The average age at marriage has increased in the last few decades, and the number of children born to LDS married couples has decreased.
It is timely to share some concerns about some current practices in the relationships of young LDS singles in North America.
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.
I don’t like having to wonder if my date is interested in being in a relationship with me, and dating isn’t very fun because of the games involved in the process.
On the other hand I like that American men are more chivalrous than Japanese men and will do things like pay for dates and hold the door open for me. Has your dating experience in Japan been different than in your home country?
I did have a Japanese boyfriend but I ended things with him to go to school in California.
twentysomething Peter Pans.” Putting this analysis in terms more familiar to his audience of BYU graduates and their families, Elder Tingey spoke of “the indecision some college graduates have in …
accepting the responsibilities of marriage and family.” This tendency to postpone adult responsibilities, including marriage and family, is surely visible among our Latter-day Saint young adults.
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.