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More Korean men experiencing intercultural marriages

27th April 2008

I just read about international marriages in Korea, particularly between Korean men and women from Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Mongolia, Thailand, Russia, Uzbekistan. In my Korean language class, offered free by the government, there are 7 housewives, me, and a Canadian man. 2 of the women come from the Philippines, 3 are from Vietnam, 1 […]

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Valentine’s Day and White Day in Korea, Japan, and America

14th February 2006

I arrived in Korea in late February, after celebrating Valentine’s Day in America. I soon learned about White Day, celebrated on March 14th in Korea. This is not a recognizable day in America, but in Korea White day is an important part of the cutlure. To celebrate White Day, men normally buy women candy and lucky […]

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Physical intimacy: A comparison of expectations held by young Korean and American adults

18th January 2006

In this paper I’m going to summarize what my 18-25 year-old Korean university students have told me about Korean dating culture and compare that with my experiences and experiences that American friends have told me about regarding the high school and college dating scenes. It should be noted that I went to high school in […]

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