Did you know that women don't like it when you fall asleep in front of the TV during date night?
All the real dude and girl stuff happens in private -- like when you're in the shower or they're out with their friends.
Unlike Japan, California is a true melting pot of cultures but since I had so little dating experience back home, I was nervous about getting into the dating scene in America.
Mostly because I had no idea how the American dating culture worked.
In the almost-30 years since the film's release, a lot has happened in relationships and how we understand them. "Of course they can, if they keep their boundaries intact." The key, she says, is setting boundaries early on and keeping the details of your romantic relationship private to avoid emotional intimacy. One of my personal friendships blew up into a non-platonic mess after the failure to "check in" on the relationship midway through my new journey into a romance with someone else.
This tired notion that men and women can't be friends is not only wrong -- it's unhealthy. So, if you're running to your female friend to hand out juicy details of the hot sex you just had with your girlfriend… Not enough words were exchanged by either party and the platonic friendship devolved into a mess of jealousy and anger after it was eventually revealed (through some pretty harsh texts) that the friend thought I had blown her off for the new girlfriend. This simple act allows men and women to focus on the important things in a friendship… Why invest all your time hanging out with another person if all you're going to do is worry about what you are?
This sounds a bit creepy but it’s not so much telling someone you love them but rather the Japanese way of letting them know you like them and asking them out.
When you're dating someone, you get an abbreviated view of how his or her mind works.
My female friends always help me figure out how I've accidentally offended my girlfriend when I'm feeling particularly clueless.
There are things floating around that have little or nothing to do with the Bible.
Most are well intended and contain a nugget of truth. Dating is hard enough without sifting through all this erroneous information, so let's debunk some myths.