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The Love Interest Season 1 Episode 7 Recap

January 11, 2023

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We recap the Netflix K-Drama series The Interest of Love Season 1 Episode 7, which contains spoilers.

After the shocks we experienced in Episode 6Episode 7 slows down the story with Ahn Su-yeong (Moon Ga-young) and Ha Sang-su (Yoo Yeon-seok) navigate their relationships. One of them is going through a breakup, while the other has to embrace the newness of a relationship.

Love Interest Season 1 Episode 7 Recap

Season 1 Episode 7 picks up where we left off, with Sang-su on a date with Mid-gyeong; they are now a couple. He has this new feeling of relationship. Meanwhile, Jong-hyeon breaks up with Su-yeong. She is in shock and wants to understand the reasons for their breakup. It is revealed that Jong Hyeon failed his last exam. He gets up and says goodbye.

At work the next day, Su-yeong and Sang-su have to go to a work event together. They meet with various clients and discuss their banking transactions. It’s a little uncomfortable between them. On the way home from the event, Mi-gyeong calls Sang-su. She wants to have lunch with him and also invites Su-yeong, along with another colleague. And so they have lunch. Mi-gyeong makes it clear that she is in a relationship with Sang-su. Later, it becomes apparent that Sang-su and Su-yeong have strong feelings for each other. It’s a sad situation.

As we reach the halfway point of Episode 7, Mi-gyeong and Sang-su enjoy camping together. Mi-gyeong is completely in love with Sang-su as she enjoys his company. Meanwhile, Su-yeong visits Jong-hyeon, who barely speaks. He reveals that he is moving out. Su-yeong feels betrayed. Jong-hyeon tells him that his father collapsed. Scenes show Jong-hyeon visiting his deceased father in the hospital; it’s an emotional time for his family, but it results in costly hospital bills. He’s under intense financial pressure and he can’t tell Su-yeong. Su-yeong tells her to think about her decision before leaving.

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The next day, Jong-hyeon insists that they can’t be together and that when he’s around her, he forgets a lot of things. Su-yeong gets emotional and wonders why they can’t wait until everything is resolved. However, emotions are too high for rationality and they raise their voices towards each other. Sang-su sees this argument unfolding from around the corner.

After work, Mi-gyeong and Sang-su pick up Su-yeong after work so they can go to a work social event. Mi-gyeong feeds Sang-su while he’s driving, making him awkward. It looks like they are showing their relationship in front of her, but it’s not intentional. Su-yeong misses Jong-hyeon and can’t stop thinking about him. She decides to get out of the car.

She travels far on the bus to meet Jong-hyeon, who is washing cars to earn extra money. Jong-hyeon sees her across the street and their eyes meet. She tells Jong-hyeon that she is hungry. Meanwhile, as she walks through the woods, Mi-gyeong shoots and kisses Su-Yeong, revealing to their acquaintances that they are in a relationship. Their colleagues congratulate them.

Jong-hyeon asks Su-yeong why she came so far to see him. She’s not sure. Jong-hyeon confirms that his family is fine and that he used his security deposit to pay hospital bills. His mother thinks he still works at the bank. Su-yeong asks about her dream of being a police officer, but Jong-hyeon tells her that dreaming is a luxury they can’t afford.

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The ending explained

Su-yeong reassures Jong-hyeon and gives him a bus ticket. she tells him to live with him and start over. She tells him that if he doesn’t meet her at the bus station, they will be separated. Jong-hyeon can’t accept his offer, so Su-yeong gracefully walks away. Su-yeong gets on the bus, and as it drives off, Jong-hyeon runs towards him, but he’s already left. However, luckily for Jong-hyeon, she gets off the bus. Jong-hyeon runs to her and gives her a hug.

Meanwhile, Mi-gyeong invites Sang-su to her apartment. We’ll have to wait for Episode 8 to see if he accepts her offer.

Episode 7 is really a brake. More chemistry is needed in this slow-moving K-Drama.

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