It takes a very understanding, determined and giving person to be able to bridge the gap between these to very different societies; and indeed there is MUCH more to understand and learn that was listed in this article.
Consider this text as a collection warnings, focusing on the difficulties of said relationships.
However in this modern and evolving society, women are leaning more towards having careers than wanting to sit at home all day.
The average number of children per family is one in Japan.
To the Japanese, shaving the ‘hair down there’ is considered very uncool, and has the connotation of being like a child.
Rule (both): Don’t count on the phrase ‘I love you’ to have the same weight that it does in the West. Instead you’ll have to come up with something more lengthy and creative to describe your feelings, such as: “I want to be with you for the rest of my life, etc etc etc” Rule (both): Splitting the bill on a date is perfectly acceptable in Japan.
Rule (men): If your Japanese girl lets you sleep over at her house while you are still only friends she may be a whore.
Warning: Japanese men are known to be controlling and like subservient women.
It is also not uncommon for Japanese to not even have children. If you’ve made it this far then you are to be commended for your endurance and apparent saint like qualities in tolerating and understanding your partner.How on Earth could you possibly think a relationship can grow, let along stay stable if both parties are not able to communicate? That’s around 100,000 people out of the 120,000,000 population, and you can bet a good deal of that .1% are not even Japanese.And we don’t mean typing messages in Google Translator, we mean actual relaying of feelings and concepts. So let’s say you’ve already given up learning Japanese and will only settle for an English-speaking partner. With the above list in mind it may appear daunting to find your English-speaking Japanese partner, however you should turn your frown upside down, because since the advent of the Internet you can search out actual groups in cities (again, it must be a large city) that exist solely for the purpose of meeting foreigners. A quick search on Google or Facebook of ‘tokyo foreigner meetup’ will reveal several groups.Whether this is good or not depends on what you’re looking for.Aside from the man-whores and sluts, the Japanese take sex and relationships very seriously so if you want to have a successful long term relationship with a Japanese it is necessary that you follow some rules: Rule (men): Before you kiss or try anything physical you must communicate your feelings.Don't Study Japanese Until You've Read Our Free E-Book Japanese is hard enough already, don't make it harder on yourself by making these same six mistakes over and over! Find out how to speed up your study, get motivated, study the right way, and be less confused!