• Kawasaki, Kanagawa


There should be no shame whatsoever in the bride expecting when she ties the knot. What young couple in Japan has not had sex before deciding to get married? And what on earth is the benefit of abstaining? You cannot truly be in love with someone until you have had sex with them.

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