On Marriage???

Marriage is like the process of learning to swim. It doesn’t matter how big or fancy your pool is, just like it doesn’t matter how good your husband is. If you don’t know how to swim, you will drown in any case, and someone else who knows how to swim will get to enjoy the pool.

-Ming Li in Jiayang Fan’s article “The Third Person” from the 27 June 2017 issue of The New Yorker