Let's face it, after people have sex, there's nothing finer and more cliché than smoking a cigarette. How and when this trend started, who knows? But, there are definitely a lot better things to fulfill your sense of personal satisfaction after getting laid. Here are some of the best things to do instead of lighting up a stogie.
Have a steak: Yes, this may seem farfetched and a bit odd, but hey, if Al Bundy can get away with it, then what's wrong with it? After working for hard getting your partner going, what better way to reward yourself than to chomp on a big ol' juicy steak? You get the best of both worlds: you get fill yourself up after an intense session and you get to eat. If there's anything wrong with that, then I don't want to be right.
Cold beer: I can't think of anything I'd rather have than a cold beer after intense sex. It's a man's man way to cool down and if it's a less-refined beer, it's even more fitting than having a craft beer. Besides, who would want to suck down a nice IPA after some nasty sex? We'll leave that to the fine folks at Budweiser, Miller and Coors. Besides, it could cool you down while not hurting your lungs. Your liver may not be too thrilled, but one drink after sex never hurt anyone. You can substitute a glass of scotch in here if that tickles your fancy.
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Ice Cream: Soft, cold and flavorful, wouldn't ice cream make the perfect after sex treat? You're already in a sweet, happy mood, so adding ice cream could add to you and your partner's sense of romance. Sharing this treat could amp up the romance level to the point where you get to our next option...
Going at it again: Instead of lighting up a cigarette, why not rally for another round? Nobody ever said having sex is unhealthy and bad, so if you just had mind-blowing sex, go for it again! Besides, if you're a dude, you're partner will be more than happy to partake in some more activities. So yes, you can take a brief break, but instead of hurting your lungs, jump back in for more fun!