As long as you’re both honest and open about things, and actually communicate properly with each other, it should be okay!” “Even if you are shy, if you like someone you should be proactive about it.My first Japanese boyfriend would go for weeks without contacting me because he was working late every day.
At first, we went through periods where we would only speak English (which I didn’t like) or when we would only speak Japanese (which he didn’t like). ” “I think in general, it’s important to be very open about what you are expecting from the relationship.
Obviously we change it according to the circumstances (we are not going to speak in English to each other when out with a lot of Japanese friends! If you need a lot of hugs and affection, make sure that he knows and don’t just get annoyed that he’s not automatically doing it.
He wouldn’t learn any English and it was really frustrating to communicate only in Japanese.
At first I was happy about this, because I wanted to speak Japanese.
Those that stand true to who they are seem to be the ones who find solid relationships. What we consider common sense is very different.” “When I first started dating my husband he was embarrassed to hold hands with me in public.