And from these differences, the biggest one would be language.No matter how fluent each of us becomes in our second language, something is always lost in translation, and that can quickly escalate into a huge argument until we don’t even remember what we started arguing about in the first place.

” “If you can both speak the other person’s language, there are probably going to be disagreements about what language to speak.

My husband and I have a system where we swap languages every day – so today is an English day, and tomorrow is Japanese.

These are the types of guys I feel we foreign girls encounter most. ” I think that’s generally a big problem – not only when trying to find an “honest” relationship, but also true friends.

I’ve heard from many people that they were just “used” as an opportunity to get free English lessons (or whatever their native language was).

However, the deeper things went, the more difficult it was to understand each other.

Even when we broke up it was long and drawn out and he wanted to ‘stay friends’ which I’ve heard is what most Japanese guys like to do.

It was an interesting journey and I want to thank all of the participants for taking the time to tell us about their own unique story.

“I moved to Japan when I was 18 and have been dating Asian guys ever since. I often hear girls who long for Asian boyfriends say that Western guys are dogs, and I can confidently say that Asian men are no different.

Even after we’d been broken up for a few months he’d still write to me and ask what I was doing and how I was …” When I started dating my husband, I didn’t really feel that we had any cultural barriers.

I guess because by then I’d been in Japan long enough that I knew my way around and I had lived with two Japanese host families, so I have a good sense of Japanese manners and customs.

There is a good chance that he will like you too, and just not have imagined that you could possibly be interested in him.