Yes, you should never pretend to be someone that you’re not, but a girl might like to see that you take pride in your appearance. There are endless questions that can spin around your head before, during and after a date, which is why we’ve compiled a list of some top dating tips for men, to help make sure your date is a success. First impressions are always important Your ripped jeans may be lucky, but remember, this will be the first impression your date gets of you.In fact, I’ve taken the time to write down what I’ve found to be the biggest mistakes that foreign men make, during years of living in Korea and professionally helping men date Asian women.
If they find you not wanting to hold their hand, caress their hair, or even kiss them, they will assume that you are not interested, and will move on. For them, being looked at negatively by an adjoshi (which means ‘uncle’ in Korean) who could be her own father with whom she’s probably living with, is painful. Now all you have to worry about is turning up on time. Make date plans for somewhere you’ll feel comfortable You might think that you’re being a gentleman by letting your date decide where you go on your date, but women often like to see that you can take control. Don’t worry, this doesn’t mean you need to wear a full tuxedo, but having a shower, shave, using aftershave and putting on something suitable will help you impress your date and get you off to a good start.This is more than just about the women themselves, but also the society and culture in which they’ve grown up in.Korean women think that the man is responsible for escalating the date into something more. Now I won’t get into the ‘whys’ or the “it shouldn’t be that way” debates.Read on to see what to expect if you want to date in Korea! How to Meet Korean Singles Meeting singles in any country can be a daunting task.That’s why in Korea, most of cupid’s work is done through friends.Or, whilst on the date, pick a subject that you’re enthusiastic about, such as a hobby.She will sense your confidence as you talk passionately about it.So if you want to have a serious relationship with someone who is Asian (or African, or Middle Eastern, or Kryptonian - honestly, these tips will help any couple with a case of Culture Shock Love). Meet their friends first, before you meet their family members. Find the things you have in common - sports you both do, activities you both, a love of art / art galleries, and build upon that connection.This is an important stepping stone in a relationship (any relationship). So for example if you are in Toronto and you both love visiting art galleries make a weekly effort to go many of Toronto's art galleries. This is something you do later, after the relationship is already serious and you are perhaps even living together. Don't assume that because they are Asian that they speak other Asian languages too - like asking a Japanese person if they also speak Korean or Chinese.