Rejection of Physical Contact

TOPIC Human SexualityJapanese man and woman lean away from each other


FINDING: The next generation of Japanese are less interested in sex

Why are fewer Japanese young people interested in sex? Not only are fewer Japanese interested in sex, a growing number seem to be disgusted by human contact. We’ve known about dropping birth rates for a while. Is this a foreshadow of things to come? See my article, Two Mysterious Human Behaviors, for my ideas on this. Here’s the link:


A survey earlier this year by the Japan Family Planning Association (JFPA) found that 45% of women aged 16-24 “were not interested in or despised sexual contact”. More than a quarter of men felt the same way.


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