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Two-thirds of Unmarried Couples Feel Satisfaction in Their Relationship: Survey

Two-thirds of Unmarried Couples Feel Satisfaction in Their Relationship: Survey

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that almost two thirds of unmarried couples who live together without being married are satisfied with the relationship with their partner. The state-funded Korea Women’s Development Institute conducted a survey of 3,007 persons between 19 and 69 years of age living as an unmarried couple, [...]

Ex-German Leader Ordered to Compensate Wife’s Ex-husband for Derailing Marriage

Ex-German Leader Ordered to Compensate Wife’s Ex-husband for Derailing Marriage

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A Seoul family court on Thursday sided with the ex-husband of Gerhard Schroeder’s South Korean wife and ordered the former German chancellor to partially compensate the man for destroying his marriage. The man, whose identity was withheld, filed a lawsuit in 2018 seeking 100 million won (US$81,708) in compensation, [...]

COVID-19 May Lead to ‘Population Shock’ as Koreans Postpone Marriage and Childbirth

COVID-19 May Lead to ‘Population Shock’ as Koreans Postpone Marriage and Childbirth

SEOUL, May 17 (Korea Bizwire) — With more Koreans postponing marriage and even having a child as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on, experts are raising the prospects of a ‘population shock’. A study by professor Choi Seul-ki from the KDI School of Public Policy and Management and professor Kye Bong-oh from Kookmin University [...]

Korean Husbands with Non-Korean Wives More Supportive in Child Rearing and Homemaking: Study

Korean Husbands with Non-Korean Wives More Supportive in Child Rearing and Homemaking: Study

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean men married to foreign women tend to be more cooperative than others when it comes to rearing a child or doing chores at home. Kim Seok-yeong, holding a master’s degree from Ewha Women’s University, studied 2,998 multicultural couples from the 2015 Family Survey and 11,744 multicultural couples [...]

S. Korean Students Don’t Think Marriage is an Obligation: Survey

S. Korean Students Don’t Think Marriage is an Obligation: Survey

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – A substantial number of South Korean elementary, middle and high school students no longer think that marriage is an obligation. ChildFund Korea, a Seoul-based charity organization for children with mental and physical disabilities, conducted a survey of 708 elementary, middle and high school students. Only 16.7 percent of the [...]