But you don’t know if they’re interested in you as a person or because of your foreignness.
Christa: I actually approached someone on the train recently and he was totally ok with it but yeah it was kind of up to me to make a move.
With the majority of the foreigners on extended stays in Japan being male, and more Japanese women than men having a strong interest in languages and cultures other than their own, it’s natural that the most common international pairing for Japanese nationals is a Japanese woman and foreign man. Don’t say nice things about their girlfriends in front of others – 17.6 percent 5.
Of course, every society has its attractive and unattractive aspects, which Japanese women revealed by sharing both the things about their foreign boyfriends and husbands that thrilled them, as well as the less pleasant parts of the package deal of a romantic partner. Don’t have a good body – 14.5 percent It wasn’t all bad news as far as Japanese men were concerned, though.
Given the relatively small foreign population in Japan, one could draw the conclusion that women with a beau from overseas first had to pass on romantic opportunities with their own countrymen. There’s a lot to be said for the comfort and unspoken understanding that can come from a common background, as one woman explained.
A poll by Japanese website Nico Video produced the following reasons why some Japanese women weren’t interested in domestic men. “When I get married, I want to quit my job and be a housewife.
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Foreign men have a lot going against them, too, with the most obvious being the language barrier.While it’s not usually as bad as your one creepy guy friend–you know the one we’re talking about–have you ever wondered what’s going on with that? It seems that some Japanese women love it when guys are direct and shower them with declarations of love. ” You’ve probably heard this at least once or twice in your life.Here’s a quick look at life on the other side of the looking glass, with nine reasons some Japanese women only date foreign guys. Well, this takes that bit of education and flips it on its ear! Though phrases like “” (“I love you”) are more likely to be heard on cheesy TV dramas then between real-life Japanese couples, apparently some folks don’t mind being told “I love you” once in a while. And while the people saying it may not be entirely wrong, you wouldn’t know it from talking to certain Japanese women.In the name of research, Gaijin Pot got together three different women (UK, USA and Italy) to share their experiences of dating in Japan. Chiara: I thought that they didn’t find me attractive so I wasn’t really interested in Japanese guys, even though I was attracted to them.Rebecca: I wasn’t so attracted to Japanese men but now after living here for three years I would say I definitely am. Christa: I’ve always been attracted to Japanese men, even when I was young, so I did some research before I came here and I saw that generally they are interested but they’re very shy about approaching women so you may need to approach them.