Last year was a majority of south koreans aged between 20 and 44 years of age unmarried and many opt out of relationships due to lack of time, finances, and job search – the country's youth unemployment is the highest in 17 years.
" I don't have much time. If I met someone, I would get a bad conscience that I had not time to that person, " says 24-year-old Kim Joon-hyup, a student at the Sejongs university, to CNN.
a date in three years. But not that he was looking for a partner, but because it was a skoluppgift.
On Sejongs universities are namely, the course ”Gender and culture” that teaches students about the dejtning, love and sex. In a moment, in the course paired students together with each other for the four-hour long dates.
– There are students who have never been dating before, and that creates the possibility of dating through this course, " says Bae Jeong-weon, professor at the Sejongs university.
students worry that dejtning costs a lot of money, but in the task, they may not spend more than 10,000 won, equivalent to about sek 80.
– When they actually carry out this task, they realize that they can think creatively, that there are many ways to have a nice time without spending too much money.
for young sydkoreaner to dating and finding a partner is the lack of sex education. Especially for boys and men, believe Bae Jeong-weon.
" the Students learn more about sex from porn than from sex education. They often learn that sex is violent and that women are sexual objects. So their knowledge of sex is distorted, " she says.