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The Good Bad Mother Episode 10 Recap: Trigger Memories

The Good Bad Mother Episode 10 Recap: Trigger Memories

Previously on The Good Bad Mother: Young-soon found the SD card that Kang-ho. She inserted it into her computer and began to read the diary files that Kang-ho had recorded. The diaries told the story of Kang-ho’s life. She learned about the pain and suffering that Kang-ho had endured. She realized that he was not the cold-hearted prosecutor. He was a man who had been through a lot of pain, and he was just trying to find justice for his father.

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The Good Bad Mother Episode 10 recap: Young-soon plans a safe future for Kang-ho. Mi-joo and Kang-ho spend time together closely.

Young-soon is determined to ensure that Kang-ho doesn’t follow in his father’s footsteps. She teaches him the ways of farming and encourages him to find happiness in that life, disregarding his past as a prosecutor. Kang-ho smiles and agrees to his mother’s wishes, promising to become a skilled farmer.

Young-soon then approaches the village headman, hoping to arrange a marriage for Kang-ho. She believes that marrying a woman from the village will solidify his future as a farmer and prevent him from returning to his former profession.

Lee Do-hyun

However, when the time comes for the matchmaking, Kang-ho is rejected by a woman because of his childlike behavior. It becomes apparent that no one would agree to marry a 35-year-old man who behaves like a seven-year-old.

Lee Do-hyun and Ahn Eun-jin


Meanwhile, Kang-ho comes to Mi-joo’s aid when she is harassed by a customer. In the process, Kang-ho’s head hits the ground, triggering memories of a motorcycle accident that Mi-joo had in the past.

Suddenly, Kang-ho leans in to kiss Mi-joo, and she reciprocates by touching his body. They share a passionate kiss in the middle of the road, in full view of onlookers.

The kiss signifies an intimate moment between Kang-ho and Mi-joo. Mi-joo’s feelings for Kang-ho resurface, and Kang-ho now desires to become a prosecutor again.

That night, Kang-ho confesses to his mother that he wants to return to his previous profession. However, his mother vehemently opposes the idea, and Kang-ho reveals his true feelings. He had endured everything all this time simply to make his mother happy. Now he questions why she won’t allow him to pursue his own desires and why he always has to be the one sacrificing his own wishes.

Concerned about the situation, Young-soon pleads with Mi-joo to stop getting involved with Kang-ho. This plea triggers memories for Mi-joo, and she decides to reveal the truth to her mother. She discloses that Kang-ho is the biological father of Seo-jin and Ye-jin.

Ahn Eun-jin

The following day, Mi-joo brings the children to Kang-ho’s house, leaving everyone wondering if she intends to reveal the truth.

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