Ugh it’s always about money, prestige and status instead of chasing your dreams. Yu Tu feels like he’s made the wrong choice but just ONE thought he would still follow his dream. In You Are My Glory episode 5, I can’t help but cringe every time someone mocks Yu Tu for his choice back then.
Is it so wrong to chase your dream? Yes, money is important but dreams feed the soul.
You Are My Glory Episode 5 Recap Highlights:
- Yu Tu continues to struggle about his decision and his friends and classmates aren’t helping
- Exes show up out of nowhere
- Qiao Jing Jing supports Yu Tu from the background
Poor Yu Tu. Everyone tells him that he shouldn’t have chose Aerospace back then.
Because switching jobs now just looks bad. Why does it look bad? One doesn’t think it’s wrong to pursue your dreams.
Let’s discuss what happens in You Are My Glory episode 5!
Emergence of the Exes
Xia Qing points out a nearby billboard of Qiao Jing Jing. Someone who now earns millions of dollars.
Despite not having the best grades.
Xia Qing wonders if Qiao Jing Jing would make fun of them now. Given the circumstances.
Yu Tu tells her that she wouldn’t. And Xia Qing wonders where he gets his confidence from.
With more awkward silence and nothing much to talk about, Xia Qing excuses herself.
She has a flight to catch in about 2 hours.
When the two leave the fancy cafe, Yu Tu offers to escort her to the subway. But Xia Qing tells him that she hasn’t ridden the subway in YEARS.
This girl has a certain status quo in mind…
And a nearby driver inquires if Xia Qing was the one who booked a ride.
Just before she enters the car, she turns to Yu Tu and asks him if he knows why she met up with him.
He stays silent for a moment. Then asks if she’s mocking him.
She tells him that she’s not but being sentimental. Wondering if he’s ever put any thought into things outside of his aspirations.
Then she tells him that he shouldn’t have kept someone waiting.
So she offered him a chance to get back together it seems but at the same time she’s blaming him for holding her back. SIGH
She enters the car and closes the door.
Yu Tu turns around and heads back.
To Qiao Jing Jing’s place.
The latter thinks that the time is too short. Either the meeting went extremely well or completely fell apart.
Seeing his expression, Qiao Jing Jing believes it’s the last one.
And lets him in.
Yu Tu Has a Girlfriend
Yu Tu then checks up on Qiao Jing Jing’s progress. Face looking stern and serious while Qiao Jing Jing looks smug at first.
But then her face falls flat. As she wonders if her results aren’t good enough.
Love how Yu Tu has a slight smirk here when he sees Qiao Jing Jing’s fallen smile
Then hearing that her results are quite good, Qiao Jing Jing responds with “of course.”
Yu Tu hands the phone back to Qiao Jing Jing and tells her to continue practicing while he grabs some water.
Qiao Jing Jing sees Zhai Liang is on too and pulls him in for a 3v3 match.
Zhai Liang praises her for being so focused on improving her skills but wonders if she wants another teacher.
Because he has some juicy gossip to share. Yu Tu has been leaving home early and coming back late.
It sounds like he’s gotten a girlfriend.
Qiao Jing Jing can’t help but snicker to herself. Since SHE’S the reason why Yu Tu is leaving home early and coming back late.
Then all of a sudden, Yu Tu comes up from behind and reaches close to turn off her mic.
Qiao Jing Jing’s heartbeat sharply spikes up.
His hand nearly brushes against her cheek.
Qiao Jing Jing’s heart continues to beat quickly as she looks up to Yu Tu. Who casually tells her to stay focus.
How can she focus now!??? That was wayyy tooo close! o(>ω<)o
Zhai Liang feels like it’s too quiet now and wonders what’s up. But Qiao Jing Jing just texts him.
To stay focused.
And before she can write any further, the doorbell rings.
People From the Past
It’s probably Xiao Zhu with dinner.
However, someone ELSE shows up at the door.
Yu Tu offers to get the door but it’s actually a guy.
Who happened to stop by.
Three pairs of eyes awkwardly look at each other. But he soon leaves.
And then right after, Xiao Zhu shows up. She’s like “you wouldn’t believe who I JUST saw.”
But Qiao Jing Jing wonders how he could still have access.
Because he shouldn’t.
An ex from 2 years ago shows up and happens to “stop by”? With an arrogant look that’s like why is there another guy at your place!???
Xiao Zhu then tells her that she DID change it. But Qiao Jing Jing kept on forgetting it so she changed it back. So Qiao Jing Jing tells her another PIN number to change it to.
Based on her recent game records.
She definitely won’t forget this one.
After Xiao Zhu leaves and Qiao Jing Jing and Yu Tu sit down for dinner, Qiao Jing Jing takes this opportunity to find out more about Yu Tu’s ex.
Starting with her own.
Who apparently is well known in the finance industry.
But Qiao Jing Jing refused to give up her career so they could be together.
Then she asks him to share his story with his ex.
Yu Tu tells her it was because of his work. He left Beijing to do aerospace. And when he was in college, he double-majored in aerospace and finance.
Because his parents wanted him to be in finance.
Giving Up on Dreams
And speaking of jobs, Qiao Jing Jing wonders if his break is actually pretty long. Because she thought scientists were pretty busy with research.
Then Yu Tu drops a bomb.
He’s giving up on aerospace.
Qiao Jing Jing can’t help recall how passionate Yu Tu was about his dream.
When Yu Tu returns home, he’s deep in thought while staring at his laptop.
Zhai Liang knocks on the door to his room and wants to know what happened with Xia Qing.
It wasn’t him who spilled the beans. But he heard it down the grapevine.
However he’s actually here not for gossip but something else. Qu Ming, another classmate from back in the day, is inviting them for a meal.
As a celebration of his transition to another job.
Yu Tu doesn’t want to go but Zhai Liang pressures him into it.
Old Classmates from Finance
Right off the back, Qu Ming pokes fun at Yu Tu for not hanging out with their finance group. Zhai Liang wonders why Qu Ming still has a beef with Yu Tu for stealing Xia Qing.
Then Qu Ming tries to show off by ordering fancy wine.
And then brings up Yu Tu’s transition to a finance company. The other classmates chime in and thought that he was already working in aerospace.
Meanwhile, Qiao Jing Jing is still practicing hard. She wanted Xiao Zhu to grab a salad from a fancy restaurant.
The same EXACT restaurant that Yu Tu is at.
Xiao Zhu knows not to bother Yu Tu but tells Qiao Jing Jing that some of his friends are mocking him.
Qiao Jing Jing is NOT happy to hear that.
Meanwhile, Zhai Liang knows this is not a send-off party for him. It’s all about Qu Ming and his way of getting back at Yu Tu.
Zhai Liang doesn’t hesitate to point that out.
Calling out Qu Ming for being narrow-minded and arrogant just because he’s making some big bucks now.
Other classmates try to divert the topic and cool things down.
Minutes later, a waiter shows up with some fancy wine.
Telling Yu Tu that this was the wine he and Ms. Qiao drank last time they were here.
Yu Tu knows who did this.
Qu Ming can’t hold up his head anymore and glumly drinks a cup of water.
But Yu Tu leaves the group with the bottle of wine.
A Little Special Moment
He returns to Qiao Jing Jing’s place.
Because he didn’t want to waste the wine to those who didn’t deserve it.
So it’s just for the two of them.
Qiao Jing Jing preps a small area with candles, fruit salad and cushions near the glass door to the veranda.
Here they can drink while enjoying the view.
I love how Yu Tu’s eyes just light up when he saw her lighting up the candles
The two then sit down and drink their glasses of wine after a simple “clink” of the glasses.
Qiao Jing Jing doesn’t like the taste and would rather have rice wine instead.
Because it’s more sweet. However the calorie count is higher.
Then later, when Qiao Jing Jing sees Yu Tu deep in thought she decides to cheer him up with her stories about the game lately.
She cheerfully tells him all about it.
Taking his mind off of difficult topics.
Then when Yu Tu leaves Qiao Jing Jing’s place, his group chat of finance friends wonder who this Ms. Qiao is.
Yu Tu replies that she’s an old classmate that he just recently got acquainted with.
Man, how annoying. In You Are My Glory episode 5 I could see why Yu Tu doesn’t want to meet up with his classmates from the finance major.
He didn’t want to be in major originally but his parents wanted him to and then these guys are making fun of him for pursuing his dreams.
Especially Qu Ming. He’s just an arrogant b****** who’s jealous of him dating Xia Qing. These two can just hook up together. Jeez.
But Qiao Jing Jing is so kind and considerate. She’s famous and rich but doesn’t show off. While also supporting Yu Tu from the back.
And I loved how Yu Tu was like “these guys don’t deserve this expensive wine” and brought it back to Qiao Jing Jing.
The two of them sharing wine in a candlelight romantic setting. Ahhhh (≧◡≦)
So sweet! What were your thoughts about You Are My Glory episode 5? Leave a comment below!