On a recent episode of SBS‘s My Little Old Boy, Kim Jong Kook showed off a possible love line with Hong Jin Young, and in light of the heart fluttering moments, a past video of Kim Jong Kook’s unique dating style resurfaced among fans.

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Back in 2015, Kim Jong Kook appeared on SBS’s Healing Camp where he revealed that he never says “I love you” to his girlfriends.

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Kim Jong Kook stressed that he wasn’t always this way.

I haven’t always been like this. When I broke up with a long-term girlfriend in my late 20s I suddenly had a realization.

— Kim Jong Kook

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Once the relationship came to an end, Kim Jong Kook found it contradictory that he told his ex-girlfriend that he loved her.

The thought of having told them I loved them but then breaking up made me realize it was contradictory. If a man says ‘I love you’, shouldn’t they see it through for the rest of their lives?

— Kim Jong Kook

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Therefore, he made the decision that he would pick and choose how to say those meaningful words.

I decided to only say it once I meet a woman I can take responsibility for for the rest of my life.

— Kim Jong Kook

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As a result, he confessed that he no longer says “I love you”, but Kim Jong Kook believed it made the words that much more meaningful.

 I think the words will be more meaningful when I propose.

— Kim Jong Kook

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Check out the full clip below: