A Japanese same-sex couple stage a wedding photo. Photo: Instagram

Why Japan’s ‘parasite singles’ refuse to get married, stay living with their parents instead

  • Factors include a lack of financial security and affordable housing, as well as high expectations among women in particular
  • Roughly a quarter of people aged between 20 and 49 in the country are single, according to government data
Topic |   Japan

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A Japanese same-sex couple stage a wedding photo. Photo: Instagram
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