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Jessie Gallan, 109: The Secret To A Long Life Is No Men

Filed under: General — Dana @ 5:52 pm

[guest post by Dana]

So, what’s the secret to a long, long life? According to Scotland’s oldest living woman, 109-year old Jessie Gallan, it’s fairly simple:

‘My secret to a long life has been staying away from men. They’re just more trouble than they’re worth.

‘I also made sure that I got plenty of exercise, eat a nice warm bowl of porridge every morning and have never gotten married.

Gallan also has a positive outlook on life:

I’ve never had to depend on anybody. I’ve had my ups and downs, many. But I’m thankful.

I read that news of Gallan’s no-men-allowed code resulted in some fun jabs at misandry:

But of course, that’s not what real misandry looks like. This is:

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And with all due respect, I so disagree with Ms. Gallan’s view on men. Frankly, I think they are more than worth all that trouble!


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