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Happy alone: the young South Koreans embracing single life

By Raphael Rashid

05 Feb 2022 · 1 min read

From honjok – taking part in activities alone – to bihon – pledging never to marry – a pushback against the traditional family unit is reshaping society

Min Kyeong-seok is not shy about eating in restaurants alone, or staying in luxury hotels by himself, and shares his experiences online in his blog “One happy person”.

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