For those Koreans that are against it, the main reason is ancestry.You have to understand that Koreans can trace their family roots a long way back.Interracial dating opens the possibility of interracial marriage and an end to registry entries for that family.
Virginia that race-based restrictions on the set of individuals whom an individual is eligible to marry violate the Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution.However, since Western cultures are based on individualism, Korean parents might assume that their son-in-law or daughter-in-law would not serve them very well.Interestingly, a lot of Korean guys were leaving comments on Jenny’s Facebook post complaining about interracial relationships.As I was watching my chicken get dumped into a takeout box behind the counter, one of the guys started bitching about how his girl never invited him out with her friends, and never let him meet her family. If you’re going to date a local in a foreign country, you have to realize that the way things work in the West is not always how they work in other countries.A lot of the customs and behaviours guys expect from girls are shattered when they date women from other cultures.Case in point, the emergence of large populations of Afro-Arabs in the Arab World and mulattoes in the New World historically came about in the context of the Arab and Transatlantic slave trades, respectively, which resulted in impregnation of black women.These women were sex slaves (rather than wives) of non-black men (cf.They have family registries in each province that are even consulted for Koreans dating each other when marriage comes up.This is to prevent someone from marrying a close relative unknowingly and for the superstitious to make good matches.When I first started having “relationships” with Korean women I had a really tough time understanding how they would act, and why. She had curves in all the right places and a personality that was just as seductive.All the normal dating conventions seemed to be skewed just enough to keep me guessing. She thought the world of me, too, so our relationship grew quickly and we became close. That’s why I found it odd that she was so self-conscious about being seen with me, and never included me in anything she did with her friends.