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Love Songs for the Censors: Why Turkish teens love K-pop.

GOOD Magazine

Yilidirim remembers first falling in love with K-dramas after watching “My Girl,” a soap opera that first aired in 2005. Part of what makes these shows so accommodating to Yilidirim and other Turkish K-drama fans is their distinctly chaste depictions of teenage romance with very few physical expressions of love. A K-drama couple may go through a whole season without ever having kissed.

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