I ask.didn't you tell me before leaving home..says..your own bills.
As time moved on, she became mentally and physically distant.
I shared my need for emotional connection and explained what I would like...hugs, kisses, caressing, etc.. The situation escalated to the point where we continued sharing what our needs were to each other and I decided to read the Men are from Mars Women are from Venus book as well as other related articles.
Skeptical at first, but there were some good points made.
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Some forums can only be seen by registered members. She did all the right things to keep my attention and I did the same...driving her any place she wanted, treating her friends and her to dinners, buying things for her to show I cared..those things normal guys do to show a lady he respects, appreciates and likes her.
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Since getting married, I noticed a constant change in her behavior/attitude.
During the beginning, we talked about the money thing..shared and I was aware that women in Japan are normally responsible for managing the money.
I reluctantly agreed to do this and it made me feel good because I saw this as an opportunity to demonstrate my awareness of the differences between our cultures and my willingness to change/adjust in a way that would make her happy...meeting her half way.