Why does the color of skin matter? You ever heard of the saying different strokes for different folks? Philippines Vee met her husband through a language exchange and travel website because he was asking for travel advice for the Philippines.
They met up in her hometown and the rest they say is history. What are the benefits of dating a Korean man? Sure, he was such a gentleman and makes sure I am well taken cared for, etc. I think these traits are not specific to Korean men only. Maybe in a sense, Korean men in general are chivalrous in one way or another when it comes to dating. What are the downsides to being with a Korean man? They work too hard which means not having ample time to hang out.
Compared to other countries, this type of behavior is quite common. What are some of the cultural differences between your country and Korea? In my country, it doesnt matter how old you are or your position. You will get respected anyway. What are some common misconceptions about Korean men? Not all Korean men are sweet or romantic.
A lot of ladies around the globe swoon from the handsome idols on Korean entertainment. They believe in K-drama actors or idols and their characters to the point of thinking all or most Korean men look like one or act like one. Another misconception is living in Korea is heavenly or a paradise. Many struggles can be felt here especially among foreigners. Again, this country has only recently opened its doors to foreigners and a lot of misinformation about foreigners is still going around.
It takes time to get used to the Korean way of life and thinking. What advice would you give to someone wanting to date a Korean man? Marry or be with a man not because he is Korean but because of who he is. Cultural differences can always be an issue between interracial couples, but I believe personality clashes are more critical than cultural ones.
It is tough to be in an interracial relationship especially here in Korea, so it is vital to be with someone who respects and accepts who you are. Also, having standards based on shallow perceptions and foundations must be avoided.