Blind dates in Korea are extremely common and one of the most common ways to meet people in a relatively ‘safe’ way.
Soon you’ll discover what you can expect and decide for yourself if dating one is worth it.
Whereas a Western man values independence and equality it’s not so for a Korean man.
But the truth is that when I have dated, both in Seattle and abroad, it’s almost always been with Asian males. We all know that motivations are always this abstract, jumbled mess of things. I tutored Asian ESL students when I was a university student, both male and female and I always admired and respected how hard they worked.
They were doing what I was doing but they were doing it in a language totally foreign to them and while living far away from their family and friends in a culture that was totally new to them.
Hard work has always been sexy to me and these guys were the opposite of the privileged white male (or female, for that matter). My mother was divorced when I was four years old and some of the only father figures I had in my life were Asian men.
We traveled to the Philippines when I was 8 years old and I most certainly left pieces of my heart there. So that’s just a few of the my reasons, it’s easier to see the picture once you have some of the puzzle pieces.Read on to see what to expect if you want to date in Korea! How to Meet Korean Singles Meeting singles in any country can be a daunting task.That’s why in Korea, most of cupid’s work is done through friends.I’ve never written about dating before on this blog.I’ve also never written about my proclivity towards AMWF relationships. I guess I don’t want people thinking it’s the only reason why I live here, in Asia.Dating is a great way to experience a new culture — you get to become close with new people, and while you enjoy spending time with them you’ll also get to experience Korea through their eyes.