How Korean Values Influence Korean Dating

We all know that values influence everything we do. For Koreans their strong Korean values is no exception.

What if I told you that in Korea how a man and woman are supposed to be is completely different? At least as far as dating is concerned. What if I told you that if you wanted to date Korean women or men successfully it could mean changing your values?

Discover some differences between what it means to meet potential partners in Korea compared to the West. That way if you want to date Korean women you would know what they like.

Social Introduction Over Chance Encounter

Who wouldn’t want to meet a potential partner through trusted friends? If your friends recommend that person then that means it’s good right?

But what if you happen to spot the love of your life? Would you stay close to your friends and not dare to meet her? Or would you muster up the courage (maybe even liquid courage) to go talk to her? What if it was someone your friends and family didn’t approve of?

Koreans in general are more interested in staying their groups. In Korea if a man is curious about meeting an ‘unknown’ women (or “mollenen yawcha” as Koreans would say it) and he approached her it could be risky.

His culture and upbringing teaches him that he must obey the family and only date for the sake of marrying and raising a son. If a Korean dates someone for fun or because they choose that person his (or her) society would frown upon it. Unless that person had money or connections (or both!)

So a Korean man is considered a ‘man’ if he can give up his whims and instead choose a partner that’s right for his family.…

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