Posts Tagged ‘Yomiuri Komachi’

Why I stopped reading Yomiuri Komachi

Do you¬†know Yomiuri Komachi? It’s a Japanese webforum that’s basically an agony aunt site (http://komachi.yomiuri.co.jp/)*. People post their problems and other users give them advice and potential solutions. Problem posters can write back and answer questions, ask further questions or give updates on how the situation turned out, which was my favorite part of the […]

My boyfriend is a mooch.

Translated from Japanese for fun. Original story here: http://komachi.yomiuri.co.jp/t/2013/0107/565121.htm?o=0 I’m a 48 year old single mother. I’ve been dating a 37 year old man for the past 3 years. For personal reasons we do not intend to get married. Last spring my son entered university. It is a very expensive school, so through that my […]

Getting back with the boyfriend whose proposal I rejected

Translated from Japanese for fun. Original story here: http://komachi.yomiuri.co.jp/t/2013/0331/583265.htm?g=04 A year ago, I turned down a proposal from my boyfriend of three years. At first I said yes when he proposed, but right after that his company suddenly went bankrupt. He desperately tried to find work but couldn’t land anything. Eventually he got a job […]

Accidentally rejected a reverse proposal

Agony aunt story, translated for fun from Japanese. There are idiots in every country, huh? Original story here: …ooops, forgot the link and now it’s lost forever. Oh well. I’m a 32 year old man with a 29 year old girlfriend. We’ve been dating for the past 5 years. She proposed to me last Sunday. […]

I don’t want to invite her any more

Agony aunt story. Translated from Japanese for fun. Original story: http://komachi.yomiuri.co.jp/t/2013/0324/581892.htm?g=06 Every one or two years, my friends and I from school get together for a small trip. Some of them live far away so the ones that usually do the planning are I and a few other members who still live in the area. […]

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