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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, [...]

Husbands More Satisfied with Marriages Than Wives: Survey

Husbands More Satisfied with Marriages Than Wives: Survey

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Husbands are more satisfied with their marriages than wives in South Korea, a survey showed Thursday, indicating that married men’s involvement in household work is still insufficient.  The survey of 476 married men and 576 married women, conducted between June and November last year, showed that 72.2 percent of [...]

Evolution of Divorce Culture in South Korea

Evolution of Divorce Culture in South Korea

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) – In the 1980s and 1990s, the major reason cited for divorce was ‘husband’s domestic violence’. But from 2010 onward, it has changed to rather abstract discords between couples, like ‘difference in personality’.  According to the Korea Legal Aid Center for Family Relations, which analyzed over 1.46 million consultations from [...]