Love Letter: A Moment of Metamorphosis

“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.