Interview with Yuta Aoki on "There's Something I Want to Tell You: True Stories of Mixed Dating in Japan" | Speaking of China

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  1. Chengyong
    Chengyong August 14, 2015 at 11:07 am | | Reply

    Solute for 17 Brave Chinese Fire Fighters who sacrificed their lives in Massive Blast in Tianjin, China. Your souls will be saved in Heaven

    A Men

  2. R Zhao
    R Zhao August 14, 2015 at 2:59 pm | | Reply

    Sounds pretty interesting. It is amazing how some people meet, especially when they are from different countries. I like exploring the cross-cultural aspect of dating. I wish there was also a book like this about mixed couples in China.

  3. marghini
    marghini August 14, 2015 at 10:03 pm | | Reply

    It sounds like a really interesting book! I think cross-cultural couples should be aware of the degree of misunderstanding that they are likely to have down the line. It is one the biggest challenges of cross-cultural dating, but it can be overcome with some dedication and willingness from both parties.

  4. Holly Hollins
    Holly Hollins August 15, 2015 at 9:04 pm | | Reply

    I’m going to have to put this on my reading list. 🙂

  5. Autumn
    Autumn August 17, 2015 at 12:36 am | | Reply

    “It was interesting to re-discovering my own culture.” This is so true. Until I saw my white family’s holiday meals through my husband’s Asian eyes, I didn’t realize how strange it might seem to have a meal secondary to the mealtime conversation.

    According to Andy: “I think I know now why you all have such small mouths. It’s great for talking really fast. It’s not so good for actually consuming food.”

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