Japanese women pay handsome man to make them cry, then dry their tears
Tuesday January 23, 2018. 08:56 PM , from BoingBoing
Here's a short National Geographic video about a crying therapy service. Women pay a 'handsome man' to make them cry, then gently wipe their tears away. The practiced is said to relieve stress.
Entrepreneur Hiroki Terai... is the founder of a group crying service that encourages people to cry together while a “handsome weeping boy” wipes their tears away. Known as rui-katsu or 'tear-seeking,’ the practice is especially popular with women and is said to relieve stress levels. In Crying with the Handsome Man, filmmaker Darryl Thoms explores this unusual practice and why its founder believes it is bringing people together.
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