SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Increasingly Significant Issue
TlhovwI at AOL.COM
Mon May 6 06:44:01 UTC 2002
I still can't handle "partner" for heterosexual relationships. When this
thread first popped up my >>main squeeze<< and I were talking to someone and
he mentioned his "partner", Chris. We both assumed he was talking about a
man. Later, he mentioned that SHE (Chris) was giving a presentation that day
and we both freaked out. We then assumed it was a business relationship. It
wasn't; the two are married.
Unfortunately, this entire thing annoyed me and seemed like a setup.
Afterall, here was a man, married to a woman name Christine, and he mentioned
her as "his partner Chris". It seemed intentionally misleading.
Douglas S. Bigham
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
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