9 Moments When Japanese Women Re-evaluate You

5. You smile when you talk to her.

“I asked him a question and he answered me with a great smile. He made me smile, too,” one Japanese woman shares, hinting that a smile is contagious. If you’ve been told that you look standoffish or distant, perhaps you’re not smiling enough. If you’re too timid to smile at her, start small with a simple greeting in the morning and a grin.