Top 17 "I'm Ready To Get Hurt Again" Moments In Korean Dramas

Kdramas addressing the history, unrequited love confessions, or the character breaking down due to stress and a tragic occurrence are all examples of emotional situations.

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A box of tissues is always useful when watching a K-drama. Whatever genre of K-drama you prefer: thrillers, crime, romance, or horror, all have one thing in common: emotional scenes that will make you cry.

It helps to break up the plot while also making it more serious and attention-grabbing.

Emotional situations include the main characters addressing their past, unrequited love confessions, or the character breaking down due to stress and a tragic occurrence.

Kdramas excel at creating genuine and heartfelt situations that linger in the minds of viewers far longer than beautiful kisses or sensational murder scenes.

17. When Doo Shik finally opened up to Hye Jin (Hometown Cha Cha Cha)

the girl consoling the crying guy

Sharing your past transgressions, traumas, and fears with others is difficult. However, I started crying when I saw Hye Jin accept Doo Shik wholeheartedly despite his past after he told her all of that.

It served as a reminder that the first step towards healing is admitting your pain, and that it's crucial to surround yourself with supportive individuals.

16. When Teacher Kim found a handwritten note from her father (Hi Bye! Mama)

a lady found a handwritten note from her father

Hi, Bye, Mama! fans adore the way Hi, Bye, Mama! depicts the heartbreak of losing a loved one In this series, Yuri helps the souls of the dead find peace by sending messages to the loved ones they left behind.

Fans will remember an incident in episode eight in which a parent asked Yuri to write a letter for his daughter.

The father reassured his daughter that everything would be fine and that she could put her worries aside.

Rather than feeling sorry for him, she should remember him as a strong person who will be eternally grateful for what she has done for him.

It was comforting to receive a letter from a long-deceased loved one.

15. When Jin Joo’s mom said that she must go back to her son (Go Back Couple)

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Even though it has been years since it was released, it continues to cause us great pain.

Despite being a short series compared to the typical 16-episode K-drama, it has clearly struck a chord. We've all considered what-if scenarios.

We occasionally feel as if we made poor choices in life, and most of the time, we only realize the significance of something after it has passed us by.

I remember crying in the previous episode, especially when Jin Joo's mother said she had to return to her son.

It's difficult to lose someone you care about, and it's even more challenging to let go when you're given the opportunity to be with them again.

14. Jae-Won's Confession In The Restaurant (Lovestruck In The City)

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Fans will remember Netflix Korean drama Lovestruck in the City for a long time. It portrays the heartbreaking realities of love and relationships.

Fans were moved the most by Jae-Woon and Seon-ah's narrative. Fans may be upset with Seon-a because he abandoned and lied to him.

In episode eight, Jae-Woon pays a visit to the restaurant where they promised to meet years ago. Now that he's drunk on soju, he believes the genuine Seon-a in front of him is just a fantasy.

She agrees because she doesn't want to face him directly. He sobs and says he can't forget her because they were married, and he believes it.

13. When Soohyun was so relatable as the breadwinner of his family (At A Distance, Spring Is Green)

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Soohyun is likely to be relatable to anyone who has struggled with money. He can only focus on education and work to make ends meet because he comes from a poor family.

Thinking about how strong he is in the face of his own challenges and obligations can make anyone emotional while watching this drama.

12. When Eunji’s mom broke down in tears while waiting for a heart donor for her daughter (Hospital Playlist)

a lady breaks down in tears while waiting for a heart donor for her daughter

While watching the entire Hospital Playlist episode, fans expressed mixed emotions, especially when they saw the mothers supporting one another in the face of their children's health issues.

The anguish of Eunji's mother while congratulating Minchan's mother on her daughter's good news. Admirers felt her helplessness and desperation as she sobbed alone at night.

11. When Hong Si Ah got the bank book from her parents (18 Again)

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Money was deposited into her account for all of her firsts and accomplishments.

Everything was remembered by her parents, including the day she was born, the first time she sat in a shopping cart, her first steps, the first time she said "Daddy", the first time she learned to ride a bike, and the first time she gave her father a scarf.

The last date was meant to show her that they are always there for her and that they adore her.

Everyone burst into tears as she called her father to tell him she missed him.

Hong Si Ah had assumed her parents were unconcerned about her all along. It turns out she was completely wrong all along.

10. The Cheating Argument (Matrimonial Chaos)

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In an era when divorce is more common, Matrimonial Chaos depicted the love and relationship struggles of couples in their thirties.

It becomes the focal point of one marriage that will make Yoo-admirers' young love him.

In episode 16, Yoo-young finally breaks down over her failing marriage. Her husband had been having an affair with her for a long time.

The scenario leaves an indelible impression. She tells him, her eyes welling up, that his wife is constantly awake when a husband sleeps with another woman.

She examines his receipts, smells his clothing, and reads his text messages. She struggled to keep it in and began to despise herself for resembling her mother.

9. Se-Ri Yells At Her Father (Sky Castle)

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Sky Castle's heartbreaking scene in which Se-ri confronts her father will leave viewers in tears and on the edge of their seats.

In the drama, her father is manipulative and controlling towards her. She gives everyone the impression that she is a Harvard student.

Her father discovers her lies and recalls her fabricated adventures.

Things heat up when she returns home. Se-ri tries to argue with him, but ultimately just tells him how she truly feels.

She explains that she always tried to live up to his expectations of her.

She endured the agony of concealing the truth in order for him to be happy. She was no longer interested in being the daughter he desired.

8. The Love Confession (Reply 1988)

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Fans can all agree that Reply 1988 caused Jung-hwan to suffer from "second lead syndrome".

Fans remember him for always being a second too late to be with his childhood friend. Fans were moved to tears when he finally revealed his true feelings.

The scene alternates between his current confession and past scenes of them together. He described how he had always been thinking about her.

The concert, and how happy he was when they got on the bus. But he realised that "fate" was never on his side. He finally realised he needed to let go of his feelings for her.

7. Han-Sung's Death (Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth)

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Historical K-dramas are just as good at making their audiences cry.

Han-sung's death in Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth was particularly memorable.

Han-sung was the show's cutest and most endearing character, always looking on the bright side of life.

In episode 18, he dies in a heartbreaking manner. Sun-woo is forced to fight Dan-Se.

But, as he fights with zeal and determination, something isn't quite right. Han-sung steps in between Sun-woo and Dan-sword because he is in danger.

Se's Despite the fact that he is only slightly injured, he appears to be dying much faster. Dan-Se poisoned the blade after applying their grandfather's oil to it.

6. Eun-Tak's Mothers Death (Goblin)

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Goblin was a popular show for a reason. It wasn't without its dramatic and heartbreaking scenes, which had viewers in tears throughout. It's difficult not to cry during one sequence in particular.

Eun-Tak is involved as a young girl. She and her mother are discussing a dessert for her birthday celebration on the beach. It cuts to them at home, lighting candles.

Despite her mother's advice, Eun-Tak claims she can't blow them out. She discovers that her spirit, not her biological mother, is speaking to her.

Eun-Tak realizes her mother is no longer alive and wonders where she is. She receives a call from the hospital following an accident.

She claims she is already aware and is on her way. She sobs as she puts on her red scarf, inspects the cake, and declares that she will never make a wish.

5. The Letters (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo)

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Moon Lovers Scarlet Heart Ryeo was a Korean drama that did not end happily ever after, as many fans expected.

There were many sad events in it, but Ha-death jin's and Wang So's realization of the significance of her letters drew the most attention.

Ha-jin fell in love with Wang So and stopped talking at some point during the show.

However, she kept writing him letters in which she expressed her true feelings. In a heartbreaking scene, she dies soon after childbirth.

When Wang So receives the news, he recognizes and reads the letters. As he realises he has lost his love, he begins to sob uncontrollably.

4. Grandma In Shopping Cart (My Mister)

Grandma In Shopping Cart

My Mister is more than just a story about three brothers; it's also about Ji-an, who is dealing with personal issues.

Fans are already reacting to an emotional scene in the first episode.

Her deaf grandmother is being cared for, and the image shows her in a hospital room.

The nurse claims that her granddaughter does not answer the phone, is late on payments, and is about to be evicted.

Ji-an hears something outside and decides to smuggle her grandmother out of the hospital. Everything, even the bed.

She then puts her in a shopping cart and covers her with a quilt.

Even when there aren't many words exchanged, fans can sense the emotion. This was done so Ji-grandmother an's could see the moon at night.

3. When Ji Yeong sacrificed herself for Sae Byeok (Squid Games)

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Fans loved Ji Yeong and Sae Byeok's growing friendship in Squid Game.

When they chose to spend the time talking in episode six, viewers couldn't help but think that if they went out together, they'd make great friends.

I began to cry as they discussed their personal lives, their pasts, and what they intended to do if they survived. After Ji Yeong sacrificed herself for Sae Byeok, the two had a heartfelt conversation.

Everyone's hearts were broken when they saw Sae Byeok, who was cold and expressionless, tears streaming down her cheeks, and heard Ji Yeong say, "I have nothing."

2. Se-Ri's close call & Seung-Jun's Death (Crash Landing On You)

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Viewers were taken on a rollercoaster ride in episode 15 of the hit Netflix Korean drama Crash Landing On You.

In this setting, some hearts were racing and teas were flowing freely. Se-ri is in critical condition in the hospital. Concurrently, Seung-jun tries to save Seo Dan but is injured.

The scenes alternate between two critical stages. Fans were on the edge of their seats, waiting to see who would survive.

Se-ri is having nightmares about what might have happened if she hadn't crashed.

Seung-jun delivers a monologue about fate, claiming that if anyone had to die, it should be him, and asking Seo Dan what he meant when he said he liked Ramyeon.

1. He's Not Coming Back (Descendants Of The Sun)

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Descendants of the Sun was popular among fans due to its love story set in the military. Being in love with a soldier is difficult and has serious consequences.

Shi-jin and Dae-young are killed in a dangerous operation in episode 15, bringing the tragic love story to a close.

Shi-kin hands Mo-Yeon a letter, his last will and testament, in which he apologises for failing to keep his promises. Myeong-Joo also discovers the truth in this scene.

They meet at headquarters, and Mo-Yeon insists that Myeong-Joon tell her it was a mistake, but they both cry as they realise the harsh reality.

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