However, the slightly unfair thing about OkCupid is that it best serves people who are 1. I am very much the latter and some of the former, lulz and find myself highly attracted to, and very compatible with, people who are similar.
So unfortunately, people who can't put something interesting for me to read in their personal essays to give me an idea of how their mind works tend to get swept under the rug along with the ""only looking for sex"" types. Additionally, there is always a degree of investment and risk involved with meeting someone who you've met online. It can be a lot of effort, and the fact that people go through with it at all is a testament to how much people desire sex and companionship.
I think a lot of the people on OKC are looking for some assurance that the person they're going out of their way for is worth that effort, even if the picture that gets painted through online correspondence isn't always accurate. I also hate, HATE long ass ""about me"" essays. I never read them. My ""about me"" consists of strozier library speed dating well thought out sentences.
Some assimilation into Buddhism and Shamanism eventually took place, owing to Korea's geographical isolation from the Muslim world. There are several Korean clans that are descended from such intermarriages. For example, the Deoksu Jang clanclaiming some 30, Korean members, views Jang Sunnyong, a Central Asian who married a Korean female, as their ancestor. There are even cases of Korean kings marrying princesses from abroad.
Princess Heo belonged to the Mishra royal family of Ayodhya. According to the Samguk Yusa, the princess had a dream about a heavenly fair handsome king from a far away land who was awaiting heaven's anointed ride. After Princess Heo had the dream, she asked her parents, the king and queen of Ayodhya, for permission to set out and seek the foreign prince, which the king and queen urged with the belief that God orchestrated the whole fate.