In Need of Romance is a story of the love, lives, marriage, careers and families of single and independent career women in their 30s.
- Drama: In Need of Romance (English title) / I Need Romance (literal title)
- Revised romanization: Romaenseuga Pilyohae
- Hangul: 로맨스가 필요해
- Director: Lee Chang-Han
- Writer: Jung Hyun-Jung
- Network: tvN
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: June 13 – August 2, 2011
“I Need Romance” depicts the love lives of three 33-year-old single women ….
Sun Woo In Young (Cho Yeo-Jeong) is a 33-year-old concierge manager at a hotel. She isn’t married, but has a boy friend named Kim Sung-Soo (Kim Jeong-Hoon) who is a movie director. They have been dating for 10 years. Sun Woo In Young hopes her boyfriend will propose to her, but he doesn’t seem to have any plans for marriage. Meanwhile, In Young happens to kiss Bae Sung-Hyun (Choi Jin-Hyuk) at a nightclub. Sung-Hyun works at the same hotel as In Young. She later learns that Sung-Hyun is the son of the hotel’s president. When In Young learns her boyfriend Sung-Soo is slept with actress Kang-Hee, she informs him that she is breaking up with him and will date Sung-Hyun.
Park Seo-Yeon (Choi Yeo-Jin) runs an online clothing store named Y style. She has a freewheeling lifestyle and is active in pursuing her desired.
Kang Hyun-Joo (Choi Song-Hyun) is a lawyer specializing in divorce. Her life has been controlled by her mother. From a distance, Hyun-Joo appears as a cold, arrogant woman with a perfectionist mentality, but actually she has a a cute personality and frequently makes mistakes. She is dumped by her boyfriend Kim Tae-Woo (Heo Tae-Hee) at the their wedding. Although they dated for 3 years the couple only has kissed. Kim Tae-Woo later tells Hyun-Joo that he only kissed her because he did not want to have sex with her.
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