When Japanese men want to divorce


goo Ranking can be serious too, with this look at when men feel that it is time to split with their wives demonstrates.


Over the 29th of February and the 1st of March 2012 1,175 members of the goo Research monitor group completed a private internet-based questionnaire. 61.4% of the sample were female, 10.0% in their teens, 16.5% in their twenties, 29.3% in their thirties, 24.1% in their forties, 10.6% in their fifties, and 9.5% aged sixty or older. Note that the score in the results refers to the relative number of votes for each option, not a percentage of the total sample. This survey is for men only.

My wife tells me to report that I have had none of the below thoughts.

Ranking results

Q: When do you feel that it may be time to split with your wife? (Sample size=454, male)

Rank   Score
1 When she is unfaithful 100
2 When she splurges money 98.3
3 When she doesn’t do the housework 83.5
4 When her drinking habit gets bad 62.6
5 When I cannot look at her as a woman 61.7
6 When the talking stops 60.9
7 When our approaches to cleanliness differ 54.8
8 When she spends all day playing computer games 52.2
9 When she always sleeps in until noon at weekends 50.4
10 When she throws away my important items 49.6
11 When she is too casual with child-rearing 44.3
12 When she forbids my hobbies 41.7
13= When she no longer looks on me as a man 40.9
13= When she spends all day surfing the internet 40.9
13= When her looks gradually deteriorate 40.9
16 When the gap between her pre-marriage gets wide, in a bad sense 35.7
17 When she starts picking on my faults alone 33.9
18 When she spends all her time in a tracksuit 26.1
19 When her snoring is loud 19.1
20 When she gets on too well with her parents 10.4
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  1. Rich said,
    May 1, 2012 @ 02:33

    This is very confusing information.
    “This survey is men only”. Yet, “61.4% of the sample were female”?
    It’s not a percentage but “results refers to the relative number of votes”?
    The total does not equal “454”: Meaning the men only/61% women choose as many of the 20 reason as they saw fit? Did they generate their own answers and then calculate them?
    Was there a list to choose from?
    Many of these are the same answer using different words?

    As far as I can tell,
    there is a 150% chance that I will be divorced by the end of the week.

  2. David said,
    May 1, 2012 @ 08:28

    1,175 respondent, with 61.4% female means 454 were men.

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