But there’s nothing we can really do other than keep studying and keep trying.
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.
Although I’ve been in Japan for 6 years now, I totally lack that kind of experience.
Instead I asked friends and fellow bloggers, who have had Japanese boyfriends or are even married to a Japanese man, to share their personal experience with us.
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.
” “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.
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.
However, the deeper things went, the more difficult it was to understand each other.