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I get many questions about how we met. It’s not exactly the most common combination for relationships…black guy from Detroit, Michigan and a Korean girl from Incheon, Korea.

I came to Korea to teach in April of 2009. Had a wonderful time and decided to come back for a second year at the end of 2010.

In 2011, I decided it was time to step up my Korean language game since I planned on being here a little longer than expected. Looking for language exchange partners online, a nice girl said “hi”, we exchanged emails, met up for a study session, and after a month things just clicked and we ended up dating.

It’s been a pretty fun time since then. I didn’t expect to meet someone so awesome halfway across the world, but hey that’s how life works sometimes. I will share with you the funny, strange, and interesting things that come with a multi cultural relationship like ours.

Remember that romanization is only a tool! Try not to depend on it too much and try learning the Korean alphabet and how to pronounce the letters properly to have an easier time learning Korean.

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    4 Comments

    1. This is a really awesome blog. I’m glad I found it. Can’t wait to read more about your adventures! =P Going through similar hilarious trials myself.

    2. Thanks for the great feedback! I’m glad you can relate to some of these things as well lol.

    3. IJAbraham

      I am pleased to meet “Dom and Hyo” on LilyLee55 from Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS0fQuW0lAk&list=TLnEnWTzuhs_OXCG33wiYy6wgtCWxLi00- Now I see your website. Good.

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