The World of the Married is the second Korean drama that I tried to watch. The first was CLOY (Crash Landing On You) which everyone on my Facebook seemed to be raving about last month. I only got to finish until episode 4 then I stopped. For some reason, it didn’t seem as interesting for me, as compared to say, Money Heist, which I was also watching around the same time I was watching CLOY. I finished Money Heist in 24 hours! And then I got affected by it that I got a little depressed after. Lol!
Anyway, last week, I started seeing posts of a Facebook friend about The World of the Married. I kept reading how it could induce high blood or hypertension that my interest got piqued by it! Considering that my marriage got annulled last year, all the more that I wanted to watch it!
Here’s a little synopsis from Wikipedia in case you’re living under a rock (kidding!) and haven’t heard about this Korean Drama yet:
Ji Sun-woo (Kim Hee-ae) is a family medicine doctor. She is married to Lee Tae-oh (Park Hae-joon) and they have a son. She seems to have everything, including a successful career and a happy family, but unbeknownst to her, she is betrayed by her husband and friends.
Meanwhile Lee Tae-oh dreams of becoming a famous movie director. He runs an entertainment business with the support of his wife. Even though he loves his wife, Lee Tae-Oh falls into a dangerous relationship.
I won’t discuss my reaction point by point per episode. But I will just give you a general view of how I liked this particular Korean Drama. Here’s a post I saw on Facebook by Alvin Dizon Campomanes which really made me laugh and my corresponding reaction to it:
This really made me laugh! But seriously, before I decided to watch #TheWorldOfTheMarried
, I already did a little mindsetting… I told myself that it’s just a show and I wanted Mahal to watch it with me just in case I get emotionally affected by some parts, at least he would be there to help me laugh about it. Take note that episode 3 had so many parallelisms and similarities to what I went through with my ex before. It also helped that this drama got us discussing things that haven’t happened in our relationship (yet – pero wag naman sana)
, and I think we became much closer after watching all 10 episodes so far and for some reason, I’ve never felt more cherished, respected and loved by anyone than how Mahal loves me now.
In fact, Mahal’s embraces while we were watching on the bed became so much tighter and he kept kissing me all over! (#ALamNaThis!)
We did get to discuss some important things about our relationship and it helped us understand each other better. We may be the best of friends turned lovers
but we are not perfect. Our relationship may be the most honest and truest one I’ve had but we do get hurt unintentionally by each other from time to time all because of our own personal emotional baggage and psychoses (which we are fixing — thanks to Napoleon Hill’s Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude)
. It’s good that this Korean Drama brought out the best in us which is probably surprising considering how so many other wives started seeing their husbands in a negative light, lol! And yeah, I feel like I’ve already forgiven myself and my ex as well for whatever hurt we’ve caused each other in the past. He’s happy now with his new wife and his new life. I’ve always been happy and grateful for having Mahal and Tuz in my life.
Maybe this is why after Episode 3, I was slowly not understanding what was happening in the story anymore. It got a little violent and freaky… more of a thriller story rather than a love story. But I guess some love stories can really end tragically if thoughts and emotions are not controlled. In this area, I think my ex and I did a good job, well, maybe especially him since it’s really crickets on his side from where I’m standing, unlike me, I have this blog and my social media accounts to vent to whenever I feel like I’m exploding, lol!
Speaking of explosions, my Facebook posts the past week about The World of the Married may seem like so many “hugots” but really it was just for fun! See below.. hahaha!
So to all wives watching, kalma lang!
P.S. Again, ung mga hugot lines ko sa Facebook are just patawa, more than anything. Most of the time, tawa lang kami ng tawa ni Dada.
And like I said as the story was progressing, it slowly became a thriller movie for me, lol! I couldn’t relate to it anymore. But I really did enjoy watching it. Can’t wait for Episode 11. They said it will be released on May 1. Can’t wait! I watch the episodes here
. How about you? What’s your take on this Korean Drama series?