that, but as I reviewed the other items on the list, I don't think it would be too difficult to live without most of the rest.

Beer? Yep, I could do that.

Anger? I wish I could do that.

Coffee? Sure.

LSD? Never tried it, never will.

Sunlight? Have you seen how pale I am? I mean, come on!

Maggots? Not a Bret favorite.

Marijuana? I don't inhale.

Red wine? Not my scene.

But giving up chocolate or sex? That would be tough!

If you had to give up chocolate or sex for the rest of your life, would it be a difficult choice? Explain. Is there anything else on the list that you simply could not imagine living without?

"There is good sex and there is bad sex but chocolate is always chocolate.” -- Author unknown


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