Why do mothers who are at the park not become intimate friends with me?
親しい(したしい): intimate, close (friends)
言い方(いいぶん): one’s way/point, complaint, excuse
幼い(おさな): (my) young
連れて行く(つれていく): to bring (a person)
Recently I brought my young son to a nearby park for the first time but…
I took my young son to a nearby park for the first time recently and was shocked that all the other mothers were so unwelcoming. They just ignored me. In Australia, it would be normal to exchange friendly small talk with other parents and let their kids play together. Is it because I’m foreign?
Sadly, I lost the files to the complete article so I only have this tiny bit. T^T But I still wanted to put it up because I remembered that this article was very interesting.!