That's an exaggeration, but you get the point." Love has traditionally been regarded as disruptive to social harmony and in the past was sometimes more likely to occur between a prostitute and her customer than between husband and wife.Japanese literature has more stories about love between unmarried couples than married ones.Once we say it, it sounds rather cheap.” But despite this Japanese television dramas are full couples confessing their love.

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Well, many foreign girls are totally missing out, as Japanese guys make amazing partners, and they'll take you out on fabulous dates, and show you Japan like you've never seen it. Some of them may be a little shy, but boys are boys everywhere in the world- they want the same thing, so just keep that in mind and it may be easier.

It has been said that there are more words for rice in Japanese than for love and that the Japanese language has no equivalent of "I love you." One market researcher told the New York Times, "Traditionally Japan is an unromantic country, and people don't express love---so they buy expensive presents.

In a study on friendship Japanese ranked their “best friend” as being closer to them than “a lover.” A study of women in Europe, Japan and the Philippines asked them to fill out forms that measured their experiences of passionate love.

Women from all three places said they felt love with the same level of intensity.

Frank Black was a seasoned foreigner, and he had been in Japan for several years, therefore offered us newbies his best piece of wisdom.

To Mike, he said "You'll be getting insane amounts of girls**" (**the actual word was not girls, but a charming p-word), and to me, "You're not going to get any, so you'll come running back to me".And as beautiful, intelligent and interesting we foreign girls are, foreign males are not going to go after us when surrounded in a playground of mini skirt and heels-clad babes. Japanese girls are some of the most beautiful in the world, they take amazing care of themselves and are kind, caring individuals.In Japan, foreign girls sometimes have a reputation for being loud, noisy, overweight, badly-dressed and not groomed.There are also lots of double suicide stories involving geishas and their lovers.When asked why Japanese don’t t really express their love verbally a Japanese teacher wrote in the Daily Yomiuri, “Well, we would not say such a thing because it is something we should feel intuitively rather than express verbally.For several months and perhaps years following that encounter, I laughed at how ridiculous his words were, and wanted to prove him wrong- which I did for a while.