105-Year-Old Reveals The Secret To A Long Life Is Avoiding Men

A 105-year-old woman has revealed that the secret to a long life is avoiding men at all costs and staying single and we honestly think it could be true.

Brenda Osborne revealed the secret after her care workers asked for tips on how to live a long and happy life.

The retired nurse believes that the main reason she has lived so long is because she has avoided men and spends plenty of time in the fresh air.

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Brenda has lived through two world wars, the crowning of three monarchs, 24 changes of prime minister and England winning the World Cup in 1966.

She lived in her childhood home for a 93 years before moving into the nursing home just after her 104th birthday.

Speaking about reaching the amazing age of 105, Brenda said: "I would put my good health down to hard work and avoiding men.

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Credit: SWNS

"I loved celebrating my birthday although I was disappointed the Queen didn't come.

"I received my letter from her but I thought an appearance was the least she could do."

Brenda spent many of her younger years holidaying at her caravan at Ingoldmells, which is why she loves the great outdoors.

She first started work at Victoria Hospital in 1940 and looked after Dunkirk veterans, she then because an assistant nurse in 1946 and a senior nurse in 1953.

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Brenda also received an award for having just one day off sink in 33 years- which is making us believe this avoiding men advice might be worth taking.

She now lives at Brookholme Croft Nursing Home in Hasland and celebrated her birthday with a party.

Speaking of Brenda's big day, her great-niece Marie Pollard said: "It was a lovely day for Brenda to celebrate with all her nearest and dearest.

"The care home did a wonderful job planning it and making the day extra special.

"My auntie living for over a century is no surprise to me as she's always been fiercely independent.

"She only moved into the care home last year and jokes her secret to long life is avoiding men - as they aren't worth the hassle."

Family members including her two great-nieces attended Brenda's big day on Saturday, September 4.

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