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Posts Tagged: relationships

Mendokusai (I Can’t Be Bothered)

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Young people who aren’t interested in marriage or children, sure, but young people who aren’t interested in sex?

According to this article in the Guardian, that’s increasingly the case in Japan, where a government survey “found that 45% of women aged 16-24 ‘were not interested in or despised sexual contact’” and “an astonishing 90% of young women believe that staying single is ‘preferable to what they imagine marriage to be like.’”

Read the whole thing for more on a dominatrix turned relationship counselor, adult-diaper sales vs.

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“No, I’m the Narrator”

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At The New York Times, author and Rumpus contributor Jami Attenberg writes about the the disorientation and fear that came when, after a break-up, her ex-boyfriend started a site about her.

“Creating the blog might have been his grasp at taking control of our story, but it was also his attempt to speak to me in my language, or on my platform anyway.”

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