Giving up on dating women


Or how many cats you have, or how much pizza you ate alone last night while streaming Instant Netflix.

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Giving up on dating women

As I sipped, I slowly realized that over the course of nine years of dating in New York, I'd spent thousands at Sephora and Drybar, fought back tears while pantsless at the hands of merciless waxers, skipped the "relaxing facial" in favor of "deep pore cleansing brutality," worn tights not pants in zero-degree weather.

I realized that, at best, I didn't remember most of the names of the guys I did this for, because they were mostly two-date randoms.

The trend has been coined “Kousai zero Nichikon”: roughly translated as “marrying without dating”.

Japanese actress Maki Horikita married co-star Koji Yamamoto in 2015 after just a month of dating. Magazine last month compared hunting for a marriage partner with suicide.

The country has one of the lowest birth rates in the world, with just 8.4 children being born per 1,000 inhabitants over the last five years.