The sexes, especially in Japan’s giant cities, are “spiraling away from each other”. Lacking long-term shared goals, many are turning to what she terms “Pot Noodle love” – easy or instant gratification, in the form of casual sex, short-term trysts and the usual technological suspects: online porn, virtual-reality “girlfriends”, anime cartoons. Or else they’re opting out altogether and replacing love and sex with other urban pastimes.

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Why my choice of pic to accompany this post? I spend an inordinate amount of time online due to my work and my tumblrs and blogs of course. So why haven’t I lost the appetite for real sexual pleasure? And often.

Are my images, my tumblrs and even this blog contributing to this problem?

If you are still sitting there in 30 mins looking at a computer screen instead of making love or going for a walk in the sun, don’t blame the internet.