Love Letter: A Moment of Metamorphosis – The New York Times

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Her husband promised to love her pain away. Somehow, he made the impossible, possible.

“I always wrote off my husband’s promises to protect me in my moments of despair because I assumed he meant he was prepared to do so physically, an engagement with masculinity that I dislike. But I had not understood his meaning.”
In this week’s breathtaking Modern Love essay, “Pinned Under the Bodies of Men,” Jerrine Tan explores the transformative power of love — how it can, sometimes, make the impossible, possible.
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