Korean dramas often feature stories about two humans who have past traumas, then meet, and eventually fall in love and heal wounds And grow together. In rare cases, the trauma they feel is also intertwined, but they are unaware of it. By addressing psychological issues, viewers can also learn to understand Mental health and its impact on the lives of individuals who experience it.
Here are five Korean dramas about two people who experience trauma and fall in love with each other.
It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (2020)
|Korean Drama||It’s Okay to Not Be Okay|
|Original Network||Netflix, tvN|
It is a love story of two people with childhood who are intertwined. Ko Moon-young (Seo Ye-ji) is a children’s book author who is self-centered and almost a heartless psychopath.
But in reality, he may be infatuated with Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo-hyun), a nurse at the mental hospital who has to take care of her autistic older brother every day. Even though it was full of push-ups at first, slowly this unique couple helped each other overcome their trauma. You can watch this drama on Netflix.
Kill Me, Heal Me (2015)
|Korean Drama||Kill Me, Heal Me|
|Original Network||MBC, Viki|
Cha Do-Hyun (Ji Sung) is a handsome, established businessman, but a childhood trauma has caused him to form six separate personalities within himself. He then meets a new psychiatrist Oh Ri-jin (Hwang Jung-eum), and makes her his secret psychologist.
Apparently, Ri-jin has also had her own struggle with trauma from childhood. Not just a romantic love story, Kill Me, Heal Me presents a story about healing Mental health with a thrilling mystery thriller storyline. The drama airs on VTV and Vicky.
Rain or Shine / Just Between Lovers (2017)
|Korean Drama||Just Between Lovers, Rain or Shine|
|Original Network||Viki, jTBC|
The story of two people who lose their loved ones in a tragic accident and try to live without feeling the pain. Meanwhile, they slowly fall in love.
Meanwhile, Ha Moon-soo (Won Ji-ah) also has a tragic family background. When they open up to each other, they realize they share a common past. The love that blossomed between them was eventually able to help them both recover from the wound. You can watch the full story on Netflix.
|Original Network||jTBC, Netflix|
Lee Kang (Yoon Kye-sang) and Moon Cha-young (Ha Ji-won) were best friends since childhood but were separated due to a tragic incident. Cha-young has difficulty dealing with her trauma and has frequent panic attacks.
When the two meet again, Lee Kang does not recognize Cha-young. But over time they become close again, together they heal their own emotional wounds. You can watch this series on Netflix.
Hello Monster / I Remember You (2015)
|Korean Drama||Hello Monster|
Lee Hyun (Seo In-guk) is a criminal profiler whose past trauma resurfaces after receiving a mysterious email. Meanwhile, there is Detective Cha Ji-ae (Jung Na ra) who has suspected and investigated Lee Hyun for years.
Obviously, they both have a tragic past and slowly they fall in love in the midst of a dangerous and dangerous situation. This series airs on Viu.