Korean culture dating customs
When parent's approval is given, an inexpensive engagement ring is bought and they hold an engagement party.
In Korea the wedding ring is the expensive ring, in contrast to the customary expensive engagement ring and inexpensive wedding band of the West.
To my surprise, I heard the girls sigh and the boys muttered it was sunny and bright. (Secretly happy to practice an idiom I had taught them earlier that month.) “Spring is happy weather, and that means all the couples will be out. They were so animated and open about sharing with me all of their views that I decided to make a list of everything we talked about and share it here with you! No one meets in the ice cream aisle as they mull over the decision to splurge on mint chocolate chip or cookies and cream ice cream anymore.For young Koreans, college often offers the first chance to date without parental interference or oversight.Because of this, university districts are common places to look for young singles.Today, matchmaking trends are much different -- placing the responsibility of finding a match with young singles.
Traditional rules of Korean courtship left the parents responsible for matchmaking.
Though arranged marriages are largely a thing of the past, creative matchmaking attempts are not.