I suspect, though I might be wrong about this, that it is pretty difficult for a NJ woman to conform to Japanese men’s / Japanese society’s expectations, and it is the rare case that a man will disregard these demands.
The decision to step outside of the expectations of one’s society has ramifications that are far-reaching, and can potentially impact every facet of their lives, be it family, career, even friendships.
Also, if you check certain English language magazines like Metropolis, or certain websites, you’ll find personal ads from Japanese women who are in the market for NJ guys.
Although I’ve found a strong preference for white guys in these ads.
After seeing my profile, several women came to meet me.
It definitely made things easier knowing they were interested in me, yet there were distractions as well.
After publishing it, a lot of men asked questions about dating Japanese women.
When approaching women, guys often are afraid of being embarrassed or publicly rejected. If the woman isn’t interested, or doesn’t understand you (for those who don’t know any Japanese yet), she’ll just ignore you or walk away.
You can simply blame it on the language disconnect and move on.” “Sometimes you don’t have to approach at all.
I found it hard to make anything more than superficial connections or move past friendship.
I joined in the TV show at the last minute not expecting much.
Still, by the end of the event I found someone I could communicate easily with despite my non-fluent Japanese and her lack of English.” “There are always differences in expectation and cultural differences can lead to awkwardness, yet I’ve found that clear communication can help to navigate the most difficult situations.