Wife? What to call her once you get married

Cynthia Nixon (right) and wife Christine Marinoni Photo: HRC/ WENN

Cynthia Nixon (right) and her… wife!… Christine Marinoni. What do you think they call each other?
Photo: HRC/ WENN


Ever since I got married in January, I seem to have developed a bit of a stutter. Every time I have to introduce my wife or make reference to her (which feels like it is at least once every hour), I find myself stammering and tripping over the word “wife.” What is my problem? Why can’t I just say “wife” proudly and audibly like a self-respecting married lesbian?

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