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Because it was his birthday I decided to go for a final attack and made a personal present for him.’ Her strategy was ‘push, push and push’, which was obviously not working. ‘I bought an empty book and filled it with the story of my love for him.

How I fell in love with him and about all the things I like about him.

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There was also one page with a drawing of his face. Why doesn’t she understand that I’m not interested?

The book ended with telling him that I was still willing to date him even though he turned me down with this obvious excuse of working in the same team. I want her to stop doing embarrassing things in front of people but I don’t know how. Hopefully it will stop as time goes by.’ She was giving emotional gifts he couldn’t reciprocate, and that put him under a lot of pressure and made him uneasy.

Many people provided counter-examples in the comments.

My personal experience also tells me that dating in Japan is completely feasible and a lot of my friends seem to be doing OK with dating here.

These are not the kind of thing you learn in your language textbooks.

However, there are many people who are successful at dating in Japan.

I have noticed that cute girls tend to be quite bad at approaching guys. She is studying computer science and surrounded by a lot of guys.

They always get approached by guys and don’t have to make the first step themselves. It’s always interesting to hear all the boring questions they ask when they try to hit on guys: ‘What’s your name? Despite that, she is having difficulties with dating.

To be fair, I used to feel that most kids of my age weren’t mature enough.

I am less judgemental now because I realise that I might simply have had a differently way of measuring maturity. Isabel, a German girl who has been living in Japan for about half a year, is a good example.

I wrote him many cute love letters in Japanese and English but he didn’t reply for many months.

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