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How to join queries

I can't figure this out. What I have is

Folder      Client      Name      PrimarySpouse
1002      1002      John Delight      1
1002      1002      Jane Delight      0
1024      1024      Peter Sheffen      1
2056      2056      Rock Smith      1
2056      2056      Rachel Smith      0
2056      4056      Child Smith      1

What I want is 3 columns with
Client      PrimarySpouseName      SecondSpouseName

To exclude chidren I use Where L.Client = L.Folder


This join doesn't work
SELECT TOP 100 L.client
FROM [NamAddr].[dbo].[tbClients] as L
Where L.Client = L.Folder and L.PrimarySpouse = 1
Join [NamAddr].[dbo].[tbClients] as R
On L.Client = R.Client
Where R.Client = R.Folder and R.PrimarySpouse = 0
Order by Client

How do I create a join with the wife on the same record as the husband?
Microsoft SQL Server

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TadSter

8/22/2022 - Mon
Kent Dyer

Wait..  What about UNION?  I think that is what you are looking for..

If memory serves, MS SQL wants to use a INNER JOIN..  You also have LEFT and RIGHT joins as well.

HTH,

Kent
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Wow! that's nice. But I also wanted the single Peter Sheffen in there. I am not sure how to modify the query to include him.
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Thank you so much for your help. I am grateful!
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