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8 Feel-Good K-Dramas to Watch If You’re Going Through a Breakup

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8 Feel-Good K-Dramas to Watch If You’re Going Through a Breakup
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Recovering from a breakup is painful, but you can indulge in a few distractions to help ease the heartbreak. Common remedies include sweets, online shopping, haircuts, and of course, healing K-dramas. Yup, we're talking about those low-key cathartic K-dramas that will serve you a slice of life without reducing you to a puddle of tears. Filled with heartwarming scenes, relatable characters, and authentic dialogue, these slow-paced K-dramas are the BFFs you need to survive this rough patch.

Keep reading to see eight of the best healing K-dramas to watch if you're going through a breakup:

1. Yumi's Cells

THE CAST: Kim Go Eun, Ahn Bo Hyun, Jinyoung, Lee Yu Bi, Park Ji Hyun

THE PLOT: A thirty-something office worker begins a journey of self-discovery as she embarks on a new career and encounters heartache.

AVAILABLE ON: iQIYI

2. Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

THE CAST: Shin Min Ah, Kim Seon Ho, Lee Sang Yi

THE PLOT: Feeling stressed from the busy city life, a tough-minded dentist moves to a close-knit seaside town and crosses paths with a friendly handyman.

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AVAILABLE ON: Netflix

3. Our Beloved Summer

THE CAST: Choi Woo Shik, Kim Da Mi, Kim Sung Cheol, Roh Jeong Eui

THE PLOT: Following their messy split, former high school lovers are pushed to reunite again to film a documentary sequel about their bond.

AVAILABLE ON: Netflix

4. While You Were Sleeping

THE CAST: Lee Jong Suk, Bae Suzy, Jung Hae In, Lee Sang Yeob

THE PLOT: Haunted by eerily accurate premonitions, a young woman works with a rookie prosecutor to prevent real-life tragedies from occurring.

AVAILABLE ON: Viu, iQIYI

5. Reply 1988

THE CAST: Lee Hye Ri, Ryu Jun Yeol, Go Kyung Pyo, Park Bo Gum, Lee Dong Hwi

THE PLOT: Five neighborhood friends experience growth, love, and self-discovery during their teen years in the late 1980s.

AVAILABLE ON: Netflix, iQIYI

6. It's Okay Not to Be Okay

THE CAST: Kim Soo Hyun, Seo Ye Ji, Oh Jung Se and Park Gyu Young

THE PLOT: A kind psychiatric ward caretaker and an antisocial childrenâs book writer help each other move on from their traumatic pasts.

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AVAILABLE ON: Netflix

7. Move to Heaven

THE CAST: Lee Jae Hoon, Tang Jun Sang, Ji Jin Hee, Lee Jae Wook, Hong Seung Hee

THE PLOT: A trauma cleaner with autism struggles to cope with his father's death under the guardianship of his ex-convict uncle.

AVAILABLE ON: Netflix

8. Chocolate

THE CAST: Yoon Kye Sang, Ha Ji Won

THE PLOT: Years after a chance encounter at a restaurant, a world-famous chef and a hard-nosed neurosurgeon meet again to prepare meals for hospice ward patients.

AVAILABLE ON: Netflix


*This story originally appeared on Candymag.comMinor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.

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