Name: Nguyeãn Leâ Thuøy Linh
My husband, the Outsider
1. We disappointed many people. Far from being exotic, or even very religious, our ceremony was performed in English by Unitarian minister on a hotel balcony. But when my husband and I decided to have 50 guests instead of 150, we caused an uproar among relatives and family friends, especially on the Korean side
Not only they are curious but also they very religious, we disappointed. Our celebration was carry out English by Unitarian minister on a hotel balcony. Relatives and friends was very surprised, especially on the Korean side because my husband and i decided to have 50 guests instead of 150.
2. During a visit to Seoul a few years later, I realized that this kind of dogged persistence during Korean courtship was quite common. In fact, my own father had used it successfully. My mother told me he proposed to her the day after they were introduced at dinner given by matchmaking friends.
I realized that you must be patient during Korean dating was quite common when I have a visit to Seoul a few years later. My father proposed marriage to my mother after introducing at dinner given by matchmaking friends.
Marian Hyun is an American-born Korean who married a non-Korean American in a small, in spite of objection from her family and non-traditional ceremony. Her father had dreamed of a wealthy Korean for a son-in-law. He also felt pressure to have a large, traditional wedding and invite everyone he knew. Her mother tried to get Marian to date the son of a friend. She went out with him but couldn’t stand him. He was extremely traditional and wanted her to be tradition, too. Her aunts tried to prevent her from being an old maid by the age of twenty-six. They refused to admit the possibility of a non-Korean in the family. In the end, her father accepted the foreign son-in-law was grateful for the inexpensive wedding ceremony.