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Anti-Social Life Is Becoming Disturbingly More Popular In South Korea

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South Korea is one of the most thriving and busy countries worldwide but recently more South Koreans are now embracing a quieter lifestyle.

Source: Macromedia

While social gatherings aren’t fading away anytime soon, it’s still uncomfortable to stick out as a loner.

Therefore, young South Koreans want to give themselves another choice of living a happy life away from going out with others, forming a trend called the “YOLO” lifestyle.

Source: Quartz

In response, lots of businesses are beginning to advertise specifically to single-party customers.

Source: Isabella Steger for Quartz

This includes restaurants which have created places or sections for people who are out drinking or eating by themselves.

A Japanese-style restaurant by the name of Ichimen / Source: Korea Joongang Daily

Another reason contributing to the growth of the “YOLO” trend is unmarried women who want to focus on their careers.

Source: zetizen.com

Wedding companies are starting to offer working women “single-wedding” photo shoots as a way to say that they have lived through the marriage process.

These photoshoots are popular for unmarried working women / Source: Yonhap

Although “YOLO” encourages single Koreans to live their life to the fullest, it did raise some concerns.

Source: Atlas

In terms of working women, there are issues of decreasing birth rates and increasing single households.

Source: @StanfordMed

Moreover, South Korea’s new president has Moon Jae In kindly warned those who live alone. 

“Honbap (YOLO Lifestyle) is not only a lonely thing, but also leads to an unbalanced diet, which harms the health of young people.”

— Moon Jae In

Source: Fox News

As more and more South Koreans are defying traditions by remaining single, it is expected that there will be a drastic change to the country’s living habits.

Source: ghanacelebrities.com

Source: Quartz

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