While this is largely a pleasant experience, Frank sometimes wants her to have opinions. Sometimes, he wants to do something for her, but he doesn’t really know what she wants.On the other hand, Frank thinks that her non-confrontational, laid-back nature can work well for their relationship.They walked around the lake to enjoy the beautiful scenery. In the course of a conversation where she accused him of doing all the wrong things, she brought up the incident, saying that she had actually wanted to stay, and blamed him for not taking her hint. When he was dating her the second time, she was cheating on her husband. He was always looking for a serious relationship, but the girls from those bars didn’t want the same thing.They wanted to explore the area more, but in order to do that they had to take the ropeway. They joined the queue, even though they were a bit put off by its length. Looking back, that was just one of their numerous miscommunications. The ‘bars’ they talk about are western-style bars which are relatively rare in Japan.Neither of them was particularly interested in the other’s country, but they got along well because of a shared interest in music and films. Marvin would defend her when American people made fun of her Japanese accent.
At that time, he lived in the States and she lived in Japan. Having gone through a long-distance relationship, they found that their bond had become stronger. Recently, I interviewed a lot of people for my book who had dated or married Japanese women. ‘All right, let’s leave,’ Andre said, and they left.Let me share with you some of the interesting stuff they told me about Japanese women! Andre, a Jamaican man, went on a trip with his Japanese girlfriend. This exchange seemed innocent enough to Andre, until a few months later when their relationship got tense. Andre, the aforementioned Jamaican guy, also realised that he tended to have bad experiences with girls he met in bars.However, I feel it can also help Japanese readers who would like to better understand the Western perspective of Japanese dating.I’ve included my thoughts as a Westerner on Japanese dating culture for that reason.