I never found it easy to ‘get’ a Japanese woman, then again, my fiancé and I met on a Japanese TV show for the express purpose of finding someone to marry.
I’ve never had a Japanese woman snap at me for trying to approach her, but I have in America!For my part, living on a small island just made things more difficult.It takes a certain amount of commitment to start dating when everyone will know about it in a few days.I want to thank all the great people who agreed to collaborate and share their story with all of us! You might already know him as I interviewed Ben a while ago.He has spent the last 5 years living on small islands in Okinawa. I spent five days with her family prior to popping the question and that gave me a great chance to see if I fit in with them. Of course proposals are pretty different in Japan and the US, but I managed a hybrid approach which is pretty much how I see our life together going forward.” “Back in the States there are a million ways to meet people and start up a conversation.