They know as a foreigner in Korea you attract a lot of attention and they may assume that you must have many girls chasing you.
They will certainly start any relationship with suspicion. Early on, you may find that your new girlfriend will want to check your phone for evidence of you seeing another woman.
Every girls hates it when their boyfriend says, “I’m going back home now… Thanks for the year of free sex and being my tour guide. Well, they don’t actually say those words, but the meaning is similar. A Korean woman is very respectful, loyal and obedient to her parents and the parents, in turn, are very protective and meddlesome about their daughter’s personal affairs.
Even when a Korean girl is dating a Korean guy, parents have significant power in manipulating her choice of a potential husband. Korean girls seek their parents’ approval and may end up breaking up with a guy if the parents disapprove and tell her to break up.
As result, they still have to follow their parents’ rules.
It is common for young women to have curfew even into their 30s.
The information in this article is going to assume that you are indeed looking for a more substantial relationship rather than something that is short term. You just arrived as a tourist, a new English teacher, a new exchange student or a factory worker.