My perspective on Another Oh Hae Young
I hope this article wont leave you with bad feelings, I just want to share with you some thoughts and in return I want to hear your opinion about another Oh Hae Young.
(when I wrote this article I still hadn’t watched episode 15)
Oh Hae young is a drama I loved from the beginning and if I didn’t appreciate it, I wouldn’t even bother writing about it, I would have just dropped it.
So from the beginning the drama started with a complicated plot, that didn’t bother me and I was counting that things would make sense after a while. So I shipped Oh Hae Young and Park Do Kyung very much. Then as the episodes were going many things started bothering me.
Oh Hae Young and her lack of confidence. I understand how she had a terrible school life because of the other Oh Hae Young. But when the drama started she had a good job, a family that loved her, and a handsome boyfriend that she was soon gonna marry. Of course Tae Jin was the one that used harsh words to push her away. But still she had no reason to blame her life.
After that when she got involved with Park Do Kyung, then her inferiority complex woke up again. Comparing her self with the other Oh Hae Young all the time, having no confidence and sometimes not even having self-respect whenever she was with Park Do Kyung, were big fouls to me for a main lead. You want a main lead to improve through the episodes not the opposite and that’s how I felt for this character.
But the thing that was beyond my tolerance, was when she found out everything. She wasn’t upset for Park Do Kyung’s wrong doings, but for the fact that he did everything for the other Oh Hae Young.
To be honest everything wasn’t the other Oh Hae Young’s fault, it was clearly Park Do Kyung’s weakness to get over her, that ruined the main lead’s life.
In reality if you observe the story, the other Oh Hae Young is more pitiful than the protagonist, she never had a loving family people would praise but she would always go home alone and the person who loved and depended on would only marry her because of pity. Of course that doesn’t excuse her “runaway wife” act.
Park Do Kyung for me is the biggest problem in this drama. I can’t of course hate him because Eric is portraying the character ( kidding) and in reality Park do Kyung is not even close to a bad person, but his immature and not stable personality is definitely a problem here.
First of all his love for Oh Hae Young. I can agree that the main female lead can fall for someone new after her wedding heartbreak it’s believable. But the way Park Do Kyung moved from his first Oh Hae Young to another really concerns me. I mean, we are talking about leaving behind the love for a person not only you were depressed for, for a year, but for someone, who you even ruined someone else’s marriage for. Plus if you consider the reasons he loved his first Oh Hae Young, they are the same reasons he loves the second one who came into his life. Pity is his thing, like he wanted to protect his ex girlfriend, he then wanted to be close to the girl, who was heartbroken because of Tae Jin’s act, that he, himself, caused. How can you admire the love of someone, who runs behind every girl he pities and makes every one the love of his life.
What bothers me more is his behaviour. Not only you ruin someone business (I know that practically he didn’t, the old man did everything, but still he wanted to and made the talk so it would happen) you then crash his car, without even being sorry. Changing his mind every other episode is amazing too. “I’m sorry for everything” “I’m not sorry for ruining your wedding” “I’m sorry for destroying your business” “I’m not so sorry” “Let’s end things” “Let’s be back together”.
I mean if I was Tae Jin, I don’t even know what I would have done to Park Do Kyung. Tae Jin except from his not so clear business , could really have a drama of his own. The hero who became a victim, that lost his job and the girl he loved and all these because of one guy.
The mother said some wise words. I’m really worried that I agree with the mother, does that mean my thinking is old fashioned (still kidding) ? But still it was everything I wanted to say.
Can we justify everything in the name of love? Isn’t this the easy way?
Am I the only that sees these things? Is my perspective so wrong? But I really can’t enjoy the main couple anymore.
Well I still have the french couple, which I love and the playful Park Hoon with Yoon An Na.
What do you guys think?
p.s Why did Oh Hae Young wore an apron? Is this a new fashion?