A Korean girl called Kang Jin Bo, who is a successful career woman with beauty and talent. She works hard and is well respected in the workplace but she harbors a lot of doubts about Korea’s patriarchal wedding traditions and wishes for a freer, more egalitarian family dynamic as her father being a pro-American ex-military personnel and the mother being a typical Korean mother favoring the son over the daughter. She broke up with her boyfriend in Korea who tried to force her into marriage, in order to pursue her dreams and ambitions in China. At the office, she meets Wu Xiong Xi, an HR manager with whom she ran into before in Korea. Their previous misunderstanding is cleared up and they fall in love, become a couple and get married.
Jin Bo becomes a Chinese daughter in law and begins her life in a Chinese family with her mother-in-law Xu Man Li, who’s described as “prickly as a cactus.” and duo to cultural and educational background differences, they clash and have a string of misunderstandings and arguments.