The hassle of sex? Not again!

November 13, 2008

Name something that 37 percent of Japanese couples don’t do, calling it a “hassle” and saying they “just can’t be bothered.”

1. Recycle their sake bottles

2. Wave to sumo wrestlers

3. Actually cook their fish

4. Have sex

Yeah, if  you guessed having sex, you’re right, according to a study which found that a huge number of married couples over there have just stopped doing it.

I’m not sure, but this might explain why the nickname “Smiley” is so rare in Japan.

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A glass made of ice is seen before a toast at a wedding inside an ice chapel in  Japan, in a 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A bride in traditional Japanese wedding attire poses for photos with her groom in a 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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So what do they do at night? On the other hand the chinese dont seam to have the same opinion…

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A HASSLE????? lol well i go through the “hassle” as often as i can and hopefully always will! These people have lost their minds from working too much.

Posted by Sean | Report as abusive

Well you know, life’s too short to take time out and actually have a good time. It’s much more convenient to be miserable.

Posted by Mary K | Report as abusive

If it’s a hassle, they’re not doing it right.

Posted by Mike Dugan | Report as abusive

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