Thoughts on Breaking up? (헤어지는 생각?)

If thoughts of breaking up are on your mind then some may ask you what might be wrong in your relationship.  Truthfully, there are positives and negatives in all relationships similar to yin and yang.  If the balance is steady then any issues that a relationship may face can weather any storm.  That is how…

Family Traditions(가족 전통): Village Mindset

“You can take the villager out of the village but you can’t take the village out of the villager” this is a well-known saying with unknown original origins as many nations would agree that their villages define the essence of their villagers: always with home in their minds. Like my father and my father’s father…

Marrying Age between International Couples (국제커플 결혼의나이)

In continuation of age gap influences in international couples I would like to continue the discussion on what are some age related influences between international couples. For many international couples with varying age gaps marriage is quite often introduced or discussed during the beginning stages of the relationship. Sticking to the same focus on foreign…

Age Gaps in International Couples (국제커플의 에이지 갭)

In continuation on a topic of interest discussed in an old blog, Vlogging about Personal (International) Relationships, I wanted to discuss a new topic of interest on age gaps in international couples. A few, but not all of my readers are in international relationships and are either dating, engaged, or married to a foreign individual….

Dating Abroad (국제 데이팅): Fears & Misunderstandings – Part 3

To tell the truth I had hoped to end my dating abroad posts for a while with the Dating Abroad (국제 데이팅):The Good, Bad, and Fierce Reality – Part 2. But, dating is a constant focus in my life so, let’s continue the discussion and talk about dating abroad fears & misunderstandings. Since I started…

Learning Korean: Highs, Lows, and Motivations

Over the past year since I left my ESL teaching position in Korea I fell into a mild language rut. It might have been due to not being surrounded by my students, or being inside my hagwon’s main office where 2/3 of the staff were Korean and knew little or no English. It might have…

Friendships Abroad:Staying In Touch (국제 우정)

For many expats living abroad provides a wonderful opportunity to make new friends from whole over the world.  Living in Korea these past 3 years I myself had made many wonderful friends from countries like the UK, Russia, Korea, Japan,Canada, Philippines, Mexico, Taiwan, Belgium, Singapore, Lebanon, Thailand, China, Hong Kong(not a country, but different from…