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
... A wife must abstain from it should her husband demand it, and may seek divorce over it if her husband persists or tries to force her, as the act is ... nullify the marriage, and the wife must seek divorce in order to separate from the husband ...
Pat Nixon - Marriage and Family - Early Campaigns
... Pat campaigned at her husband's side in 1946 when he entered politics, running successfully for a seat in the United States House of Representatives ... When asked about her husband's career, Pat once stated, "The only thing I could do was help him, but was not a life I would have chosen." Pat participated in the campaign by doing research on his opponent ... During the next six years, Pat saw her husband move from the U.S ...
Nancy Sorrell
... and was later joined in the jungle by her husband ... Sorrell and her husband had twin girls, Elizabeth and Nell on May 25, 2006 ... on the BBC's popular Hole In The Wall with her husband Jim ...
Pat Nixon - Wife of The Vice President, 1953–1961
... campaign of 1952 Pat Nixon's attitude toward politics changed when her husband was accused of accepting illegal campaign contributions ... her she would look good in anything." Pat Nixon accompanied her husband abroad in his vice presidential years ... long her day has been." A year and a half later, during her husband's campaign for the presidency, The New York Times called her "a paragon of wifely virtues ...
Hazel Carter
... a ship to France to stay with her soldier husband, Corporal John Carter ... When her husband was to be sent overseas, she tried to join the Red Cross so she could be near him, but was not accepted ... She died while her husband, John, was still overseas ...

Famous quotes containing the word husband:

    It is with blows dealt by public contempt that a husband kills his wife in the nineteenth century; it is by shutting the doors of all the drawing-rooms in her face.
    Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783–1842)

    I think every woman’s entitled to a middle husband she can forget.
    Adela Rogers St. Johns (b. 1893)

    If the husband dies, she is free to be married to whom she wishes.... But in my judgment she is happier if she remains as she is.
    Bible: New Testament (RSV)