[LMB] OT: Re: Terms for Cohabitation (was Re: parental leave)

Kiri Aradia Morgan tiamat at tsoft.com
Tue, 19 Feb 2002 15:03:08 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, Mark A Mandel wrote:

> 	[me, Mark M]
> #> One use I've heard around here is "secondary". X & Y, who are living
> #> together, are each other's primary, and Z (who is living with her
> #> boyfriend/fiance W) is their secondary.
> 	[Kiri]
> #That's very common, but a lot of people (like me) find it objectionable.
> #
> (Shrug.) All of them use the term and seem to be happy with it. Who am I
> to complain?

Marna asked for terminology.  You said that a lot of people use this type
of terminology.  I wanted to point out that there are those who don't care
for it, and that using it offends some people; I know I'm not the only one
who feels this way.

Kiri  ^_^

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