Dating foreigners korea
Honestly his checking on her was great, I was just surprised at how he seemed to care when they’d only been dating a few weeks.
Dates themselves are pretty much like every other date I’ve been on regardless of where I am in the world.
And it doesn’t matter what color you are, or what country you’re from, or even whether or not you speak Korean.
It’s mostly the younger generation that has no problem dating outside of the “traditional” dating scene, but I’ve seen plenty of middle age Korean men out with younger foreign women as well.
Whether it’s checking to make sure you are still alive, or even simply that you’ve eaten (the latter is far more common than the former, but not by much), expect at least a few messages in your inbox while you’re with your significant other.
They are often very concerned about your well being.
I am speaking from just my own personal experience as a white male and, of course, these points do not refer to all Korean women.So he’ll pay for lunch, but after if we get coffee or dessert I’ll pay, which I totally don’t mind and even prefer.So, yes, in my experience Korean men like to take care of you, like being around you and enjoy your time together a little more than I’m used to, but there’s nothing wrong with that.I’ve actually gotten lots questions from friends and family back home about whether or not I am, and this is a direct quote, “a prematurely made cat lady who is obviously lonely out of her mind” because I’m a foreigner living in another country. Like, of everywhere else I’ve ever been it seems that being alone here is one of the number one problems you could ever have. It’s addressed in every movie, sitcom, and drama you’ll ever see here. Our bosses asked all of the foreign teachers on our first day about our relationship statuses and were wholeheartedly flummoxed and disappointed that all 4 of us were single.The question had so many wrong parts to it it was hard to know where to begin, but I’ll go ahead and start with the fact that I am actually allergic to cat hair and therefore don’t think I’ll be a cat lady until they discover a permanent vaccine for said allergy. One of the first questions anyone will ask you when they first meet you, often right after your name and where are you from, is “Do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend? It’s like being single here is as novel a concept as Americans not having Starbucks.I’ve gone to normal lunches or dinners, walking through the park, ice skating, lots of normal things that I’d do anywhere else.The only difference, I think, is when I’ve gone on more than one place on a Korean date we switch off paying for one thing or another.The best thing to overcome loneliness and improve your adjustment to the country would be to start dating a Korean woman.Korean women are really the best girlfriends to have in the world.I can’t tell you how many texts I’ve gotten warning me to be careful I don’t get a cold, that I’m eating properly, to go get medicine if whether I think my runny nose is just allergies or not.I had a friend whose fairly new Korean boyfriend looked up and then sent her the name of every hospital within a 20 miles radius of where she lived, and then sent her directions to each one because he lived in Seoul and couldn’t take her there himself.