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Marriageable Mate Dilemma: Japanese Style

By Richard Whitmire — November 22, 2010 1 min read

The Economist offers up this great profile of the dwindling marriage (and childbirth) rate in Japan, informing us that in Japan lesser educated males deemed not suitable marriage material are called “parasite singles.” Some things are shared across cultures: the parasite singles live with their parents.

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