(Sorry in advance 😂)
I was thinking today about the difference in how many westerners express feelings of love vs. Japanese culture. I’ve known international couples that had a hard time overcoming this difference.
We (I speak for Americans) tend to be quick to say “I love you” and we say it often. In some ways, that’s nice. It feels good to be told that someone loves you. But on the other hand, love is a feeling and people’s feelings sometimes change. Sometimes when you say it too much, you can lose the meaning of it.
On the other hand, being told something like “I’ll stay by your side” has a deeper meaning to me. Knowing someone won’t leave you alone when you need them the most is more important to me than feelings of love or attraction.
What do you think?
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