Want a husband who will share household chores? Koreans may not be the choice!

According to a  report from Statistics Korea on the distribution of 6 household chores (including grocery shopping, cleaning, cooking and caring for sick family members) between married couples in 12 different countries for 2014, the participation rate of Korean husbands was significantly lower than that of their European counterparts. Continue reading

Want to marry a Korean? Read the following changing wedding trends first…

South Korea is a country deeply affected by the Confucian culture and the concepts of ‘family’ and ‘patriarchal society’ are important in Koreans’ daily lives.   However, like other countries (e.g., Hong Kong and Japan), the attitudes towards marriage are changing.  Below are some recent changes in marriage trends that are noteworthy: Continue reading