Japan dating customs
But such an emotionally loaded gift would only work if he was already madly in love with her.I’m not saying that ignoring her was the right thing to do; it was terrible.It is commonly believed that dating in Japan is easy for non-Asian (particularly white) men and hard for women.I came across a blog post by zoomingjapn, a German girl living in Japan, writing about dating in Japan as a foreigner. She writes, ‘It is comparably easy for a western foreign man to find a Japanese woman or to have a nice relationship here in Japan’, but ‘it is extremely tough to find a date as a foreign woman here in Japan.’ Her story is interesting in itself but the most interesting part of the article is the huge number of comments gets – 162 comments (or about 30,000 words! A lot of people who commented actually disagree with her.
Dating often involves a lot of hidden rules and non-verbal cues.
These are not the kind of thing you learn in your language textbooks.
However, there are many people who are successful at dating in Japan.
Many people provided counter-examples in the comments.
My personal experience also tells me that dating in Japan is completely feasible and a lot of my friends seem to be doing OK with dating here.
I have noticed that cute girls tend to be quite bad at approaching guys. She is studying computer science and surrounded by a lot of guys.