From ‘VIP’ to ‘The World of the Married’, Here’s a List of Korean Drama about Infidelity that You Should Watch!

Find Out More About Conflict And Intrigue In Relationships In K-Dramas You Should Definitely Watch!

For those of you who often watch K-Drama, you certainly know a lot of dramas from South Korea that have different genres. That is one of the reasons that more people from all over the world enjoy the K-Dramas of their favorite genre. In this article, we will discuss K-Dramas about infidelity, such as The Hymn of Death, One Spring Night, My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week, and many others.

One of the K-Dramas about infidelity that is booming and lately went viral is The World of The Married which has become a hot topic of conversation because the genre is very different and the audience also really enjoys in terms of the storyline and chemistry of the cast that has managed to give a tragic impression of their story in this K-Drama. If you want to know more details about this K-Drama and about the affair – you have to watch it. Now, let’s check out the more detailed information by scrolling down this article!


VIP is one of the dramas broadcast on SBS and it presents several lead roles from famous actors and actresses, such as Jang Na-ra, Lee Sang-yoon, Lee Chung-ah, Kwak Sun-young, Pyo Ye-jin, and Shin Jae- ha. VIP (Hangul: 브이아이피) was on the air from October 28th to December 24th, 2019, for a total of 16 episodes. Based on Nielsen Korea, the first VIP episode which was divided into two parts and received a rating of 5.9 percent and 6.8 percent, respectively.

VIP tells the story of a group of workers who serve the rich and famous people in shopping, or put in another way, personal shoppers in a shopping center. Park Sung-joon (played by Lee Sang-yoon) is the leader of the VIP management team. Meanwhile, Na Jung-sun (played by Jang Na-ra) is the deputy team leader and wife of Park Sung-joon.

In one of the episodes, Na Jung-sun doesn’t just have to face the wishes of clients which are sometimes difficult to understand, but she also has to receive news that Park Sung-joon is having an affair with a female member of the VIP management team. Besides Jang Na-ra, the VIP management team has members Lee Hyun-ah (played by Lee Chung-ah), Song Mi-na (played by Kwak Sun-young), and On Yu-ri (played by Pyo Ye-jin).

On the Way to the Airport

On the Way to the Airport is one of the dramas broadcast on KBS2 that presents several lead roles from famous actors and actresses, such as Kim Ha-neul, Lee Sang-yoon, Shin Sung-rok, Choi Yeo-jin, and Jang Hee-jin. On the Way to the Airport (Hangul: 공항 가는 길) aired from September 21st to November 10th, 2016, for a total of 16 episodes. On The Way to the Airport tells the story of Choi Soo-ah (played by Kim Ha-neul), a flight attendant who is later reunited with Seo Do-woo (played by Lee Sang-yoon).

Choi Soo-ah and Seo Do-woo are married and each has a daughter who both go to school in Malaysia. Various events brought together Choi Soo-ah and Seo Do-woo until finally a spark of love appeared between them. Various conflicts they go through, ranging from facing their respective spouses, family, work, and friends.

The theme of this drama is infidelity and the actors are having an affair because of the circumstances they find themselves in. They are bored and tired of their lives, they want to try something new, they shouldn’t live with their respective partners, they should live together, so it’s okay – about cheating.

Secret Love Affair

Secret Love Affair is one of the dramas that aired on JTBC with several lead roles from famous actors and actresses, such as Kim Hee-ae and Yoo Ah-in. Secret Love Affair (Hangul: 밀회) aired from March 17th to May 13th, 2014, for a total of 16 episodes. This drama is a remake of a 2005 Japanese film titled Tokyo Tower. Secret Love Affair director, Ahn Pan-seok, won the Best Director (TV) award at the 50th Baeksang Arts Awards in 2014.

Oh Hye-won (played by Kim Hee-ae), a woman in her forties, is beautiful, smart and deft. She works for the Seohan Arts Foundation company, as the boss’s wife’s personal secretary. Lee Seon-jae (played by Yoo Ah-in ) is a 20-year-old young man coming from a poor family (the conditions of poverty are really shown to be realistic with the poor condition of the house, which works as an introduction. One day, he delivers a shipment to Hye-won’s office and accidentally sees the piano playing that makes him stunned.

Thus begins the meeting. Oh Hye-won is fascinated by the talent of Lee Seon-jae and he feel that he has clicked with Oh Hye-won and even falls in love. And it doesn’t take long for the two to know each other’s feelings. On the other hand, Lee Seon-jae already has a girlfriend, Park Da-mi (played by Kyung Soo-jin). Then the ‘secret love’ begins. Oh Hye-won behaves like a ‘goddess’ for him. Likewise, Oh Hye-won finds freedom from her husband who cannot be relied on, also from her drab job in the world of Lee Seon-jae that is completely different from her world.

A Word From Warm Heart

A Word From Warm Heart is one of the dramas broadcast on SBS featuring several lead roles from famous actors and actresses, such as Han Hye-jin, Ji Jin-hee, Kim Ji-soo, and Lee Sang-woo. A Word From Warm Heart (Hangul: 따뜻한 말 한마디) aired from December 2nd, 2013 to February 2nd, 2014 for a total of 20 episodes. This drama tells the story of Song Mi-kyung (played by Kim Ji-soo), a wife who has a very happy family life. Having a handsome and successful husband makes almost all of her friends jealous of her.

One day, Song Mi-kyung accidentally discovers the fact that her beloved husband has an affair with another woman. A married woman. The affair causes a lot of destruction for both of them. This drama also tells about the reality and the complexity of married life. Na Eun-jin (played by Han Hye-jin) and Yoo Jae-hak (played by Ji Jin-hee) are two people who are both married. Na Eun-jin is married to Kim Sung-soo (played by Lee Sang-woo) and has a daughter named Kim Yoon-jung (played by Lee Chae-mi).

The storyline of A Word From Warm Heart is quite simple, about infidelity, but here the effect is widened and unpredictable because many parties are involved. A Word From Warm Heart also describes the reality that exists and occurs in modern society, where a good marriage with love can not be separated from the danger of infidelity. This drama teaches that marriage should be built on trust. When stained once it becomes susceptible to rupture. This drama tells the story that sometimes to reach a happy ending we must go through a winding road first. A Word From Warm Heart is recommended for viewers aged 18+ because it involves a lot of understanding about the world of marriage.

Valid Love

Valid Love is one of the dramas broadcast on SBS with several lead roles from famous actors and actresses, such as Uhm Tae-woong, Lee Si-young, and Lee Soo-hyuk. Valid Love, also known as Righteous Love (Hangul: 일리 있는 사랑) was on the air from December 1st, 2014 to February 3rd, 2015, for a total of 20 episodes. The story of Valid Love is suitable for adult audiences – especially those who are or will be married. The theme is infidelity, marriage, and a love triangle.

The love story of Jang Hee-tae (played by Uhm Tae-woong) and Kim Il-ri (played by Lee Shi-young) is like a perfect rom-com movie. Both of them have known each other for a long time. When Kim Il-ri was in high school, Jang Hee-tae appeared as a new biology teacher at his school. Jang Hee-tae’s age, which was still relatively young, made him an idol and concern of female students, including Kim Il-ri. Kim Il-ri’s cheerful nature, a little strange, innocent, and full of enthusiasm also attracted Jang Hee-tae’s attention. But because at that time their position was teacher and student (and Kim Il-ri was underage), Jang Hee-tae chose to keep her distance as much as possible – ensuring that their relationship was no more than they should.

Jang Hee-tae and Kim Il-rii ended up getting married, but their household had many conflicts and disputes over many things and made them even more stressed. Everything went as usual, until one day Kim Il-ri met a furniture craftsman named Kim Joon (played by Lee Soo-hyuk). Kim Joon might be younger than Kim Il-ri, not as mature as Jang Hee-tae, but the young man offered something that Kim Il-ri longed for: freedom and comfort. Relationships that initially just work, eventually become deeper than that.

When conscious, both of them already need each other’s presence. The marriage relationship of Jang Hee-tae and Kim Il-ri is getting more difficult and they plan to be happy, but as the story goes on there is another ending for their household especially after knowing Il-ri has an affair with Kim Joon.