It affects your life in a way depending on the characters or the setting of the said Telenovela. Sometimes it inspires you, gives you ideas, gives you hopes to dream for your own life, like let say the lead character has strong character, you look up to them like your role model. Sometimes, it affects you socially and emotionally. Whatever feelings the characters on these telenovelas show, we tend to absorb them. Sometimes they make you feel go back to your younger years especially if your watching the loveteams these days.