Husband

A husband is a male lifetime partner in a marital relationship. The rights and obligations of the husband regarding his spouse and others, and his status in the community and in law, vary between cultures and has varied over time. In a heterosexual relationship, a man's spouse would be his wife.

Read more about HusbandOrigin and Etymology, Related Terms, Other Cultures, Gender and The Role of Husband, Expectation of Fidelity

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Islamic Sexual Jurisprudence - Sodomy
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Pat Nixon - Marriage and Family - Early Campaigns
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Famous quotes containing the word husband:

    My second husband was an American. We traveled all over the world and everywhere we went he would say to people, “I am an American. I am an American.” They finally shot him in one of those Eastern countries.
    John Paxton (1911–1985)

    Finishing schools in the fifties were a good place to store girls for a few years before marrying them off, a satisfactory rest stop between college weekends spent husband hunting. It was a haven for those of us adept at styling each other’s hair, playing canasta, and chain smoking Pall Mall extra-long cigarettes.
    Barbara Howar (b. 1934)