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    In Korea, when we say "melodrama" or "melodramatic", it's usually about a couple deeply in love, making a real tearjerker, but its real meaning seems to be "some exaggerated story". I don't know why the difference happened.

    40)Remember to discriminate between events themselves and your interpretations of them. Remind yourself: “What hurts this person is not the occurrence itself but the response he or she has uncritically adopted.” We do a good service to others by remaining detached and avoiding melodramatic reactions. Still, if you find yourself

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    Maybe its "romantic" meaning is an archaic usage that is not used any more.
    2. (formerly) a romantic drama characterized by sensational incident, music, and song

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