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    For me personally, DH was never my partner. He was my boyfriend, then my fiance, and then my husband. I hate the term partner.

    But, I would consider that if a couple have moved in together, and aren't engaged, then they are partners. I have friends who are in this position, and they call themselves partners, so I do as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by juf84 View Post
    For me personally, DH was never my partner. He was my boyfriend, then my fiance, and then my husband. I hate the term partner.

    But, I would consider that if a couple have moved in together, and aren't engaged, then they are partners. I have friends who are in this position, and they call themselves partners, so I do as well.
    This was the same. DH was never called my partner. Boyfriend (even when we were living together, then fiance, then husband.

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    When you've been together so long that boyfriend sounds tacky or you've got a house or children together, IMO.

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    Haven't read all of the replies, but my criteria for partner is:
    -Must be making plans together for the future
    -Have passed the honeymoon phase / faced a reasonable hurdle in the relationship
    -Seen each other at your worst (ugly cry, really angry. jealous, vomitting)
    -Support the other through something difficult



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    farted in front of each other

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    I'd say when living together!


 

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