My Favorite Korean Melodrama of 2018

My Favorite Korean Melodrama of 2018: Just Between Lovers. I’ve watched a lot of k-dramas in the past four years, but nothing quite like Just Between Lovers. It really touches base on mental health. In South Korean culture, mental illness is often deemed as something ‘shameful.’ There is an enormously high suicide rate as well. The Mapo […]

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K-Drama: Is ‘Just Between Lovers’ Worth The Emotional Turmoil?

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“It’s not only 48 people died, it’s as many as 48 people died.” – Ha Moon Soo It’s been a long and, sometimes, torturous emotional roller coaster. Really, Just Between Lovers is achingly beautiful and sincere of its character portrayals and their struggles. I must reiterate that this is not an easy drama to watch or stomach. […]

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10 Reasons You Should Be Watching ‘Just Between Lovers’

The story doesn’t shy away from the difficult mental duress our leads are suffering. They experienced a very traumatic event that has stayed with them through adulthood. What I most appreciate about this drama is that it doesn’t forget the pain and suffering our leads are experiencing in favor of other content.  Instead, the story […]

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K-Drama: ‘Just Between Lovers’ Thoughts & First Impressions

Just Between Lovers is my first foray into melodrama in years. That’s not a bad thing. My very first melo was early in my k-drama days with That Winter, The Wind Blows. Song Hye Kyo and Jo In Sung were magnificent and enchanting with their character portrayals, but it was a very emotionally exhausting drama to watch. […]

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