Remember, girls are the ones who like to play detective games with clues and such.
Why am I in the middle of this Greek tragedy involving myself and a Korean guy? Stop flooding the Korean’s inbox with your 20-page sob story!
If you want some genuine help, go read this instead.
The Korean will say this one more time: Korean men are men before they are Korean.
Whatever relationship problem you are having, 99 percent of it has to do with the fact that he is a man, and maybe 1 percent of it has to do with the fact that he is Korean.
Before you send that email to the address on the bottom, please, please, PLEASE think through your situation, eliminate ALL possible non-cultural explanations first, and then ask if you have to.-EDIT 3/20/2008 a.m.- SPECIAL ADVISORY TO LADIES FROM PHILIPPINES, VIETNAM, AND OTHER SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES The Korean recently noticed that many people from above countries (presumably women) are getting to this particular post through Googling for "Korean men".
Your situation tends to be somewhat different from regular dating, so please read this carefully. It's safe to say that in many cases, your relationship will not be based on respect.If you are considering dating/marrying a Korean man, look out for the following: 1. That means that they despise people whose skins are darker than them. Even if your guy is not racist, his parents, relatives, and friends are going to be racist. Korean men who come to Southeast Asia through a marriage broker do so because NO KOREAN WOMAN WOULD MARRY HIM. Of course, some men are just unlucky -- Korean women tend not to marry divorced men or men living in rural areas as farmers.That makes a long-term relationship or marriage extremely difficult. The same principle applies everywhere: Korean men are exactly the same as all men. But many men are your classic, stuck-in-the-1960s type of Koreans whose hobbies include beating their wives. Regardless of going through a broker or not, watch out for older Korean men (in 30s~40s as opposed to in early 20s), for the simple reason that older Korean men are more likely to be racist, manipulative, and disrespectful to women.According to Gustavo Arellano, the most common question for the Mexican is “Why do Mexicans swim with their clothes on?” Well, for the Korean, the most common question is this: “[Who/what/when/why/how] do Korean guys [like/dislike/act/feel] [in/about/with/for] girls?”Some of the emails are simply the result of Korean men being around non-Korean women, but many of the emails seem to be a direct result of the recent popularity of Korean dramas and the male actors in them.