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Women in Japan Are Paying Handsome Men to Watch Them Cry

By Robin Zlotnick

If there's one activity that's important to master in 2018, it's crying. Between endless accusations of sexual assault being made public, errant fake missile warnings being sent out willy-nilly, and Donald Trump alienating half the world with wildly racist comments, there's a lot we need to let go. And crying is one of the best ways to relax, relieve stress, and rejuvenate. Take it from a big crier. Japan has recently commodified crying. It may sound ridiculous, but women in Japan have started paying to cry in the presence of a handsome man. It's a new service, and I'm about to tell you all about it.


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