Make Her Happy with Semen

March 26, 2009

Science has been busy lately because they’ve been proving that semen makes you happy.  Finally, I no longer have to rely on anecdotal evidence!

The study was performed at State University of New York and was lead by Gordon Gallup.  Basically, he just asked about 300 girls how and when they had sex, and then asked whether they used a condom.  Those that didn’t – the ones consistently filled with baby batter – scored much better on the Beck Depression Inventory. 

But wait.  Science can still get sexier.  Check this out:

The question many people will ask is whether oral sex could have the same mood-enhancing effects. "Since the steroids in birth control pills survive the digestion process, I would assume that the same holds true for at least some of the chemicals in semen," Gallup says.

Why would semen make girls happy?  For the longest time, they’ve asked me and I’ve had to tell them they were high on "Vitamin Danger."  However, it’s actually a little less romantic:

...semen does contain several mood-altering hormones, including testosterone, oestrogen, follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinising hormone, prolactin and several different prostaglandins. Some of these have been detected in a women's blood within hours of exposure to semen.

Source: Dominique Sarraute/Image Bank/Getty Images