Women’s tears

How often do you want to cry? graph of japanese statisticsMacromill Research recently conducted a survey that looked at women and crying, and this article presents the report japan.internet.com wrote about the results.


Over the 23rd and 24th of November 2012 415 female members of the Macromill monitor panel aged between 20 and 59 years old completed a private internet-based questionnaire.

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Note that the survey excluded crying at movies, books, etc. Or, no doubt, being in close proximity to a sumo wrestler.

What makes Japanese cry?

About how often do you have occassion to cry? graph of japanese statisticsThere’s a lot of interesting figures in this recent survey from iShare into what makes people cry.


Between the 22nd and 25th of February 2010 502 members of the CLUB BBQ free email forwarding service completed a private internet-based questionnaire. 53.0% of the sample were male, 32.7% in their twenties, 31.9% in their thirties, and 35.5% in their forties.

I was suprised that it was television that makes men cry the most, and also that few people feel that a good sob relieves lots of stress.

For me, it’s probably work that makes me cry the most…