Magazine article USA TODAY

Men More Likely to Write One

Magazine article USA TODAY

Men More Likely to Write One

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A heartfelt birthday message from Johnny Cash to his beloved wife June has been voted the greatest love letter of all time. The simple, but plainly expressed missive in which the singer dubbed the Man In Black writes, "You're the object of my desire, the #1 Earthly reason for my existence," has topped a list of passionate penmanship.

The poll to discover our favorite romantic message was commissioned by British life insurance company Beagle Street to encourage Brits to be more romantic. In the battle of the sexes, it was men who came out on top In the romance stakes, with 24% saying they have sent a love letter within the last year. Thirty-eight percent of women admitted that they never have written a love letter.

With the recent articles on Google during the Valentine's season featuring lost love letters from World War II being found, and an article about a man writing love letters to his wife every day for 40 years, more men are searching for help to express their romantic side In written form. …

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