Poll on Mainichi Front Page

After how long can a couple be considered “sexless“?

1 month
2 months
6 months
1 year
4 years
12 years

So far 6 months (32%), 1 month (25%), and 1 year (20%) are in the lead.

“Sexless” has become a buzzword in Japan and is used to describe married couples who never get it on with each other. There are a lot of them and for a myriad of reasons, the most common one given is that marriage in Japan is meant for children and considerations like attractiveness often do no enter into the decision making process when it comes time to get married. Couldn’t tell you myself, but interesting nonetheless.