‘Friendship marriage’ in Japan


Life partners: Some people in Japan follow the new relationship trend to assuage the traditional concerns of their parents. — AFP

INCREASING numbers of young people in Japan are adopting a new type of marital relationship that requires neither love nor sex, in a trend called “friendship marriage”.

Around 1% of Japan’s population of 124 million are possible candidates for the arrangement.

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