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.
Also, a general lack of e-mailing, phone calls etc. Although I don’t think that this just applies to Japanese men!
There is a good chance that he will like you too, and just not have imagined that you could possibly be interested in him.
A lot of Japanese men seem to have an inferiority complex (many of my Japanese male friends have told me this), so they might not imagine that any non-Japanese woman would ever be interested in them. ” “He was just a gaijin-hunter, so that didn’t go to well.
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.