He doesn’t expect me to cook Japanese food and he doesn’t measure me by my miso soup making skills (I’ve gotten told by MANY people that my husband will basically judge me on my miso soup).
We do have a lot of trouble communicating when we fight and again I’m not sure if it’s a language issue, culture, or just us …” “I actually have a big problem with people prefacing their relationships with their significant other’s ethnicity. And I hate it when people act like I won a prize or ‘got’ something special because he’s Japanese. him.” “Every guy I’ve ever been in a relationship with has been different from the last, but I suppose dating a Japanese guy has the added spice of major cultural differences, as opposed to just differences in hobbies or upbringing.
We only spoke in Japanese with each other for a short time before he started to learn English, so he could communicate with me better.
He wouldn’t learn any English and it was really frustrating to communicate only in Japanese.
At first I was happy about this, because I wanted to speak Japanese.
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.
However, the deeper things went, the more difficult it was to understand each other.