posted on Aug, 21 2004 @ 12:17 PM
Italian men find it too difficult to cleanly sever the umbilical cord, and end up staying at home with their parents well into their 30s.
Now experts believe that the nationwide Oedipal complex might cause more serious damage than the endless complaints of aspiring wives: men's chronic
refusal to move on might be responsible for the drastic decline of Italy’s birth rate.
[edit on 21-8-2004 by BOHICA]