Lovable Interracial Korean Couples!

Lovable Interracial Korean Couples!

INTERRACIAL KOREAN COUPLES:

Living abroad in a foreign country will always be difficult due to society views, new culture, probably a new language as well. When it comes to interracial relationships, obstacles will get bigger and more difficult to overcome.

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Korean-international couples breaking the cultural barrier seems to be getting more accepted. Studying abroad, K-music, K-drama, and K-movies might have influenced people on being more open minded in this topic.

Koreans on Interracial Couples & Marriage

Older generations for a big portion of their life have considered Koreans as “unique”, and where not interested in allowing interracial couples to break the Korean bloodline. The is a term used by them to describe this, single ethnicity (단일민족).

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All these ideas have changed with younger generations, and even older generations are now understanding and accepting other nationalities enter their culture and families.

Advantages & Disadvantages of Being an Interracial Korean Couple

Advantages:

  • Learn about a new culture and Traditions
  • There is not such thing as “race”, you are dating another human being
  • Expose yourself to another way of thinking
  • Learning a new language
  • Show others that an interracial relationship y as normal as any other
  • Bilingual children

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Disadvantages:

  • Men are expected to pay the bills on a date.
  • il-il (일일) is a proposal date in which if men want to date a Korean woman, they must propose as if it is a wedding proposal.
  • Once you are dating here are special anniversaries (22 days after il-il, 100 days after il-il and so on) and many other in which woman are expected to receive a particular food or snack.
  • Different cultural backgrounds/Cultural miscommunication
  • Curious eyes staring at you

    First International Marriage - Korean King & Indian Princess

    The first ever international marriage that took place in South Korea comes several historical Korean stories of Princess Suriratna, marrying King Kim Suro. Princess Suriratna was also known as Heo Hwang-ok went to Korea in 48 AD, she later became a Korean Queen and had 10 sons.

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    Although there is no clear evidence of their existence, her origin seems to be more mythical than historical. To date, thanks to King Suro’s kindness and allowing the two of his sons to take the Queen’s  name, Heo is still used to this day, an exception made by the King since traditionally, children in Korea take the father’s surname.

    International Korean Couples

    We bring to you 6 cute and lovely couples who although going through a lot of obstacles in their relationship, they have shown the world that love will always prevail against any odds.

    Lina

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    Lina met her soulmate in 2018 when she was an exchange student in Korea through a website called “interpal” and after asking for coffee shops recommendations, she asked him to join her and later that day met him at a Starbucks. The rest is history they are now a wonderful married couple.

    Follow her IG account here

    Sandra & Jay

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    A Russian-Korean couple since 2014 with an inseparable bond, they have a YouTube channel with 2.5 million subscribers in which the share with their followers, couple life vlogs, language lessons, couple pranks, challenges and reactions.

    YouTube Channel here 

    Follow her IG account here

    eui_yang

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    A wonderful Latin-Asian-American family, they show their love to each other and their lovely 2-year-old daughter Suki. On their Instagram profile you will mostly find Suki’s adventures like a trip to Disney World, playing the guitar, pumpkin hunting or simple enjoying delicious food.

    Follow her IG account here

    Lisa & Alex

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    Lisa Espinosa, a writer, editor and lover of all things Hallyu, she has achieved great things in her life and has done an excellent work as a Journalist, she was a Guest Correspondent on a debate ‘BTS’ AMA win sparks debate over military service’ and ‘Growing Influence of Korean Culture’.

    On her Instagram profile she shares part of her work, food, personal and couple life with Alex. It is definitely worth checking it out!

    Follow her IG account here

    Jaehyeon & Piyusha

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    Him, a hair designer, with a dream to become one of the best and Piyusha a video content creator among many other things, both have a YouTube channel in which they share their work, and on Instagram they share their travels, adventures, and love!

    Follow their IG accounts here and here

    Anisha & Jinhee

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    Indian-Korean couple who share their love and happiness on Instagram, they also have a YouTube channel in which they have travel vlogs, date vlogs, products reviews, unboxing, delicious food, Q&A, and even information regarding Korean visa.

    YouTube Channel here 

    Follow her IG account here 

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    This is the world we want, a place in which love is above everything, cultural barriers, borders, and discrimination. We are free to fall in love with anyone we want, no matter their skin color, race, or traditions. A world filled with warmth and happiness should be our future!

    Interracial couples are beautiful, and I think they are a great representation of the diversity of our world.

    Author: Aldo

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