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Complaints Japanese Want to Mention to Their Partners, but Can’t

July 17, 2009

What complaints do you want to mention to your partner, but cannot? (Sample size=556, male)

Rank Score
1 I wish you’d economise more 100
2 I want to have some time by myself occasionally 98.8
3 I wish you’d tidy up the house a bit more 87.1
4 I just don’t like your parents 80.0
5 Your cooking is so-so 77.6
6 I wish you’d spoil me a bit more 67.1
7 Have you put on weight recently? 62.4
8 I want to have a rest on days off 60.0
9 I wish you’d say “I love you” occasionally 56.5
10 I wish you’d save more money 47.1
11 Have you feelings cooled off recently? 43.5
12 I want you to spoil me more 43.5
13 I want you to pay a bit more attention to your clothes 40.0
14 Are you being unfaithful? 38.8
15 I want to occasionally have dates with just the two of us 35.3
16 I want to be able to do my own thing 30.6
17 I want you to pay a bit more attention to your hairstyle 27.1
18 I want you to make a decision once in a while 24.7
19 I wish you’d be more moderate in pursuing your hobbies 23.5
20 I wish you’d buy me some more sensible presents 21.2

What complaints do you want to mention to your partner, but cannot? (Sample size=526, female)

Rank Score
1 I just don’t like your parents 100
2= I wish you’d get more promotion 74.2
2= I wish you’d economise more 74.2
4 I want to be able to do my own thing 68.9
5= I want to have some time by myself occasionally 62.1
5= I want you to pay a bit more attention to your clothes 62.1
7 I wish you’d say “I love you” occasionally 52.3
8 I wish you’d save more money 51.5
9 I wish you’d buy me some more sensible presents 43.9
10 I want you to make a decision once in a while 40.9
11 I want you to spoil me more 67.1
12 I want to have a rest on days off 35.6
13= I want you to pay a bit more attention to your hairstyle 34.8
13= I wish you’d tidy up the house a bit more 34.8
15 Are you being unfaithful? 34.1
16 I wish you’d be more moderate in pursuing your hobbies 31.1
17= Have you feelings cooled off recently? 28.0
17= I wish you’d think seriously about marriage 28.0
19 I want to occasionally have dates with just the two of us 22.0
20 I want to occasionally have dates somewhere different 18.9

Source: What Japan Thinks?

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One comment

  1. Interesting survey results



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