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For these reasons, a significant amount of time was spent in preparation before finally performing the actual wedding ritual.The first step is called the Eui hon, or ‘matchmaking’, this is when both the bride and grooms families discuss the possibility of marriage.
Additionally, a marriage was a way, particularly among elite families, as a way of developing and/or maintaining a social status.Penpals Dating – Penpals for Dating or Just Friendship Many people nowadays approach online dating through the idea of penpals.Using a penpals dating site such as Pen Pals (see the profiles finder on the right of this page) has a lot of advantages over a tradional dating site.From this cultural influence, the article 809 of the Korean Civil code regulated marriages within a clan in the past, considering it as a type of exogamy.However, the Korean Constitutional Court found this piece of legislation unconstitutional and asked for an amendment by the legislative branch in a 1997 decision.Every aspect of the wedding, from the arrangement of the marriage to the ceremony and post celebrations, had important and elaborate steps to go along with them.
In traditional Korean culture, like many traditional cultures, marriage between a man and a woman were decided by the bride and grooms elders.
As in Confucian values family and the customs of a family is placed above all.
Marriage is considered the most important passage in one's life.
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However, with the legislative branch not providing an additional legislation to oppose the decision by the Constitutional Court, the decision was set to be final, allowing the people within the same ancestral clan to marry each other.