Thing a Day
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Thing a Day

Why I Call My Wife My Partner

Language matters.

Photo by Yoav Hornung on Unsplash

If you’ve read some of my articles, particularly the ones about my wife, you will see that I refer to her as my “partner” or “spouse” more often than as my wife. This is intentional, and it’s not because I don’t like her.

I believe that the language we use in life matters. As someone who studied writing in college and who writes for a job, I think this…




In which I write one thing each day.

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.

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