Marriage is not for the individual but rather for the desire of the family.
If one decides to get married, they must get consent from the whole family.
However, with the legislative branch not providing an additional legislation to oppose the decision by the Constitutional Court, the decision was set to be final, allowing the people within the same ancestral clan to marry each other.
Hallie Bradley, right, author of the blog "The Soul of Seoul" sits with her husband, guitarist Jung Jae-oo.
The couple has implemented "fighting rules" to help handle cultural differences in their marriage.
Blind dating in Korea is much more common due to the general dating inexperience the younger generation has before college.
This transition into adulthood sees a plethora of blind dating styles and tactics that are meant to mitigate the awkwardness of meeting a complete stranger under an intimate pretext. This is the type of blind dating that comes to mind first when you think of the activity: two strangers meeting in a public place, generally set up by a mutual friend or contact.