Expat dating in south 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!Western women like sex and they have sex a lot, this is what Asian guys think.It is the most undeniable, indisputable fact about being a Westerner trying to make relationships work in Asia.If you’re going to be dating in a culture other than your own, you need to try to meet the other person halfway.Plus, Korean guys think it’s just so damn cute when you’re learning Korean and if they don’t, that’s also a red signal.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.All of my friends and myself included, we all ran into this problem multiple times.