First Impressions: Love In Contract

Can I hire a husband but just to provide for me?


Love In Contract

Tells the story of a helper service that provides wives to single people needing partners to take to gatherings for married couples and school reunions. The story portrays Choi Sang Eun as she gets entangled with Jung Ji Ho, who is on a long-term exclusive contract for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and Kang Hae Jin, who signs a new contract for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Choi Sang Eun, is a woman possessing many great qualities and virtues. As the perfect partner, she chooses a career of helping single men who don’t want to get married instead of getting married herself. Jung Ji Ho is a mysterious character whose occupation, hobbies, and personality are shrouded in a veil of secrecy. He has been in a long-term contract with Choi Sang Eun for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for his fifth year. Kang Hae Jin, is the youngest son and heir to a rich family and Hallyu star. Kang Hae Jin is Choi Sang Eun’s newest client for Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, and he will cause a great storm in her heart.

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  • Genre : Romance, Comedy
  • Origin: South Korea
  • Episodes: 16 (1 hr. 10 mins.)
  • Aired: September 21 -November 10, 2022
  • Where To Watch: Viki
  • Starring: Park Min Young | Go Kyung Po | Kim Jae Young


Thoughts: I told myself I wasn’t going to start another airing show but I always go back on my word when either Park Min Young or Go Kyung Po are concerned. And this time it’s both of them. I’ve only seen the first episode but that one 70-minute episode was chocked full of so much exposition I was reeling. But it also opened so many questions for the future. Like, “Is this a serial killer subplot?” “Why am I attracted to a potential murderer?” “Why is Park Min Young’s face different in every scene?” SO MUCH TO UNPACK! The concept feels fresh and has a nice twist on the idea of a contracted relationship. Part of me wonders if she is just a committed call girl without the sex. But even if she is, I’m here for it. Get your coin girl. One of my favorite parts is I can’t tell you who the lead or secondary lead is because I can see the potential with either. But at the end of the day, my favorite ship is going to be the one between Choi Sang Eun and Woo Gwang Nam, her gay ex-husband slash roommate slash soulmate. Give me more of them.

Are You Still Watching? : I Do

First Impression Score: 8/10


Published by Unbothered Unnies

A couple of ladies who love to express their opinions from anything and everything. That includes shows and music and anything in between. This blog is dedicated to our love and appreciation for Asian entertainment and culture.

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