Complex, Hako no Naka Recommendations
Although seemingly very different, these are both relatively realistic stories of discovery and finding comfort (in love). Both begin by focusing on the main couple, but as they face ordeals, we begin to see the world around them. What is love? What is loss? What is family? We learn about other (supporting) characters, the other woman, the child... and we are able to watch the couples as they grow old, find happiness and eventually the end of their lives.
They can be grim, with moments of betrayal and suffering, but the characters overcome it. There are definite "bedroom scenes", but they are not the focus of