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122. I've got to assume that when she came up with the "herbivore" metaphor
she'd never actually met a rabbit...
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  -Japanese young men not as interested in sex FLPanhandle  Jan-16-11 02:38 PM   #0 
  - hard-wired. genetic. mars vs. venus....umm, wait....  antigone382   Jan-16-11 02:41 PM   #1 
  - ya think.... lol. nt  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 02:52 PM   #7 
  - sounds like metrosexuality taken to the limit.  roguevalley   Jan-16-11 04:19 PM   #31 
  - I can't imagine what kind of existence  Codeine   Jan-16-11 02:43 PM   #2 
  - Unless you have the proper amount with which to bribe, and cajole, that kind of existence is how  WingDinger   Jan-16-11 02:49 PM   #5 
  - ha ha, i can see who isnt getting any. always the way, to blame mate. nt  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 02:54 PM   #8 
  - I'll take that challenge...  comtec   Jan-16-11 06:22 PM   #55 
     - i love your challenges. the poster is really dissing females and the old and tired, once married  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 06:51 PM   #60 
        - The truth is, it is petty, tedious, and expensive, You may argue it is worth it,  WingDinger   Jan-16-11 07:08 PM   #66 
        - damn i am glad my life isn't yours.... lol. ohhhh. there might be a conversation here  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 07:12 PM   #67 
           - I have dated the worlds hottest women. Didnt mean a hill o beans.  WingDinger   Jan-16-11 07:17 PM   #68 
              - so you pay for a hot woman without substance and blame the women, lol lol. now  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 07:19 PM   #69 
              - Always been a liberal. Looked for real companionship. The most honest of them, admitted the real dea  WingDinger   Jan-16-11 07:46 PM   #78 
                 - ahhhh, you are in southern california, the height of shallow, lol.  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 07:52 PM   #81 
                 - I don't want to rent it  Warren DeMontague   Jan-16-11 11:13 PM   #128 
              - "endictment (sic) of women and their druthers"  Codeine   Jan-16-11 07:24 PM   #70 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-11 07:34 PM   #73 
        - Where do you guys come up with this stuff?  Codeine   Jan-16-11 07:37 PM   #76 
        - God, this is such common fucking sense  WildEyedLiberal   Jan-17-11 02:22 AM   #143 
        - Been married to my wife for 17 years, no real change  FLPanhandle   Jan-16-11 07:47 PM   #79 
        - i hear as many or more women complain about it as i hear men, with these threads.  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 07:48 PM   #80 
        - Married people have more sex than single people. nt  Liquorice   Jan-16-11 08:07 PM   #88 
        - I don't disagree with your rebuttal  comtec   Jan-16-11 08:22 PM   #96 
           - yes  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 08:37 PM   #101 
  - I'm forty (almost 41) and I have no difficulty in that regard.  Codeine   Jan-16-11 02:54 PM   #9 
  - Odd, isn't it?  Hello_Kitty   Jan-16-11 04:51 PM   #37 
  - I must be the world's sexiest fortysomething guy, then  Warren DeMontague   Jan-16-11 03:34 PM   #17 
  - And if you're not young and suitably "hot" as a woman you are invisible to most men.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-16-11 04:50 PM   #35 
  - You're doing it wrong. Women like sex as much as you if you are doing it right.  sudopod   Jan-16-11 09:21 PM   #115 
  - +1000. Seems like it's still OK to use broad-brush stereotypes against the Japanese  namahage   Jan-17-11 02:12 AM   #142 
  - Another +1000 to you.  malletgirl02   Jan-17-11 09:57 AM   #152 
  - Try getting to know them and thinking of them as people  treestar   Jan-16-11 11:16 PM   #129 
  - Everyone is different  treestar   Jan-16-11 03:46 PM   #23 
  - A lot of psych meds totally depress a person's liubido.  truedelphi   Jan-16-11 03:54 PM   #27 
  - Zoloft and other SSRI's decrease the libido. nt  Liquorice   Jan-16-11 04:59 PM   #41 
     - When you have spent twenty years out in the field with patients  truedelphi   Jan-17-11 02:36 PM   #158 
  - So one day when you stop being sexual attractive to others you are going to commit suicide? n/t  conspirator   Jan-16-11 04:57 PM   #39 
  - I imagine I'll be a much different person then, with a different outlook.  Codeine   Jan-16-11 06:44 PM   #59 
     - It isn't that bad  JonLP24   Jan-17-11 11:36 AM   #157 
  - Oh look everybody  Roullie   Jan-16-11 07:30 PM   #72 
  - Meh.  Codeine   Jan-16-11 07:34 PM   #74 
  - Ask any of the significant number of people  LWolf   Jan-16-11 08:14 PM   #92 
  - is it inversely related to their increasing pornography use?  zazen   Jan-16-11 02:48 PM   #3 
  - No, it is in relation to the marriage trac expectations, and their affordability.  WingDinger   Jan-16-11 02:50 PM   #6 
  - I've read that as well.....  femrap   Jan-16-11 03:17 PM   #11 
  - To be fair, it's awfully hard to tell what is what and who is who these days  Warren DeMontague   Jan-16-11 03:32 PM   #15 
  - Got a link?  Warren DeMontague   Jan-16-11 03:30 PM   #14 
  - Is it considered porn to pull statistics out of your ass?  slampoet   Jan-16-11 03:34 PM   #18 
  - Everybody knows that porn is misogynist and leads directly to war, moon bombing  Warren DeMontague   Jan-16-11 03:34 PM   #19 
  - Moon bombing: the ultimate in graphic penetration.  JVS   Jan-17-11 09:52 AM   #151 
  - No, porn is when you put them in there. Pulling them out is eroticism...  petronius   Jan-16-11 09:36 PM   #117 
  - Many men who have a normal sex life, watch porn and even masturbate n/t  conspirator   Jan-16-11 05:14 PM   #46 
     - Some even watch porn with their girlfriends! *GASP!*  comtec   Jan-16-11 08:52 PM   #109 
  - That's it. I'm moving to Japan.  Webster Green   Jan-16-11 02:49 PM   #4 
  - The new Thailand  formercia   Jan-16-11 03:13 PM   #10 
  - Thailand became a 'sex  femrap   Jan-16-11 03:19 PM   #12 
  - Thailand was only one of the choices  Gaedel   Jan-16-11 03:33 PM   #16 
  - War....  femrap   Jan-16-11 04:58 PM   #40 
  - Or do all 7  formercia   Jan-16-11 07:04 PM   #65 
     - gotta catch em all  comtec   Jan-16-11 08:56 PM   #110 
  - But they make great soup.  Warren DeMontague   Jan-16-11 03:41 PM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-11 04:59 PM   #42 
  - Oh to be single and in my twenties again.  FLPanhandle   Jan-16-11 07:36 PM   #75 
     - Jeezuz, I'm in my '60s...  Webster Green   Jan-16-11 08:33 PM   #100 
  - Now, here's something useful for "Pro Life" -ers to do! They could be sex missionnaries! nt  patrice   Jan-16-11 03:25 PM   #13 
  - Just might have something to do with economic facts  SoCalDem   Jan-16-11 03:35 PM   #20 
  - yes, it could have something to do with the fact that 1/3 of japanese employees = part-time/temp &  Hannah Bell   Jan-16-11 05:12 PM   #44 
  - Perhaps that's a natural reaction to over population?  Matariki   Jan-16-11 03:44 PM   #22 
  - Interesting point  daleo   Jan-16-11 07:04 PM   #63 
  - Would that it were true...  InvisibleTouch   Jan-16-11 10:14 PM   #125 
  - After riding Japanese railways, not wanting to add to the population seems a logical response. nt  Umbral   Jan-17-11 06:54 PM   #163 
  - Hey now, don't lump these sexdrive-less fellas  flvegan   Jan-16-11 03:48 PM   #24 
  - I've got to assume that when she came up with the "herbivore" metaphor  petronius   Jan-16-11 09:39 PM   #122 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-11 03:50 PM   #25 
  - That is fucked up.  Odin2005   Jan-16-11 03:54 PM   #26 
  - Holy shit! That room is F'd up! n/t  Little Star   Jan-16-11 05:56 PM   #51 
  - Wow, something is horrifically wrong with their society, but I can't out what.  Odin2005   Jan-16-11 03:57 PM   #28 
  - Japan has a social problem called "hikikomori"  cowcommander   Jan-16-11 04:02 PM   #29 
     - I have an idea.  Hello_Kitty   Jan-16-11 05:06 PM   #43 
     - Japanese families don't work that way  cowcommander   Jan-16-11 06:30 PM   #57 
     - I agree.  FLPanhandle   Jan-16-11 08:06 PM   #87 
     - That was interesting and thanks for posting it. Your post is a great example of what DU can be.  KittyWampus   Jan-16-11 05:28 PM   #47 
     - Self-delete. Thanks, mods. n/t  namahage   Jan-16-11 06:20 PM   #54 
     - I was watching Japanese TV one day...  originalpckelly   Jan-16-11 05:34 PM   #49 
        - High schools in Japan are very different compared to the U.S  cowcommander   Jan-16-11 06:37 PM   #58 
           - The high school only matters if they don't go on to college  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 12:00 AM   #134 
  - Too much soy  KT2000   Jan-16-11 04:15 PM   #30 
  - But don't Chinese and Koreans eat a lot of tofu as well?  Odin2005   Jan-16-11 04:21 PM   #32 
  - Don't know about  KT2000   Jan-16-11 04:36 PM   #33 
     - yes, they do. plus japanese meat is likely "cleaner" of hormones than us meat.  Hannah Bell   Jan-16-11 05:14 PM   #45 
        - not necessarily  KT2000   Jan-16-11 05:57 PM   #52 
        - What do you base the claim of their meat being better on?  MattBaggins   Jan-16-11 08:05 PM   #86 
  - Yeah, because the previous three thousand years of soy kept the population so low.  Codeine   Jan-16-11 06:54 PM   #61 
  - in this context,  KT2000   Jan-16-11 08:02 PM   #83 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-11 01:03 AM   #139 
     - I highly doubt that any country that has Justin Bieber and the Jonas Brothers as pop stars  namahage   Jan-17-11 02:28 AM   #144 
        - Man... sarcasm already  JCMach1   Jan-17-11 02:49 AM   #145 
  - Maybe you are all forgetting the fact that they spend so much time working that  Peter1x9   Jan-16-11 04:44 PM   #34 
  - They are young, earn little and spend little  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 04:50 PM   #36 
  - Japan's been in a recession since the 90s that they've never been able to recover from  cowcommander   Jan-16-11 06:07 PM   #53 
  - I remember going to university fulltime; working a fulltime job & a part time work study job  FLPanhandle   Jan-16-11 07:45 PM   #77 
  - Not everyone is interested in sex  malletgirl02   Jan-16-11 04:54 PM   #38 
  - true  dana_b   Jan-16-11 07:04 PM   #64 
  - This thread demonstrates that men being disinterested in sex is an extreme transgression of gender..  JVS   Jan-17-11 08:17 PM   #166 
  - I hereby promise to do my part to help Japan with this problem!  masmdu   Jan-16-11 05:33 PM   #48 
  - There are so many more questions than answers here.  surrealAmerican   Jan-16-11 05:38 PM   #50 
  - Too much soy = big breasties, little testes.  phylny   Jan-16-11 06:27 PM   #56 
  - Maybe they are just grossed out by Japanese porn  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Jan-16-11 07:01 PM   #62 
  - Sex, masturbation and coitus are limited  Taverner   Jan-16-11 07:29 PM   #71 
  - Japanese young men have little motivation for marriage  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 08:01 PM   #82 
  - it truly is amazing how pathetic women are, and it is all their fault and the po po male  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 08:05 PM   #85 
  - Right on cue  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 08:13 PM   #91 
     - I don't think he has any idea of what it's like to be in a good relationship  FLPanhandle   Jan-16-11 08:17 PM   #94 
     - me? working on 17 yrs of good. no bitchin from me. nt  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 08:32 PM   #99 
        - No. I meant it to Art. Sort of screwed up the post to reply to.  FLPanhandle   Jan-16-11 09:38 PM   #120 
           - gotcha.  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 09:49 PM   #123 
           - If you meant it for me, then I'll reply  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 11:41 PM   #132 
     - no. i just know, per you, it is all womens fault and hte po male is picked upon.  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 08:30 PM   #98 
        - And per you, it's always the man's fault  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 08:38 PM   #102 
           - then your reading comprehension lacks. i am only agreeing women are evil.... horrid horrid  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 08:39 PM   #104 
              - No, you are being snarky  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 08:43 PM   #105 
                 - you wont find that i have placed the blame on men in this thread.  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 08:47 PM   #107 
                 - distinction between a childless woman and a mother. Mothers are not seen by their husbands as sexual  seabeyond   Jan-16-11 08:58 PM   #111 
  - They "probably don't use birth control." Why not? nt  LWolf   Jan-16-11 08:17 PM   #93 
  - The main objective of marriage in Japan is still to have children  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 08:23 PM   #97 
     - Is the main objective of sex to have children, too?  LWolf   Jan-17-11 10:13 AM   #153 
  - Lots of ignorance on this thread.  Bonobo   Jan-16-11 08:45 PM   #106 
  - There is a whole different attitude about that in Japan  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 09:20 PM   #114 
  - They don't have BC is Japan?  Odin2005   Jan-16-11 09:37 PM   #119 
  - They do have BC in Japan  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 12:08 AM   #136 
  - Thank you, Art. Someone who actually LIVES IN JAPAN  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-16-11 10:03 PM   #124 
     - Thank you for that added explanation  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 11:49 PM   #133 
     - "Turning into airheaded shopaholics..."  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 12:45 AM   #137 
     - It's also not too terribly far off from S. Korea, either.  NuttyFluffers   Jan-17-11 07:07 AM   #147 
        - what i dont get is a culture that once women is preg, hubby no longer sees her as sexual  seabeyond   Jan-17-11 08:13 AM   #148 
           - "Women conditioned from the beginning  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 09:49 AM   #150 
              - you are telling me, that it is women in this culture, with the power, that created  seabeyond   Jan-17-11 10:40 AM   #154 
              - You would be amazed at what Japanese mothers tell their daughters  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 07:40 PM   #165 
              - Yes, I found the whole mother-child dynamic mindblowing  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-17-11 11:21 AM   #155 
  - This is why I won't drink the flouridated water  MattBaggins   Jan-16-11 08:04 PM   #84 
  - They just don't have the yen for it  Stevenmarc   Jan-16-11 08:09 PM   #89 
  - You've won this thread, sir. nt  Codeine   Jan-16-11 08:38 PM   #103 
  - I think their declining population is great.  LWolf   Jan-16-11 08:13 PM   #90 
  - Considering the fact many work over 80 hours in a week...  AsahinaKimi   Jan-16-11 08:19 PM   #95 
  - Well, the "free-tas" are a little different from the "seisha-in"  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 10:54 PM   #168 
  - Any studies about what the young women think?  Withywindle   Jan-16-11 08:50 PM   #108 
  - It is seen as the man's duty to start and maintain a family  comtec   Jan-16-11 09:12 PM   #112 
  - That was the point of my question.  Withywindle   Jan-16-11 09:32 PM   #116 
  - In Japan, "good" women aren't supposed to want sex...  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 09:16 PM   #113 
     - Sadly true in the US too, in some circles.  Withywindle   Jan-16-11 09:39 PM   #121 
     - Yeah, I get that, but I'm in fandom  Withywindle   Jan-16-11 10:18 PM   #126 
        - I get the distinct impression that your last scenario  Art_from_Ark   Jan-16-11 11:30 PM   #130 
        - Understood, and that is pretty much what women's fantasies are about  Withywindle   Jan-16-11 11:37 PM   #131 
        - dojinshi  AsahinaKimi   Jan-17-11 01:11 AM   #140 
  - So I might have better luck moving to Japan?  krispos42   Jan-16-11 09:37 PM   #118 
  - Yeah if you DON'T want to get laid.  Withywindle   Jan-16-11 10:49 PM   #127 
  - Japan has other options for desperate men  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 12:05 AM   #135 
  - Don't bet on it...  AsahinaKimi   Jan-17-11 01:14 AM   #141 
  - They sure have a lot of brothels, though! nt  grahamhgreen   Jan-17-11 12:51 AM   #138 
  - Not brothels per se  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 08:56 AM   #149 
     - Or "soaplands" where young womem "bathe" the customers  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-17-11 11:23 AM   #156 
        - Technically,  grahamhgreen   Jan-17-11 03:22 PM   #160 
           - They're not really brothels in the sense of being a house of hookers  Art_from_Ark   Jan-17-11 07:31 PM   #164 
  - And in other news, millions of jps live normal, happy lives  miyazaki   Jan-17-11 05:13 AM   #146 
  - Too much soy in the diet...  Skidmore   Jan-17-11 02:37 PM   #159 
  - kick  wuushew   Jan-17-11 06:48 PM   #161 
  - Effect of Mercury poisoning from all the whales and dolphins  MoonRiver   Jan-17-11 06:52 PM   #162 
  - At that age that was just about all I was interested in.  yourout   Jan-17-11 08:20 PM   #167 

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