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Why does the word “husband” equal male? I take exception to this. My husband is a woman. She fills the traditional role of the husband in our family. She is the bread-winner, the handyman, the protector, and the controller of the remote. She does not want to be a man, but she does feel most comfortable doing what are traditionally male things.
I am the home-maker, the dog-mom, the doer of the laundry. No one seems to have a problem when I am referred to as her wife, but when I refer to her as my husband, I am corrected. People actually say to me “You mean your wife.” Not even as a question, like “You mean your wife?” No, they are positive that I have gotten it wrong and that it is their duty to correct me. Sometimes when this happens I refer to her as my “husbian”. Then…
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