Dating blogs in korea
I thought, And sometimes it was, but oftentimes it really wasn’t. And these were some Sweet, intelligent, bake you a cake and talk about real-shit girls who had absolutely had it with Korean men. Myself and my other Western girlfriends had come up with a set of sort-of standards about Asian guys and one of them was that they would disappear for weeks or months at a time and then just call or text you out of the blue.It’s not that I had come to Korea obsessed with K-Pop and K-Dramas and wanting my own recreation of that sort of dynamic. It had happened to so many of us and it happened so regularly that we just figured it was a normal thing. I told this to my Korean girlfriend and she gave me a sort of sad, I feel-sorry-for you look. “If someone is doing that to you, it’s unacceptable behavior.” Bam!
It wasn’t easy and I never got super good at Korean, but I’ll never forget the praise I got from some of my Korean girlfriends one night when we were walking (to a bar?That might seem incredible to you but my Korean teacher told me that she had a female student whose boyfriend didn’t want her to learn Korean and he was Korean!She definitely knew there was something wrong with that relationship.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.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.
When I arrived in Korea in September 2013 I sort of hit the ground running as far as dating went and started finding guys to drink coffee with and go out with as soon as I arrived. I met guys at bars, at church, online, and even at the 7-Eleven by my house. I’ve polled some of my friends who have dated in Korea and I’ve racked my mind about it and so without further ado, and in no particular order, here’s a list of things I think every woman should know.
I mean, I’ve always been the introverted type and have never been much of a party-girl but for me and my standards, I was going all out. By the time I had been in Korea about 7 or 8 months, I looked around and noticed I knew quite a number of other Western girls who had also been burned and disillusioned from their experiences with dating Korean men. Dating in Korea: What Every Woman Should Know 1.) Get Yourself A Korean Bestie and Pour Your Little Heart Out* Nobody will be able to give you dating advice in Korea better than another Korean and your best bet is to have a Korean girlfriend who is around your age. I’m on a long distance bus ride with one of my Korean co-workers who would end up being one of my closest friends and we’re talking about dating.
There are countless coffee shops, restaurants, and bars in South Korea.
My advice would be to keep your dating in that sort of setting until you really know what you want.
4.) Don’t Let Yourself Be Used For English If you are a Western girl living in South Korea, you are most likely an English teacher and this can be a sticky situation because maybe you don’t mind being used for English at first but sooner or later, you’re gonna get burned.