9 jokes that will anger your Japanese girlfriend

A little clowning around can be fun, but sometimes jokes can hurt and even make people angry. That’s the last thing you want to do to your girlfriend! Here we list some jokes that will make your girlfriend see red.

  • 1. Acting like a player: “What’s wrong with a little cheating?”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “Infidelity is a bad thing, so I don’t want to hear about it, even as a joke.” This is really unpopular with Japanese women. It is not funny, and it can make many women feel uncomfortable and unpleasant.

  • 2. Making fun of her weight: “Maybe you could be a female wrestler?”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “That’s not the kind of joke you should make with a girl.” This is even worse than just telling her she’s fat; it also makes her feel like you’re making fun of her.

  • 3. Teasing a breakup: “Hey, maybe we should go our separate ways?”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “When he keeps talking about breaking up, it makes me think he doesn’t love me anymore.” Jokes like this can leave an imprint and make her fearful.

  • 4. Making fun of her small breasts: “I think mine are bigger than yours.”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “Who wants a man to talk about breast size?” Many women can sympathize with this. Whether they’re being teased for having small breasts or large breasts, jokes like this can make a woman question a man’s morals.

  • 5. Picking on her insecurities: “Maybe you should get plastic surgery.”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “Shouldn’t my boyfriend say, ‘Oh, don’t worry about it?’” This one really gets women angry. Bringing up plastic surgery with an insecure girlfriend, even if it’s a joke, is out of the question.

  • 6. Bragging about being sophisticated and from the city: “You’re from the country, aren’t you?”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “When he makes fun of where I came from, it makes me feel like he’s making fun of my family and friends too.” Everyone has pride in their hometown, and no one wants to feel like a fool.

  • 7. Acting like a loser: “Hey, can you treat me?”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “It’s embarrassing when he does it in public, and it’s hard to know how serious he is when he says it, so I don’t know what to do.” This puts women in a tough spot.

  • 8. Talking about age with an older girlfriend: “You’ve gotten old.”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “There’s nothing I can do about my age, so I wish he wouldn’t joke about it.” This joke is the kind of thing that can make women depressed.

  • 9. Showing romantic interest in her friends: “I’d like to date your friend.”

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    What your girlfriend thinks: “If he’s going to show interest in my friends, he must be out of his mind.” Saying something like this can make a woman furious. Even if it’s a joke, some things are better left unsaid.

Last updated: September 30, 2017