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- Park Min Young is in both dramas.
- they both kind of start at bad steps.
- there is another love interest.
Recommended by Moka
both have the "cold rich male lead with a traumatic past", and they both have a mature/grownup ish romance.. with a strong female lead...
also, the parents in both dramas are more supportive than the usual romcom parent ;p
Recommended by XingBack
Same related story btwn employee and employer.Same related story btwn employee and employer.Same related story btwn employee and employer.Same related story btwn employee and employer.
Recommended by Vishwas Ng
From the sypnosis, sounds like The Secret Life of My Secretary is similar to What's Wrong with Secretary Kim.

Both have bosses that fall in love with their secretaries. Both have secretaries that is a long time trusted worker for the boss and they are the only ones who knows what the boss likes.
Recommended by pinkvanilla
Both Refresh Man and What's Wrong With Secretary Kim have few similarities, such as leads knowing each other when they were younger, the CEO/ employee relationship, the impossible to please boss, rich man, poor woman trope. The reason I do recommend Refresh Man if you liked What's Wrong with Secretary Kim is they both are written well despite their overuse of certain tropes and cliches.
Recommended by ChocolateLover3000
They both have a boss and employer relationship.
The male leads both have a traumatic past which the female leads will help them move on from or improve.
Main couples have similar chemistry/relationships.
Both are: thriller, comedy, mystery, and romance...
Recommended by Asing
A love story between the boss and the secretary. Unlike the common chaebol parents, the parents in both drama are very nice and love the female lead. Both dramas are very funny. The chemistry is also great.
Recommended by nadiaestii
Pretty similar office rom-com dramas. They have the overlapping "mean boss" and the lovable main female lead.
Recommended by Nermeen
-Romcom with a cute, mature romance that isn't bogged down with unnecessary drama. Drama is solved quickly and doesn't drag on ridiculously like most other dramas.
-Love triangle never really develops and gets in the way of the main couple.
-Amazing kissing! Not just the lip touches like every other drama I've seen. Real, in love kisses.
Recommended by Kii
Same director, so it creates a similar feel. If you laugh while watching What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim, Because This Is My First Life will make you laugh.
Both male leads don’t believe in love, but end up falling in love.
Funny important person giving advice to the male lead.
Same sound effects.
Recommended by Lita
- Park seo joon as the male lead
- strong female lead
- The romance is the main point of the story with a couple of side plots
- the secondary characters also have screen time and romance plots
- cute and funny without being boring
- no unecessary drama or misunderstandings
Recommended by anushka
Secretary Kim has similar vibes to the romanace and comedy, taking on a more refreshing approach of the typical bad/cold guy thrope. However, Cheese in the Trap incorporates more of the sinister sides of liking someone with a hard to deal with personally while Sceretary Kim is more in the romcom sphere.
Recommended by ayacherry
boss purchasing his secretary and fall in love with each other.
both funny and sweet. if you want to binch watch a drama, i can recommend either one of those
Recommended by beesy
1 Has a similar boss/secretary workplace romance
2. ML has been suffering from trauma and the secretary helps him
Recommended by Arihant D
Both feature boss x employee relationship
same vibe, both female leads are somehow naive when it comes to love
and both male leads at first are confused about their feeling towards the female lead
Recommended by leylashkanovruz