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Japan Population Decline: Third Of Nation’s Youth Have ‘No Interest’ In Sex
http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/136409/ ^

Posted on 02/03/2012 7:02:53 AM PST by chessplayer

A startling number of Japanese youths have turned their backs on sex and relationships, a new survey has found.

The survey, conducted by the Japan Family Planning Association, found that 36% of males aged 16 to 19 said that they had “no interest” in or even “despised” sex. That’s almost a 19% increase since the survey was last conducted in 2008.

If that’s not bad enough, The Wall Street Journal reports that a whopping 59% of female respondents aged 16 to 19 said they were uninterested in or averse to sex, a near 12% increase since 2008.

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I can see putting off marriage/having kids for economic reasons, but they have no interest in sex whatsoever,,,straight or otherwise. What the heck they putting in the drinking water?
1 posted on 02/03/2012 7:02:57 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer
A startling number of Japanese youths have turned their backs on sex and relationships . . . a whopping 59% of female respondents aged 16 to 19 said they were uninterested in or averse to sex, a near 12% increase since 2008.

Imagine the numbers once they are married!

2 posted on 02/03/2012 7:04:56 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: chessplayer
A natural physiological response to stress caused by overcrowding, would be my guess.
3 posted on 02/03/2012 7:04:56 AM PST by Joe the Pimpernel (Too many lawmakers, too many laws, too many lawyers.)
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To: chessplayer

Video/computer games.


4 posted on 02/03/2012 7:05:42 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: chessplayer

INTERNET PORN!!!!!


5 posted on 02/03/2012 7:06:11 AM PST by BillM (.)
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To: chessplayer

The comment at the bottom of the article is illuminating.


6 posted on 02/03/2012 7:06:15 AM PST by rightwingcrazy
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To: chessplayer

Maybe it’s the radiation.


7 posted on 02/03/2012 7:10:58 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: rightwingcrazy
The US is not Japan, but if present trends of debt, unemployment, lack of mobility and stagnation continue, the end result will be similar.

If they want to win the youth vote, I propose the slogan: “Get laid, vote Republican”. Unfortunately, Romney is an unlikely advocate and Newt had better not go there. How about “Obama is saltpeter.” as an alternative?

8 posted on 02/03/2012 7:15:32 AM PST by Last Dakotan
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To: chessplayer

This trend is happening in the US also. Popular media culture tries to make us believe we are all having sex every day but the percentage of high school kids having sex is down to 1970’s levels. Lot of boasting out there and lot’s of kid’s wishing they were getting it.


9 posted on 02/03/2012 7:15:47 AM PST by trailhkr1
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To: chessplayer

Note to self: DO NOT invest in Japan’s baby stroller industry!!!


10 posted on 02/03/2012 7:16:20 AM PST by varon (Allegiance to the Constitution, always. Allegiance to a party, never!)
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To: Joe the Pimpernel

A natural physiological response to stress caused by overcrowding, would be my guess.


Doesn’t affect muslim countries,,,they’re breeding like rabbits. Isn’t affecting other Asian peoples, either. Just the Japanese,,,so far.


11 posted on 02/03/2012 7:18:51 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: BillM

I think they’re turning Japanese...I really think so.


12 posted on 02/03/2012 7:21:15 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: trailhkr1

This trend is happening in the US also. Popular media culture tries to make us believe we are all having sex every day but the percentage of high school kids having sex is down to 1970’s levels. Lot of boasting out there and lot’s of kid’s wishing they were getting it.


Perhaps. Difference is that Japanese youth aren’t wishing they were getting it. They don’t want it, period.


13 posted on 02/03/2012 7:21:53 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: Joe the Pimpernel
A natural physiological response to stress caused by overcrowding, would be my guess

Maybe. Also the internet has hurt. People are not socializing any more in real life. I know guys who have never met their date in real life but asked for the first date via facebook or text message

14 posted on 02/03/2012 7:23:23 AM PST by trailhkr1
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To: chessplayer

I no rove you rong time tonight...have headache.


15 posted on 02/03/2012 7:25:53 AM PST by circlecity
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To: chessplayer

Nonsense. Do not believe.


16 posted on 02/03/2012 7:26:31 AM PST by Lady Lucky (I like to fire people. I don't care about the poor.)
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To: chessplayer
Japan Population Decline: Third Of Nation’s Youth Have ‘No Interest’ In Sex

I, personally, make up for the entire nation of Japan.

17 posted on 02/03/2012 7:27:38 AM PST by Lazamataz (Yes, I am THAT Conservative.)
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To: Lady Lucky

Nonsense. Do not believe.


It’s a real phenomenon.

“The Herbivore’s Dilemma”

“Japan panics about the rise of “grass-eating men,” who shun sex, don’t spend money, and like taking walks.”

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2009/06/the_herbivores_dilemma.html


18 posted on 02/03/2012 7:35:01 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: trailhkr1
This trend is happening in the US also. Popular media culture tries to make us believe we are all having sex every day but the percentage of high school kids having sex is down to 1970’s levels. Lot of boasting out there and lot’s of kid’s wishing they were getting it.

I think that there is already an effect of rampant sexulizing every aspect of our society. I believe I saw an article some time ago about young women in their 20s and 30s who have become "bored" with sex. Understandable since we are pushing these young women to have sex at younger and younger ages with lots of different partners; and, by they time they hit 30, they are done.

I have no idea if Japan has the same type of sexualization of their children; but, this could also be a by-product of over a decade of no-growth economy which gives no hope to young people that their futures are going to be better.

19 posted on 02/03/2012 7:52:45 AM PST by LibertarianLiz
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To: Pollster1

>>Imagine the numbers once they are married!

In a thread full of clever comments, I believe we have a winner, folks!


20 posted on 02/03/2012 7:57:16 AM PST by expat1000
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To: chessplayer

A startling number of Japanese youths have turned on their backs?


21 posted on 02/03/2012 7:57:47 AM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: chessplayer

How tragic, seeing Japan commit demographic suicide. It’s more obvious there because of their strictly-enforced immigration laws. If we controlled our borders the way they do theirs, we’d be seeing a similar population collapse.


22 posted on 02/03/2012 7:57:52 AM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative (I'm a constitutionalist, not a libertarian. Huge difference.)
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To: chessplayer

I have to call bs on this. Stringers in tokyo are usually english teachers or less and pick the most sensational stories possibles. There are momma boys and such, but the avg jap boy is exposed to the female form early on.
These stories are usually written by dorks who have no access to women. It makes them feel better to write thiss kind of stuFf.

Japan ngo are the same as us nonprofit and these surveys are cries for. More money.


23 posted on 02/03/2012 7:59:53 AM PST by flushing_kenny (One by one, I will stop the motors of the world)
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To: chessplayer

RE: Japan Population Decline: Third Of Nation’s Youth Have ‘No Interest’ In Sex

______________________________

Just like the song “Turning Japanese” said.


24 posted on 02/03/2012 8:00:13 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: chessplayer

This is probably a response to a hostile environment with little chance for advancement or accomplishment.

I remember a show several years ago in which they asked a Japanese high school girl what she wanted to be when she grew up. Her answer?

“American”

Several of the girls around her nodded their heads in agreement and commented in the affirmative. It appears that the environment they grow up in is so hostile that it has suppressed procreation and there appears to be little that they can do other than moving to another country, such as the US.

Alternatively, this may also be what the real “Digital Age” looks like: Few relationships formed but a monster monthly bill for porno and on line war games.

Be careful what you wish for.


25 posted on 02/03/2012 8:01:28 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: chessplayer
Like Stan says on South Park...."Dude, this is pretty f----d up, right here."


26 posted on 02/03/2012 8:07:10 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: chessplayer; Lazamataz
But would Laz hit it?!

Laz and I ain't hittin' it enough seems to me!

27 posted on 02/03/2012 8:14:21 AM PST by DCBryan1 (Id rather have a man who wrecked his marriage as POTUS than a man who wrecked his country!)
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To: chessplayer; All
Anyone who has ever seen the bizarre, mind-warped distortions of sex that constitute most of that uniquely Japanese popular medium, "hentai anime", probably is not surprised by this path of development.

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Caveat: do not click on the above link and do not do an un-filtered Google Image search on the above subject -- unless you have an extremely strong stomach and are immune to being exposed to an insane, disgusting perversion of the role our Creator intended for Adam and Eve...
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Disclaimer: I lived in Japan for three years, and never ceased to be shocked by seeing men reading these "comics" in plain view on the crowded, public transportation vehicles.

No wonder Japanese heads are becoming ever-more "messed up"...

28 posted on 02/03/2012 8:20:02 AM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: chessplayer

HEY! I find that offensive to rabbits!


29 posted on 02/03/2012 8:20:29 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: chessplayer

That’s what happens when the drinking water glows.


30 posted on 02/03/2012 8:22:13 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: chessplayer

“What the heck they putting in the drinking water?”

Seriously. That is some kind of physiological deficiency or aberration. I have wondered which nation will first begin human cloning, Russia or Japan.


31 posted on 02/03/2012 8:24:13 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Preparation ZOT for prompt relief from annoying romnoids.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative

“If we controlled our borders the way they do theirs, we’d be seeing a similar population collapse.”

We prevent or abort our future. Here they are not even trying.


32 posted on 02/03/2012 8:29:01 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Preparation ZOT for prompt relief from annoying romnoids.)
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To: chessplayer
Play a thought experiment . . .

The Plague

33 posted on 02/03/2012 8:37:07 AM PST by No Truce With Kings (Ten years on FreeRepublic and counting.)
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To: chessplayer
Put it together you Japanese Nimrods

This

http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/world-of-warcraft-2.jpg

Is Not Better Than

THIS!

http://www.japaneselifestyle.com.au/japanese_friends/images/japanese_girls_01.jpg

34 posted on 02/03/2012 8:46:05 AM PST by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: chessplayer

The sight of pretty Japanese girls eating raw squid and octopus turns me off too.


35 posted on 02/03/2012 8:46:43 AM PST by bunkerhill7 (Squids have sex too????? Who knew?)
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To: varon
Note to self: DO NOT invest in Japan’s baby stroller industry!!!

Hand lotion and moist towlettes on the other hand..

36 posted on 02/03/2012 8:50:41 AM PST by IamConservative (Always and never. Always remember to never use those two words.)
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To: blueunicorn6

BINGO!!!


37 posted on 02/03/2012 8:52:13 AM PST by Anti-Hillary (No Jesus, No Peace! Know Jesus, Know Peace!)
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To: rightwingcrazy

And it is spot in. I lived there for quite sometime and also speak Japanese.


38 posted on 02/03/2012 8:53:29 AM PST by Anti-Hillary (No Jesus, No Peace! Know Jesus, Know Peace!)
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To: chessplayer

Could it also be that Asian women in general, just don’t find Asian men to be all that attractive?


39 posted on 02/03/2012 8:55:39 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: bunkerhill7

The sight of pretty Japanese girls eating raw squid and octopus turns me off too.


Not just that, but the girls are also into eating raw beef, raw pork, and even raw horse meat. It’s the new rage.


40 posted on 02/03/2012 9:14:03 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: bgill

The non-aggressive men are called Herbivore Boys, and the aggressive (career wise) women are called Carnivore Girls. But the Carnivore Girls aren’t interested in sex any more than the Herbivore Boys are.


41 posted on 02/03/2012 9:19:03 AM PST by chessplayer
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To: dfwgator

Yeah, because they’re reading all those stupid ‘comic books’.


42 posted on 02/03/2012 9:26:17 AM PST by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: dfwgator

Imagine living in a country where all your choices look the same.


43 posted on 02/03/2012 9:32:45 AM PST by goseminoles
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To: buffaloguy

(s) but, but, but, I have 5694 friends on facebook!!!!! (/s)


44 posted on 02/03/2012 9:37:25 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: dfwgator

They seem to be extremely open to dating and marrying Gaijin


45 posted on 02/03/2012 9:51:20 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat (MERRY CHRISTMAS to the ACLU)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

The cultural in Japan is very matriarchal. It’s weird, you kind of have to experience it. It’s tough to describe, but sexuality has a weird taboo over there. Whether it’s good or bad, I’m not sure.

I can’t complain with people turning away from an oversexualized culture. I think people are just pulling back from the media-promoted image of every young person having tons of sex. It’s simply not true and it turns off a lot of people.


46 posted on 02/03/2012 9:55:23 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: bigdirty

Hmmm well that is interesting. I guess I did figure with all the social media, mobile phones, etc that it was pretty easy to find a hook up. Shows how little I really know! Never traveled to Japan but had the impression the women were tired of asexual type men there and were looking to the West for suitable mates.


47 posted on 02/03/2012 9:59:33 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat (MERRY CHRISTMAS to the ACLU)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Never traveled to Japan but had the impression the women were tired of asexual type men there and were looking to the West for suitable mates.

Due to the one child policy in China. There may be many Chinese men in the next few generations looking demanding to the East for suitable mates.

48 posted on 02/03/2012 10:11:04 AM PST by Theophilus (Not merely prolife, but prolific)
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To: chessplayer
Doesn’t affect muslim countries,,,they’re breeding like rabbits. Isn’t affecting other Asian peoples, either. Just the Japanese,,,so far.

One part in the article is illuminating:

The statistics you link to miss the point. Young Japanese guys are as horny and desperate to get laid as any guys in the world. Probably more so, since only young Arabs get less actual sex. Japanese girls are as eager to find an alpha male boyfriend as any other nationality. Japan still produces the most prolific and extraordinary porn in the world. Someone is watching it.

Unfortunately, three lost economic decades has resulted in a plethora of un- or under-employed young beta men, without real jobs or prospects of success, and young women who look at these prospective suitors and despair.

Young Japanese guys who can’t attract women turn to magna, gaming, and juvinalia Young Japanese women, in a society without f*ckworthy guys, turn to fashion, girl friends and the passive/aggressive “cute culture” prevalent among Japanese girls. It turns out that economic stagnation if the enemy of hot sex.

Japanese women are not attracted to guys with no decent job and no economic prospects. The "alpha males" can have all the women they want, but there are not enough of them to go around.

The reason why this doesn't affect Muslim countries is because, to a significant extent, their women are not given a choice. They WILL marry the guy their father selects, or face honor-killing.

One issue facing Japan, and also the West, is the tendency of women to prefer staying single than to "settle" for any guy who does not meet their standards. In the past, when career opportunities for women were not as good, this tendency had more of a counter-balance than it does now.

49 posted on 02/03/2012 10:19:43 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (I'd agree with you, but then we would both be wrong.)
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To: chessplayer
“Japan panics about the rise of “grass-eating men,” who shun sex, don’t spend money, and like taking walks.”

These are men who have given up. They do not see themselves as being successful enough to attract a wife, and so content themselves with watching porn in their parent's basement.

50 posted on 02/03/2012 10:23:16 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (I'd agree with you, but then we would both be wrong.)
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