A LITTLE LOVE NEVER HURTS
Title : Will You Love and Give It Away? / Give Love Away / Love Doesn’t Go Away / A Little Love Never Hurts
Genre : Family, Romance
Episodes : 50
Directors : Kim Nam Won, Choi Byung Gil
Screenwriter : Choi Hyun Kyung (Ugly Cake, Definitely Neighbors, Just Like Today)
Broadcast network : MBC, every Saturday & Sunday 20:45
Broadcast period : 2013-Sep-28
A family drama about couple who remarries in the old age and how their grown-up children deal with turbulent romance
Jaemin is a mischievous and humorous young man. At the time when he does some mistakes or failure, he can forget it quickly.
His weak point are his father and family.
His father gave birth to him through illegal love-affairs. All of his family knows it. Though his biggest sister Yujin try to understand and console him, his second big sister Yura hates him. His high school and college friends know him as a by from humble family.
He is so unlucky to get a job. Though he passed paper-test, several times, he failed in interview. Miju is a girl whom he met in his hard days. She was like a mother or sister for him. So, he tried to avoid showing his family problems to her because he wants to show her his good parts only.
But, it makes their (=Jaemin and Miju) relationship goes worse. When he knows Miju’s patience comes to limit, he decided to introduce her to his father. But, something unexpected thing happens and made them break off.
Then, he met Hakyung. Since he met Hakyung, his twisted-life starts to be solved. As Hakyung mother’s likes him, he succeeds to get job. Moreover, he is chosen as Hakyung’s future husband !! Hakyung, who was tired of her mother’s nagging about marriage, suggests a marriage contract. Jaemin starts to struggle not to lose his chance.
At 7, her parents divorced. It hurt her heart. She feels pity for her mother and hates her indecisive father.
At early stage of her relationship with Jaemin, she likes his attitude that he always tries to show bright part of him. But, as time passes by, she starts to suspect his real heart as he does not show his heart sincerely.
After she broke with Jaemin, she enters mother’s home. While she helps mother’s grocery store, she recognizes her own talents at cooking. She decides to give up her hope to become regular worker in the bank, then, starts to learn cooking seriously.
While she lives together with her mother, her bad prejudice over her mother starts to disappear. She starts to like her. When she knows that her mother feels favor for Hyunsoo, she tries aggressively to match them.
Because of his bright and full-of-smile face, he looks like he never experienced difficulties. But, actually, he received many hardships from his mother due to mother’s pressure: Pressure that her son must be the best in any area.
When Hyesin (=Harim’s mother) knows Harim’s dream is just becoming a small restaurant owner, she disappointed very much.
Since then, she frequently blames and begs her son. As he used to it, he handles it well.
Though he likes Miju, he tries not to cling to her as he wants to keep her safely. Actually, For Miju who feels tired with her daily life, harim is like her prince charming..
28 years old. Marketing director. As she grows up in a wealthy family, she is not familiar with dark side of life. She is open-minded and cheerful. She talks what she feels, so sometimes it hurts people.
But, it is not her intention. She does not have any prejudice for people.
Though she is sometimes naïve, careless in daily life, she is professional in works.
Between mother and brother, she takes mother’s side in front, then, consoles brother in behind her. She knows what her mother expect from her.
Sometimes she wants to run away from her mother’s expectation, but she obeys her mother as she likes her works.
While she feels free for love, she is not interesting in marriage.
When she felt tired with her mother’s hope for marriage, she proposed marriage contract to Jaemin.
But, as time passes by, she feels that Jaemin is a good man and starts to like him.
Jae Min’s family
Park Geun Hyung as Jung Hyun Soo (Jae Min’s father)
Yoo Ho Jung as Jung Yoo Jin (Jae Min’s older sister)
Kim Seung Soo as Kang Sung Hoon (Yoo Jin’s husband)
Han Go Eun as Jung Yoo Ri (Jae Min’s older sister)
Mi Joo’s family
Cha Hwa Yun as Hong Soon Ae (Mi Joo’s mother)
Kang Suk Woo as Song Ho Sub (Mi Joo’s father/Soon Ae’s ex-husband)
Kim Na Woon as Lee Yun Hee (Mi Joo’s stepmother/Ho Sub’s wife)
Nam Bo Ra as Song Eun Joo (Mi Joo’s half sister)
Suh Dong Won as Song Byung Joo (Mi Joo’s older brother)
Oh Na Ra as Kim Ji Young (Byung Joo’s wife)
Ha Kyung’s family
Choi Jung Woo as Eun Hee Jae (Ha Kyung’s father)
Yoo Ji In as Lee Hye Shin (Ha Kyung’s mother)
Jung Jae Soon as Eun Hee Ja (Hee Jae’s older sister)
Choi Soo Rin as Shin Soo Jung (Lee Hye Shin’s assistant and butler)