An interesting article in the Post about recent changes in Japanese divorce law.
Apparently disgruntled wives can claim half of their men’s pensions in a divorce settlement. So…Japanese men are learning what American husbands have known for years:
The evening began with a defiantly defeatist toast. Husbands reminded themselves of what their organization — the improbably named National Chauvinistic Husbands Association — preaches as a sound strategy for arguing with one’s wife.
“I can’t win. I won’t win. I don’t want to win,” they bellowed in unison, before tippling from tall schooners of draft beer.
But there’s nothing like your pocketbook to give incentive to pay better attention to your wife.