The Divorced Female Lead tag in Chinese dramas refers to stories where the main female character has gone through a divorce. These dramas often explore themes of love, family, and self-discovery as the character navigates life after the end of her marriage.
Urban, Family, Life
Qin Lan, Deng Jiajia
Su Fei and An Ning, who have very different personalities, are in sympathy with each other as Su Fei's family breaks up. The two single mothers form the "She Alliance" and "fight back"! They heal each other's emotional wounds and "unlock" new lives together.
Urban, Romance, Drama
Ming Dow, Jiang Wenli
Chen Juyi, a divorced elementary school physical education teacher, used all his savings to buy a big house and moved in with his daughter not long ago. However, a stranger named Fang Ling came to the door and claimed that the house belonged to her. After a dispute, they realized that they had fallen into a "one house, two buyers" trap. Fang Ling is the brand director of an international fashion company. She is beautiful but divorced due to her husband's infidelity and is raising her six-year-old son alone. Both of them refused to give up the house, so they had to follow the advice and live under the same roof. Chen Juyi and Fang Ling, along with their children, fought against each other and tried to force the other out. As their families gradually got involved, the battle for the house became more intense. However, the "warm man" Chen Juyi, and the "tough woman" Fang Ling gradually developed feelings for each other, and their children also became good friends, thanks to their mutual friends Shi Lei and Meng Tian. Fang Ling's ex-husband, Meng Xing, who had remarried after cheating, decided to win her back. This was a big test for the relationship between Chen and Fang, but it also made them realize that they were the most suitable partners for each other. In the end, the real estate scammer was caught, all misunderstandings were cleared up, and the two of them received everyone's blessings and became a couple.
Urban, Romance, Family
Wang Ziwen, Tang Yixin, Myolie Wu
In 1990, Dai Sijin, a traditionalist, mistakenly thought that her husband was cheating on her and started a "battle" to defend her marriage during making month. However, she discovered that her husband's abnormality was due to a business failure and debt collection. She forgave her husband for the sake of the children and joined a new chapter in her life as an entrepreneur to pay off her husband's debts. In 2008, Chen Lanqing and her husband, who suffered a death risk in the maternity ward, clashed with mothers of the previous generation due to conflicting ideas about parenting, and because of this "clash", they regained their understanding of parent-child relationships. In 2020, Lu Yuanfang discovered she was pregnant after her divorce. During her month, faced with the dual pressures of parenting and career, Lu Yuanfang, who has always been independent, learned the meaning of helping each other and the meaning of "family". The three women, Dai Sijin, Chen Lanqing, and Lu Yuanfang, who were born at different times, come together again to discuss the true meaning of parenting and to raise a better next generation.
Urban, Romance, Life
Xu Lu, Chen Duling
Gu Qiao and Yuan Ge are a pair of good friends from a small town. After graduation, one chose to stay in Shanghai and work hard, while the other chose to go back to the small town to be a good wife. As they approach thirty years of age, they encounter unprecedented difficulties. Yuan Ge, who has focused only on her work for many years and neglected her emotional life while her health is in trouble, starts to try to change herself. Gu Qiao compromises for love for eight years, but in the end, only to get a divorce agreement, she is determined to restart her career. These two sisters have very different personalities, but they are both tough and brave, not afraid to fall down. In a metropolis like Shanghai, which is full of opportunities but also easy to lose, they persevere and work together to overcome life's challenges. They help each other and make each other successful. In the end, they are both successful in their respective professional careers and emotional life, completing their youthful transformation together and ushering in their new 30s.
Urban, Family, Life
Yuan Quan, Huang Xiaoming
Gu Nian is a housewife, living in a happy life. Her husband, Song Jiachen, is a good lawyer with a successful career. However, when an accident happens, Song Jiachen is caught in a crime, and reveals the fact that he cheated on her. In order to take up the burden of life, she is introduced by Feng Sheng to Yisheng law firm to start afresh. Here, she demonstrates her extraordinary ability to work, gaining the admiration of the firm's partner Ling Yi, and helping to clear Song Jiachen's name. Gu Nian becomes more and more independent and strong due to her career. She becomes an excellent lawyer, and she goes forward to defend the fairness and justice of the law without fear.
Urban, Romance, Business
Deng Jiajia, Darren Chen
An Yu, a girl who experienced her family ruined overnight and was prosecuted and imprisoned. After her release from prison, she was guarded by her childhood friend Shao Mo Li, a genius boy. Then she regained her confidence and bravely pursued herself. They fought side by side and not only shone in their career, but also gained the warmth of family, love, and friendship, and learned the true meaning of "bravery".
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Jin Dong, Li Xiaoran
Lin Shaotao and Jian Ai is a happy couple, but unexpectedly went to a divorce when they entered middle age. This change makes Lin Shaotao's best friends, Zhou Yiming and Jia Kuan, unable to accept it. After the breakup, Lin Shaotao returns to the workplace to continue to his career, but meets with Jian Ai who comes to work for VG again. Jian Ai solves a series of work problems brilliantly. She and Lin Shaotao work against each other but also support each other. The encounter in the workplace also allows Lin Shaotao and Jian Ai to get to know again and appreciate each other. During this period, Yan Shuai, who once pursued Jian Ai, comes to work as a senior executive, and he targeted Lin Shaotao at every turn and pursues Jian Ai again. Jian Ai finally choose to understand and believe in Lin Shaotao's ideas about the development of the company, and join forces with Lin Shaotao to overcome difficulties. In the end, Lin Shaotao leaves VG and rethinks his relationship with Jian Ai. They try to return to the path of love.
Family, Life, Drama
Qin Hao, Ren Suxi, Nie Yuan
The birth of a child had caused an inflection point and a rift in the intimate relationship of a loving young couple. The once affectionate campus couple eventually went their separate ways. After the baptism of life, they moved forward steadily in their respective life tracks. However, the sudden onset of leukemia in the child disrupted the peaceful new blended families. The divorced couple’s peaceful lives were forced to let go of their differences due to the child’s malady and join hands again to fight against fate. The child’s rescue journey is also training for the parents, and the fates of several families are thus closely linked. In the process of saving the child, the adults are also being redeemed by the child, reconciling with the past and themselves.
Urban, Romance, Comedy
Yang Zishan, Peng Guanying
Shen Mingbao, an office lady, met and married Yang Zheng, an IT man in a flash. But the new couple is so busy that they can only meet twice a week. Shen Mingbao’s childhood friend Xue Kexin is a beautiful girl from a wealthy family. She just got married to Chen Tonggang, an actor eight years younger than herself. In order to support her husband’s career, she bought a company, where Shen Mingbao worked in. To make up for the loss of clients, Shen Mingbao worked harder, resulting in a miscarriage. When Yang Zheng learned of this, he resigned on her behalf, causing conflict between the couple. Xue Kexin and Chen Tonggang have a three-view disagreement, leading to a divorce. Shen Mingbao was pregnant again, but Yang Zheng’s career suffered a change, Shen Mingbao had to work harder. The company survived. Xue Kexin’s best friend Zhao Songwen returned from overseas to start her own business. She asked Yang Zheng to write the code and become a partner, bringing an unprecedented crisis to the pregnant Shen Mingbao. Zhao Songwen’s company has a financial black hole of over ten billion dollars. She set a trap for Yang Zheng, who will be held responsible for all the collapses. The good thing was that Shen Mingbao hacked the company’s intranet, got the overdue rate data, and stopped the corporate version from going online. In the end, the four people went through trials and tribulations. Xue Kexin, Chen Tonggang remarried. Shen Mingbao, Yang Zheng faced the choice of marriage.
Urban, Romance, Business
Tong Liya, Zhang Liang
He Daye, an independent and competent white-collar woman, was labeled as an “old woman leftover”, but despite the pressure to get married, she still did not regard marriage as a “life event”. She chose to pursue a successful career, believing that it’s more reliable by herself rather than marriage and men. In fact, three years ago He Daye had walked down the aisle hand in hand with her pilot boyfriend Luo Chang. Unexpectedly at the wedding Luo Chang suddenly dragged He Daye with him to escape from the wedding site. Afterward, Luo Chang confessed that he was not ready to get married and take responsibility. He Daye forgave him and they broke up peacefully. After the divorce, He Daye and her ex-husband maintained friendly relations and looked after each other in life, despite the sensation of each other, but never got closer again. Later, He Daye met the has-been male model Zhang Meng by accident. Although Zhang Meng encountered the choke point in his career and life, he was a responsible and reliable man who was full of a sense of security. He Daye enjoyed and tangled the affection of Zhang Meng. With Zhang Meng’s understanding and love, He Daye took off her inner guard and faced the relationship, and they got together in the end.
Jiang Mengjie, Liu Te
After six years of being a full-time wife, the twenty-seven-year-old Ling Xunxun ended her marriage. Since she did not have the financial strength, she left her son Dudu to be raised by her ex-husband, and she had to live in the house of her best friend Zhou Quan. However, when she was involved in a car accident, she had to find a job as soon as possible to pay off her debts and find a way to get back the custody of her son. However, having no work experience for many years, she has long been out of touch with society, and has repeatedly failed in her job search…