There is an explanation for this. Marriages arranged by the family or friends such as o-miai are not unusual in Japan. Couples rarely live together before marriage, and the Japanese never have children without getting married first unless it's an accident , because the Japanese law still does not recognise fathers of children born outside wedlock. Divorce is still very widely frown upon.
Sexual frustration in Japan
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A i Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she did "all the usual things" like tying people up and dripping hot wax on their nipples. Her work today, she says, is far more challenging. Aoyama, 52, is trying to cure what Japan's media calls sekkusu shinai shokogun , or "celibacy syndrome". Japan's unders appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships. Millions aren't even dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex.
Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?
His sex life should be a breeze. In fact it is. Aug Sex, once a major preoccupation among young people — often an exclusive one — no longer is.
To enjoy our content, please include The Japan Times on your ad-blocker's list of approved sites. China will reduce the number of abortions performed for "nonmedical purposes," the country's Cabinet said in new guidelines issued on Monday, that it said were aimed at improving women's reproductive health. China has already enacted strict measures aimed at preventing sex-selective abortions, and health authorities