Government figures show the number of Koreans marrying foreign spouses increased from 4,710 in 1990 to 33,300 in 2009. More than 100,000 women among South Korea’s 1.2-million foreign population are estimated to be foreign brides.
Kim Sung Soo Podcast interview with Interracial Marriage and Family founder Lorraine Spencer and how it all started.
Alright, I’ve been involved in a fair ammount of Asian Male/Non-Asian Female groups, and I’ve gotta say: the majority of the Asian men in these groups are well composed, and very spectacular. However, every now and then I come across some Asian dick-head who thinks he’s the next Pauly D (Paurree Dee? Quit acting like it’s a goddamn chemistry experiment that needs to be taken care of with gloves and goggles, examined, and solved using the scientific method.
) Now don’t get me wrong, confidence is a great thing and it can do wonders for your love life, but there’s a clear distinction between confidence and being a dick-head. Stop trying to “learn about Asian/Black culture” and start learning about the person you’re interested in.
Certainly not in significant numbers overall, but it does happens.
Before I write this, I should note that I rarely write about my personal life but I thought this was a story worth mentioning.
Some parts of it are quite comical, as many meet-the-parents stories are, but please know that I am in no way offending or belittling the mentioned aspects of Korean culture.
And I’m just as surprised as y’all are by that information.
In 2005, 14% of all marriages in South Korea were marriages to foreigners (about 26,000 marriages); most were Korean men marrying other Asians.