Simply, high school curriculum is just too rigorous and demanding to have time for a relationship.You notice a complete difference in attitudes toward dating in Korea.
Consequently, both women and men are already jaded by the time they are in their twenties, but especially women.
Their image of the perfect man is something between a knight in shining armor and a K-pop star. Every male in South Korea is required to serve at least three years in the military, usually after their first year of college.
This poses an interesting dilemma for college-age Korean girls.
I know that meeting parents can be stressful in any culture no matter the situation but not meeting your friends or anyone you know…after you met every one of my friends over the span of a year…I was a secret girlfriend.
We obviously didn’t work out and he would never answer why he did it.