Suicide Japan: Why I Considered It Too

This morning I read an article titled, “Inside Japan’s ‘Suicide Forest.’” The 30,000+ reported suicides a year are not new to me, but the more intimate account of the forest stirred up my own personal thoughts on suicide. You should read the article I just mentioned if you’re unfamiliar with suicide in Japan. | photo…

A Sad Story of Sex and Marriage in Japan

I read an article in The Japan Times titled, “Married or Single, Japan is a Desolate Country.” It’s a depressing reality check, but well worth the quick read. As a Japanese man, husband, and father, it hurts. I’m 2.5 months away from welcoming my firstborn son into the world, intimate and united with my wife, and have…