"He feels stuck in a body that just doesn't work"
Two British families have lost their challenges to the law covering the right to ask for help to die: http://bbc.in/13m43tn
But a paralysed man identified only as Martin has won his case, seeking clearer guidance on whether to prosecute health workers who assist someone to end their life.
Martin's wife told BBC Radio 4's The World At One why this was a significant development.
Her words are spoken by somebody else, in order to protect her identity.