Do I regret relationship with Korean man

Do I regret relationship with Korean man?

As I went through the photos he made publicly available on Interpals, I had noticed there were quite a few photos of him in a military uniform. He didn’t strike me as a military type of guy so I asked him about it. He had explained right away that South Korea has mandatory military service…

breaking up with Korea

Am I breaking up with Korea?

It’s been a rough couple of days. It’s difficult smiling. And it’s difficult getting used to not having him in my life. I’m still not there yet. Actually, we have stayed in touch but it’s so different now. So… official. It’s been a whole week. It seems much longer. I thought the fact we both…

[Q&A] Are Korean men aggressive?

Are Korean men more aggressive and violent compared to Western men? Do Korean men beat their wives? This is the latest concern one of our readers is having.     Lily asked: Hey! I’ll start off by saying your blog is extremely helpful and comforting so thank you! :) I actually have a question about…

Your Korean love stories #3

<- Your Korean love stories #2 Few months ago we started a new Your Story section where people who don’t have any questions to ask about the dating scene with Korean guys but would like to share their romantic or heart-breaking stories can do so. We’ve been getting many stories with amazing variety of happy…

Korean oppa meaning

What does oppa mean?

In Korean oppa (오빠) literally means “older brother of a female person”, but the meaning of oppa changed over time and now can refer to female person’s older brother, very close friend who is older (but not much older!), romantic interest, boyfriend, and sometimes even husband, if they are older. Addressing other people in Korean language…

Seoul central mosque

[Q&A] Can I find Korean Muslim to marry?

A woman wants to know if she can find a man of Islam in Korea. lonely101 asked: I am a Muslim girl who thinks Korean men are good looking (as in people from my culture are not). As a Muslim, I can only marry a respectable Muslim guy but it seems impossible for me to…

Sogeting Korean blind date

[Q&A] How can I approach a Korean guy?

Hi Kimchi Man and Oegukeen, I just want to say that I’ve been following your blog for a few months now and really like your posts. The both of you are really nice whilst giving very objective, grounded advice. So thanks for the great reads:) Plus, the two of you seem to be really cute…

I love you in Korean

Korean Love Expressions

Korean flash cards with Hangul, pronunciation and meaning – all about love! Learn how to say I love you in Korean, I miss you in Korean, boyfriend in Korean, and much more! Since it was such a success on our Tumblr blog we decided to post it here, on our main blog, as well. In…

[Q&A] Do I have yellow fever?

aspiring teacher asked: Hi there! I want to teach English in South Korea after about 4/5 years. I’ve been wanting to teach English in almost all Asian countries, but decided on South Korea at last. Haha I suppose this interest started when I was 12 (interested in martial arts and it just fired up from…

Korean guy restaurant

[Q&A] Do Korean guys go over-the-top on dates?

Anonymous asked: I have started dating a wonderful Korean guy who is my coworker at a restaurant I work at. I’m a 19 American girl and he’s a 27 year old S. Korean. The first date was so wonderful. He baked for me, took me out for a movie, the whole she-bang. He insisted on…

Facebook Korean Oppa

[Q&A] Oppa removed me from Facebook. Help!

Izumee asked: Hi Oegukeen.. Its very nice to read your blog and advice here, so I think its okay to share my story with a Korean guy to you so maybe you can help me to solve my problem. I am Chinese girl, born and stay at Indonesia. 21 y.o. I just visited South Korea…

How long wait for Korean guy to ask me out date relationship

[Q&A] I’m stuck waiting around for a Korean guy. Help!

BelieveinKeev asked: Hmm…let me start off by saying I am American and he’s South Korean… In Korea I am 30 and he’s 31. About three months ago, I met this guy while out with my friends, I found him really funny. We exchanged numbers and would talk often. In the beginning he would call me…

couple holding hands

[Q&A] Dating in Korea vs. America vs. Europe

How do Korean-American couples differ from Korean-Korean couples or even Korean-European couples? What does Korean couple holding hands truly mean? And does love or relationship come first in Korean dating culture? That is what our next reader is concerned about: Anonymous asked, Hey there! So I was just wanting some insight on a relationship that…

Is this Korean guy my boyfriend serious

[Q&A] Am I in a relationship with this Korean man?

Am I in a relationship with this Korean man? Is this Korean guy my boyfriend or not? That’s what our next reader is wondering: Lizzy B. asked: I met a Korean man online about two months ago. We wrote a few times using email and before long we had exchanged phone numbers and were writing…

Korean man older woman nuna

[Q&A] Do Korean men like older women?

Why do Korean guys like noonas? Or do they maybe prefer to be oppas? Are large age differences between a couple judged in Korean culture? Anonymous asked: First of all I wanted to thank you for the great site and the time you take for answering our questions. I have a general question. Do Koreans prefer older or younger…

[Q&A] Do Korean men think western women are easy?

Anonymous asked: I am an American living in South Korea as a teacher. I have been talking to a male Korean friend online, strictly language exchange and sharing cultural differences, etc. although there is a Korean guy in which I am interested. My friend, however, said that Korean men think Western women are all easy…

Oppa do you love me

[Q&A] How to know if a Korean guy likes you?

Having Korean boyfriend has given me a much better insight into Korean culture and customs. I know how to tell Korean age, I know why Korean chopsticks are made of metal, I know there is no such thing as “Sea of Japan”, I know how to address Koreans of different age, I know to handle everything…

Korean boyfriend online meeting in person serious relationship I love you

[Q&A] Is Korean man’s online love real?

Anonymous asked: I have also met someone through an online penpal site who happens to be Korean and originally from Korea. My initial intentions on the site were just to make friends where we could exchange our culture and language. Eventually it lead to chatting on instant messenger. After chatting with him a few times…

How do South Korean guys court girls and women

[Q&A] How does South Korean guy court girls?

Sunny asked: Hi, I met this South Korean guy 2 months ago in Seoul. We are from different countries. We have been keeping in touch, mostly initiated by me. I don’t dare to initiate many chatting sessions online for fear of being too straight forward in my likings for him. So far, he has mentioned…