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Majority of S. Koreans Believe Couples Can Live Together Without Getting Married

Majority of S. Koreans Believe Couples Can Live Together Without Getting Married

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Six in 10 South Koreans over 13 years of age believe couples can live together or have children without getting married. Statistics Korea conducted a survey of 38,000 South Koreans over 13 years of age, 59.7 percent of whom believed couples can live together without getting married. The result [...]

Elderly Couples Who Live Together Show Similar Patterns in Decrepitude and Weight Loss

Elderly Couples Who Live Together Show Similar Patterns in Decrepitude and Weight Loss

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study has revealed that elderly couples who live together for their entire lives are more likely to experience decrepitude and weight loss at the same time. The study, carried out by a research team led by Won Chang-won, professor of family medicine at Kyung Hee University Medical [...]

Couples Who Manage Finances Together Experience Less Domestic Violence

Couples Who Manage Finances Together Experience Less Domestic Violence

SEOUL, March 27 (Korea Bizwire) — When couples discuss finances together, they are less likely to resort to domestic violence compared to situations where one spouse takes charge. The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family released a report Thursday titled “2019 Survey on Domestic Violence” based on a survey of 9,060 people, including 6,002 women [...]

Coronavirus Throws a Wet Blanket on Love in S. Korea

Coronavirus Throws a Wet Blanket on Love in S. Korea

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Concerns over the new coronavirus outbreak are creating distance between South Koreans – even among couples. Recent posts online frequently discuss couples refraining from physical contact with each other due to the COVID-19. Many couples end up in arguments, with some wanting to avoid physical contact altogether, while others [...]

Couples Introduce Their Partner to Friends Because They Want Their Relationship Assessed: Survey

Couples Introduce Their Partner to Friends Because They Want Their Relationship Assessed: Survey

SEOUL, Apr. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that unmarried couples typically introduce their partner to their friends because they want their relationship to be assessed. Duo Info Corp., a South Korean matchmaking company, released a survey on 364 single men and women on Tuesday. It said 26.9 percent of whom said [...]