Dating in the us
Among Japanese teenagers the most basic way of starting to date someone is by giving them a “kokuhaku” or love confession.
This sounds a bit creepy but it’s not so much telling someone you love them but rather the Japanese way of letting them know you like them and asking them out.
Time Despite their informality in other aspects of life, Americans are very concerned about time.
Punctuality is very important, and it is considered rude to be late.
“All we need is love” is what the Beatles were trying to convey to us over many years through their most famous song.
If a person feels uncomfortable, he or she may move away to create more distance.
“I definitely assume everyone is a Republican,” Becky, a 26-year-old elementary school teacher and Democrat who dates all political persuasions, told me.
“I can’t limit my options here; I don’t have so many.” She’s not kidding.
Unlike Japan, California is a true melting pot of cultures but since I had so little dating experience back home, I was nervous about getting into the dating scene in America.
Mostly because I had no idea how the American dating culture worked.