But when dating foreigner, they may want to test the waters about what the parental reaction will be before they decide on dating or marrying a foreigner.
It is common for young women to have curfew even into their 30s.
Every girls hates it when their boyfriend says, “I’m going back home now… Thanks for the year of free sex and being my tour guide. Well, they don’t actually say those words, but the meaning is similar. A Korean woman is very respectful, loyal and obedient to her parents and the parents, in turn, are very protective and meddlesome about their daughter’s personal affairs.
Even when a Korean girl is dating a Korean guy, parents have significant power in manipulating her choice of a potential husband. Korean girls seek their parents’ approval and may end up breaking up with a guy if the parents disapprove and tell her to break up.
A Korean woman depends more on her family for support than a western woman.
Koreans tend to live with their family until they are married off in their late 20s or early 30s.