In Korea, dating is all about showing your affection for each other – couple menus, shirts, and sneakers are everywhere, and every month has at least one special,and sometimes commercially incredible day for couples to celebrate.
There’s just so much to do and experience if you’re a couple, or at least going on dates, and that’s why everyone is always looking for someone!
you know things will be different, but just how different will they be?
So this blog is to outline unique differences in western and Korean styles of dating but never fear, because it’s not all that different.
Dating in Korea or dating a Korean man isn’t as hopeless as it sounds.
According to a survey about Dating in Korea done by 10 Magazine, 47% of their female correspondents had a Korean significant other.
You want to be the kind of guy who knows what it takes to find the perfect job and the perfect woman in this country. ” there’s a high chance that they answer “we got introduced by friends.” There are even events where groups of guys get introduced to groups of girls.
Usually when I ask this question, they perk right up and shout out that the weather is windy, snowy, rainy, or cold. How could I have forgotten that my poor middle school students are teeming with hormones and are in the prime age of “that awkward phase” we all wish we could forget but cruel mothers and photographs filled with braces and pimples won’t allow us to? I decided to scratch the lesson I had planned for the day and just talk to them and let them vent about their teenage problems.Here’s your crash course 101 before you go into this guide: dating rules vary from country to country.What works in America or the UK may not work its charm in a foreign land.Yesterday was a gorgeous sunny day, so I expected them to be especially excited to shout out a new answer than the usual gloomy weather ones they’d been giving me all winter. I asked them all sorts of questions in English about dating in Korea and couples, and we spent all of our 45 minute class time chatting about Korean dating culture.To my surprise, I heard the girls sigh and the boys muttered it was sunny and bright. (Secretly happy to practice an idiom I had taught them earlier that month.) “Spring is happy weather, and that means all the couples will be out. They were so animated and open about sharing with me all of their views that I decided to make a list of everything we talked about and share it here with you! No one meets in the ice cream aisle as they mull over the decision to splurge on mint chocolate chip or cookies and cream ice cream anymore.