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Mostly because I had no idea how the American dating culture worked.I was young and naïve so it was a little scary in the beginning and I soon discovered the dating process in America is quite different from the one in Japan.

I find that dating is more casual and at times it’s hard to understand if we are dating or just hanging out.

Something fellow GP writer, Grace Buchele Mineta mentioned in her podcast interview.

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When you feel good in passing your time with someone you stick to that person and you just continue to stick, from then on, until you like it.

Italians tend to be (at least formally and officially) monogamous.

Even though it had been my dream to live in America, I was very excited but nervous at the same time.

Growing up in Japan my parents were really strict and so I didn’t get an opportunity to start going on dates until after I graduated from high school.

If you confess and she/he says yes, you two could be considered a couple.

In America, it really depends on the person but I have never experienced this type of initiation.

On the other hand I like that American men are more chivalrous than Japanese men and will do things like pay for dates and hold the door open for me. Has your dating experience in Japan been different than in your home country?

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