One good option is joining a community club or activity, though then there’s no telling if they’ll fit your age range.
Although I’ve found a strong preference for white guys in these ads.
They’ll actually say ‘white men only’ or ‘no black men please,’ from time to time which is enough to turn your stomach.
It takes a certain amount of commitment to start dating when everyone will know about it in a few days.
I found it hard to make anything more than superficial connections or move past friendship.
It definitely made things easier knowing they were interested in me, yet there were distractions as well.
Still, by the end of the event I found someone I could communicate easily with despite my non-fluent Japanese and her lack of English.” “There are always differences in expectation and cultural differences can lead to awkwardness, yet I’ve found that clear communication can help to navigate the most difficult situations.
And if you approach them in such an environment, where they’re pretty much expecting it and frankly came there for that purpose, then you’re unlikely to scare or embarrass the hell out of them.
Also, if you check certain English language magazines like Metropolis, or certain websites, you’ll find personal ads from Japanese women who are in the market for NJ guys.
After publishing it, a lot of men asked questions about dating Japanese women.
They were mainly concerned about how to approach a Japanese woman and cross-cultural differences that could be an issue.
The modern version of the omiai (arranged marriage) seems to be working quite well for us.