As for Korean men, they are slightly less interested in foreign women.
Gender roles in Korea are a bit more rigid than in the West, so Korean men typically like women who are dainty, passive, and petite (I hate to stereotype, but that might not apply to many Western ladies living on their own overseas).
Talk to the Koreans, eat with the Koreans, drink with the Koreans, make love with the Koreans! But he has a valid point: meeting the locals is the BEST way to learn about Korean culture and increase your chances of making that love connection.
As my Korean friend and tailor, Joe, says: "You are in Korea!
Though around 80 per cent were Korean, women from Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Burma and the Pacific islands were also used as comfort women, according to a San Francisco State University report.
The authorities believed the comfort system would enhance the morale of the military and help prevent soldiers from committing sexual violence toward women of occupied territories, which became a real concern after the infamous Nanjing Massacre in 1937.
That being said, when a relationship goes sour, maintaining social distance from your co-worker/ex is not always an option.
Not only will you see them at work, but you will most likely see them out and about at company dinners and work meetings.