"Yeah, I liked it, but the part that makes the rest of it work, for me, anyway, is the line about not wanting anything else to change. It just rings true. And because the rest of the piece is so guarded, it feels like it just slipped out, which makes it seem even more true." (6.49)
Right away, Marisol zeroes in on the truth and repeats it. She's not interested in what John wants people to take away from the story; she's only spending time on what she believes the truth is. And guess what? She's right—John doesn't want his home life to change.