In fact, I’ve taken the time to write down what I’ve found to be the biggest mistakes that foreign men make, during years of living in Korea and professionally helping men date Asian women.
#5 Thinking that Korean women are easy Before I came to Korea, I was very excited because I imagined that Korea was a lot like South East Asia: Just show up and women will be lining up to go on dates with you! Korea, I soon found out once I arrived here, is on the opposite side of the dating spectrum. Life’s tough for us (I’m darker skinned as well) but if you really want to find and date the ideal Korean woman for you, it’s definitely possible and we’ll make it happen!
Hallie Bradley, right, author of the blog "The Soul of Seoul" sits with her husband, guitarist Jung Jae-oo.
The couple has implemented "fighting rules" to help handle cultural differences in their marriage.
In my everyday life, I talk about these feelings quite a lot.
But Wee Gypsy Girl keeps them on mute, focussing instead on the best bits.
This is a guest post by Dan Bloom With Asia Dating Even more so, building a life is even more work, especially a dating life.
Unfortunately, foreigners who come here make big mistakes when it comes to meeting and dating Korean women.
I was in pretty high spirits by the time I left the house, probably due to the huge cafetiere of coffee that I had demolished just before leaving, and I was ready for the day ahead. The reason that I’m so angry is that I know that if I was a Korean girl, he would never have acted that way.I was placed at a low-income elementary school located in northeast Seoul, where half of the students’ families were receiving welfare checks from the government, and I was paired with Kevin, a 40-year-old devout Christian, married with two children.Kevin was raised in the mountainous countryside and spent his youth studying diligently in order to gain acceptance at a prestigious university in Seoul.While data on expat dating patterns are difficult to come by, longtime observers say the increase is visible in hip areas such as Seoul's Itaewon and Hongdae districts.This may seem a matter of course, given the rapid growth of the foreign population, whose number recently surpassed 1.5 million.This is more than just about the women themselves, but also the society and culture in which they’ve grown up in.