Patented recently is an absorbent article including an adhesive on a body-facing surface of the article for securing the article to the body. The adhesive has the following properties: G'.sub.[100 rad/sec@ 37.degree. C.]/G'.sub.[0.1 rad/sec@ 37.degree. C.].gtoreq.4.5; and -20.degree. C..ltoreq. Tg(.degree. C.).ltoreq.15.degree. C.