Forget Tinder, in South Korea blind dates are best for romance

Choi Hyung-suk, 29, faintly remembers the first time he went on a blind date.

“It was 10 years ago when I was in college, and I remember walking to the restaurant where the date was with no nerves at all,” said the employee at an NGO in Seoul.

“I said ‘yes’ when a friend asked me to go on a date with one of her classmates, just the same as I would have if I was asked to dinner by a friend.”

Choi says he is not the only person in South Korea with an easy-going attitude towards blind dates,…

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