So be aware of this early on and know very your partners temperament well before you even think about getting married.They also have a terrible time admitting their feelings or communicating their emotions, as this is against their cultural mores.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.Be prepared to be disabused, for whatever images you have conjured in your mind about finding love in Japan are certain to be skewed and not realistic, that is unless you’ve lived in the country before and you know the score.This isn’t to say that you as a foreigner can’t find love in Japan, because some people do indeed have success, but it does mean that you need to ‘clear your mind’ and realize that there is much that is different and much to learn on the subject of love 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): Don’t get upset and insist that she shave her junk.
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.
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.So by this time you have found yourself a Japanese which you like and he or she seems to like you. First, it is important to identify your goals and the goals of your partner.