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Of a man, thoroughly and continually dominated, intimidated, bullied, or browbeaten by a woman, especially his wife or girlfriend. John used to be the most adventurous, spontaneous guy I knew, but since he got married, he's become totally henpecked. I hope I never become some henpecked husband like my father was.
See also: henpeck

a good husband makes a good wife

If a husband treats his wife well, she will treat him well in return. I do the dishes because it gives Shannon much needed time to relax, and a good husband makes a good wife.
See also: good, husband, make, wife

A good husband makes a good wife.

 and A good Jack makes a good Jill.
Prov. If a husband or man wants his wife or girlfriend to be respectful and loving to him, he should be respectful and loving to her. Don't blame your wife for being short-tempered with you; you've been so unpleasant to her lately. A good husband makes a good wife.
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Navy husbanding contractors were invited to participate in panel discussions during designated portions of the conference.
Contracts for husbanding varies from one geographic region to another and often is driven by policies, procedures and preferences of each fleet commander and the associated FISC.
Improved husbanding support will support a reduction in crew sizes, increased Antiterrorism and Force Protection (ATFP) requirements, operations other than war, and relief missions.
A forum of husbanding contractor representatives also offered Navy representatives an opportunity to gain a better appreciation of industry's perspectives and benefit from its experiences prior to initiating transformation of the Navy's husbanding process and associated contract vehicles.
The way ahead for NAVSUP husbanding support includes maintaining momentum by establishing a joint working group and maintaining open lines of communication across stakeholder agencies in order to explore further efficiencies for the Navy.