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  • My Husband

    When I imagined getting married I thought everything would be great. My husband would have a regular low-key job like me, we would stay in one area, and we would be with family. The marriage would not be perfect (because no marriage is) but we would have each other. In the end know I would know that my significant other is relatively safe in his boring job, and knowing he would be there every night was all I wanted. However, a spouse that came home every night is not what I got. I got married to a military man, and although I am not too shocked at how our life is, it is very different from what I wanted. I remember seeing television shows about military wives, and all those commercials about veterans. I also remember watching the news, and barley paying any attention to the status of what was going on in Iraq. There was always heartbreaking stories of those who had soldiers oversea, how some would appear on talk shows crying and carrying on about how much they missed their loved one. I was unaffected; it was not as though I did not care about how much these families felt. It was only that situation was not happening to me. I did not have a son or brother or sister or wife in Iraq so it was meaningless commiseration. I would tear up from time to time, think of these sad…

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  • Husbands And Wives

    THE DIVISION OF WORK WITHIN HOUSEHOLDS Article 1: Husbands' and Wives' Satisfaction with the Division of Labor Author(s): Mary Holland Benin and Joan Agostinelli Source: Journal of Marriage and Family, Vol. 50, No. 2 (May, 1988), pp. 349-361 Published by: National Council on Family Relations Stable URL: Accessed: 02-07-2015 09:01 UTC Introduction A study was conducted among dual employed couples to know their satisfaction level of division of labour within the…

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  • Husband Vs Wife

    An anonymous individual once said that, “A good wife with a bad husband can manage a home, a good husband with a bad wife will ruin a home, a bad wife with a bad husband is death, but a good wife with a good husband is life entirely (choose wisely).” Any relationship either between family, friends, or particularly spouses can be negative or positive regardless of whether there are social, political, or environmental factors, and personal or financial situations. Writers like Theodore Roethke,…

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  • Are Wives Object To Their Husband?

    Should Wives submit to their husbands? “Wives, submit to your own husband as to the Lord, for the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church. He is the savor of the body. Now as the church are to submit to Christ, so wives are to submit to their in husbands in everything” Ephesians 5:22. The Bible states that it says that wives should submit to their husbands. But what if a wife is a type of person who will not submit? There are more people who think that wives should…

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  • Injunction Against The Husband Essay

    4.4 Application for Injunction Against the Husband It is to be noted that a husband is required to treat his wife with kindness whether by action or by speech in compliance to the Quran . Al-Qurtubi (d.1273) has also quoted that a husband’s obligations towards his wife is to pay dower and maintenance to his wife, not frowning his wife for no reason, not speaking to his wife in a harsh manner and not to disclose his tendency to other woman other than his wife . Hence, using the Quranic verses ,…

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  • Why I Want A Husband

    want a husband that exceeds each and every expectation I possess. Contrary to the popular Beatles song, I want a husband who can “Buy Me Love”. Why? It’s simple. Since men make more than woman anyway I don’t see why my husband should not be able to pay for everything. I want a husband who picks up the check when we go out, I want a husband who can afford to let me use his credit card to shop for myself and others around the holidays, and I want a husband who can buy me a secure financial…

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  • Statement Repudiating The Rights Of Husbands

    This week's readings by John Stuart Mills, Sarah Stickney Ellis, Mary Ann Evans (George Eliot), and Queen Victoria all involved women's rights, and how this issue was seen by men and women alike. In Mills’ “Statement Repudiating the Rights of Husbands” he talks about how he doesn't agree with the British law concerning a women losing her rights to her husband upon marriage and doesn't wish this for his new wife. Ellis’ essay “The Women of England: Their Social Duties and Domestic Habits” she…

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  • Husband In The Yellow Wallpaper And The Painted Door

    The Role of Each Husband The husbands in “The Yellow Wall-paper” by Charlotte Perkins Stetson and “The Painted Door” by Sinclair Ross play a specific yet similar role. While they are very different they aim to make their wives feel better and loved. Their difference in each short novel are quite a few. While John from “The Painted Door” is a quiet gentleman, the husband from “The Yellow Wall-paper” also named John is very controlling and outspoken over his wife and her actions. Their…

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  • Anne Bradstreet's To My Dear And Loving Husband

    for her husband. She states in every line how her love is so complex to explain it in those twelve lines. In her first three lines she uses “If ever” as if she is explaining those lines within the couple as a whole. The title of the poem is exactly what the poem addresses “her dear and loving husband.” She really likes her husband and loves him because she uses “dear and loving” in the title. Love is unexplainable. The poem is opened up by the speaker stating the desire of her love that she have…

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  • An Ideal Husband Analysis

    Victorian literature was composed from roughly 1830-1900 under the reign of Queen Victoria of England. It is most often characterized by the hypocrisy of the social stratosphere and the precedence of good over evil. Victorian author Oscar Wilde, however, challenged the bounds of typical Victorian literature and ultimately “opened the door for the development of modernism” (Gutierrez-Folch). Two of his works, The Importance of Being Earnest and An Ideal Husband, portray Wilde’s ideas and…

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