In America, it really depends on the person but I have never experienced this type of initiation.
I find that dating is more casual and at times it’s hard to understand if we are dating or just hanging out.
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.
I did have a Japanese boyfriend but I ended things with him to go to school in California.
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.
In this article, I want to talk about a few major differences I saw between Japanese and American dating cultures.
Unfortunately it doesn’t always work out as the boy wasn’t interested in me.
If you confess and she/he says yes, you two could be considered a couple.
If you are determined to find a Japanese sweetheart, you definitely can succeed.I did the online dating many years ago and a couple of men say that it was getting too expensive for them to ask women out because even if you meet them just for a coffee, it quickly adds up.This isn’t a problem for Japanese men who usually will arrange a date at a very cheap cafe and still expect me to pay my share!Anyways, these are the things that I have learned from dating men in America and these are very uniquely different experiences. Quite frankly I don’t think either of them is very effective.The thing that I like about typical Japanese dating custom is that “kokuhaku” (confession) makes the start of relationships more simplified.