Korean culture interracial dating
Also, the amount of time a couple in Korea dates can be measured in something similar to dog years.
What Westerners might consider a short time- 100 days, for example- Koreans consider monumental.
There has been explosive growth in international marriages in the last decade.
In 2000, 3.5 percent of marriages were between a Korean national and a foreigner.
“In the case of Asian-American interethnic married couples, they are clearly not ‘assimilating’ or becoming ‘American’ through interracial marriage with white Americans, but one cannot say that they are not American or even that they are not assimilating in some way,” says Kelly H.
Reddit user PM_ME_UNIFORMS, a white woman married to a Southeast Asian man, explains, "The worst part for me is the number of people (OK, women) who, after learning I’m married to an Asian guy, say something along the lines of ’Oh, I couldn’t, I’ve just never been attracted to Asian men!
She says in recent decades sociologists have examined racialized assimilation, meaning that immigrants of color may be assimilating into American society in many ways, including the adoption of mainstream culture and becoming incorporated into American social structures while maintaining racial—and some degree of cultural—distinction.
“Interethnically married Asian-American couples, who remain racially distinct and are likely to be more successful in preserving aspects of their Asian ethnic cultures, may be incorporating into the US society in a different way that pushes us to question the validity of the classic uni-linear assimilation trajectory, one based mostly on the experiences of older European ethnic immigrants,” Chong says.
The individuals she interviewed were all at least second-generation Americans, and most lived in metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, DC, which all have sizable Asian-American populations.
The couples’ national origins included Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, Filipino, and Cambodian heritage.