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Obviously they still value ‘romance,’ but it may not be their prime motivation.

Not Korea-specific but related: I saw an interesting stat once in a NYT article on marriages between mostly older western men and younger Thai women, often widowed or divorced, with children: In surveys in which the men/women were questioned separately and privately, the vast majority of Western men were convinced their wives had married them for love.

You can see this contradictory expectation in female heroines of many K-dramas.

The beautiful female protagonist is independent and savvy at her office, but in front of a guy she likes, she’s one step behind, submissive and gentle.

Many foreigners are not prepared for the level of ‘possessiveness’ that can occur.

Minor example: One young Canadian told me that he kept breaking off with various Korean g/fs because they called him dozens of times daily - including while he was working - and did not understand that he found this annoying.

Korean women are typically very attractive with slender build and beautiful dark hair.

While you didn’t ask about marriage, be aware that a lot of cultural differences also cause problems here.There are two sides to this coin: for one, we’d be lying if we said the U. Most everyone in Seoul agrees that appearance is given a high value in Korean society.Part of this is attributed to the fact that the population is in such close proximity, there is always the constant awareness you are being watched, and consequently: critiqued.Westerners tend to marry for ‘love,’ or romantic and personal bonds that include shared values and interests.In Asia, from long-standing tradition (marriage is basically the union of families rather than just the 2 people exchanging vows), women are expected to marry mostly for money and security, and to do so with an eye toward strengthening the entire family, especially the finances!

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