This process begins by the parents sitting on a bench with their child’s credentials, such as photos and academic or career information.
After information has been exchanged and the parents like what they see, questions are asked about anything ranging from their child’s zodiac sign to their place of residence.
Marc Bilton, 48, from Dunstable, Bedfordshire, was diagnosed with a little-known eye condition when he was just 19.
This kind of activity is a fixture in Japanese society starting with university, where clubs (sometimes called ‘circles’) will go on together so that guys and girls can mingle.
The practice continues in the working world where, with Japan’s rigorous work culture, time to meet potential dates is limited.
However, do keep the dangers in mind, do everything you can to stay safe, and leave at once if things are going in a direction you’re not happy with.
A father-of-four who has been blind for almost 30 years is finally able to read a book, due to his revolutionary glasses.
However, as we can see from the quotes above, there are times when things are taken too far to the point of making women feel very uncomfortable, or even putting them in danger.