Hi guys, there is an article about the negative consequences of No Sex over a long time. It's in german, so i translated this in via google translate in english. "Ex-jungle camper Rocco Stark (33) abstained from sex for a whole year. So he wants to win back his still-wife Nathalie. Urologist dr. Christoph Pies writes in BILD why abstinence in society is increasing and explains what the "widower-sonydrome" is about: Almost a third of all singles between the ages of 15 and 30 have no sex for at least one year. And also the frequency of sexual intercourse in fixed relationships has decreased in recent decades. If we only copulate 53 times a year today, it was 60 to 65 times 20 years ago. There may be plausible explanations for this increasing abstinence: stress, no time, no opportunity, no partner, psychological reasons, physical disabilities, fear of sexually transmitted diseases, religious reasons, self-control or abandonment as a "kick" to the relationship. All well and good, but just less than a week after ejaculation has failed, the testosterone levels in men have demonstrably dropped. The fullness of abstinence, the so-called "widower syndrome", therefore denotes a sexual disorder after prolonged abstinence. The body gets used to the sex withdrawal, produces less testosterone, which in turn suffers the libido. Abstinence can thus lead to a decrease in self-esteem, often there are fear of failure on resumption of activity and it leads to an avoidance behavior. The cavernous can "wither" in the absence of blood circulation. Conversely, many positive effects of regular sex have been scientifically proven. Through sex there is an increased release of happiness hormones such as oxytocin and endorphins as well as an inhibition of the stress hormone cortisone. Two to three times a week sex strengthens the immune system, even the salivary exchange during kissing acts as a vaccine demonstrably by an increased antibody production. Sleep researchers have shown that 60 percent of people with sleep disorders sleep better after an orgasm. In animal experiments, regular sex could even lead to nerve cell growth in the brain of rats. It is known that people who live in a long-standing partnership with regular sex have a longer life expectancy than people who never have a partnership. Although other influencing factors such as diet, general condition and lifestyle must of course be taken into account, these should be enough reasons to remain sexually active even at a high age ..." https://www.bild.de/bild-plus/ratgeber/gesundheit/gesundheit/sex-entzug-ist-das-eigentlich-schaedlich-65034410,la=de.bild.html So...what do you think about this?