Our resident love-in-Japan writer, Sara Who, answers your questions on everything from dating rules to finding a partner for love, marriage and more. I seriously considered packing all my things and going home but after thinking about it, I decided to make the most of my remaining time in Tokyo. A bit of background: I initially came to Japan on a working holiday visa with my boyfriend, but he ended up cheating on me with a coworker.Making friends, meeting strangers and socializing has never been that fun!See video clips of people nearby and when you like someone, don’t be shy, just say hi!
When you see someone you like, tap the heart button in the bottom right3.A recent study suggests Japan’s already-shrinking population could dwindle down another third by 2060.According to a member of the Japan Family Planning Association, the severe lack of dating and sex that could result in the “extinction” of the Japanese people.This is especially true during casual encounters with a Japanese person who has never dated a foreigner. Some of the common presumptions you might want to watch out for are: If you are not comfortable taking your relationship to the next step (especially in terms of physically) make that clear!Intercultural relationships often have difficulties when it comes to communication.