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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 [...]

Social Circumstances, Preference Fueling Rise of ‘DINK’ Couples in S. Korea

Social Circumstances, Preference Fueling Rise of ‘DINK’ Couples in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Kim Jeong-hee, a 33-year-old medical doctor, lives with her 39-year-old husband, also a practicing physician, in an upscale residential neighborhood of Cheongdam-dong in southern Seoul. The childless couple has been happily married for three years, enjoying what they call a freer and luxurious lifestyle. “While my parents may have [...]

Top Buzzwords About Marriage Mostly Negative: “Difficult”, “Painful”, “Unfair”

Top Buzzwords About Marriage Mostly Negative: “Difficult”, “Painful”, “Unfair”

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Concerns over the plunging fertility rate may be deepening as a recent analysis of the most commonly used buzzwords by Nielsen Korea revealed attitudes towards marriage are not improving. The analysis was conducted from 2014 to May 31 of this year. Utilizing big data technology, Nielsen Korea trawled major social [...]

One Third of Korean Married Couples Have a Sexless Relationship

One Third of Korean Married Couples Have a Sexless Relationship

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The results of a recent survey conducted by Life and Health Magazine, HeyDay (owned by Lina Life Insurance), and the Kang Dong-woo Korean Institute for Sexual & Couples’ Health revealed that 36.1 percent of married respondents (743 men and women) said that they engage in sexual intercourse once or [...]