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Divorce During Pregnancy or Menses: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Most of the jurists consider divorce during menses valid, although it is undesirable (makruh). 2- The divorce during pregnancy …

My Husband Has Many Girlfriends

My Husband Has Many Girlfriends

In this counseling answer: “If you want to save your marriage, seek marriage counseling. But iIf you remain married to him and he continues to cheat, not only are you at risk for repeated STD’s, but you are at risk for one of the deadliest STD, HIV.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing to us …

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I Thought He Was Pious, But It Was a Trick. Divorce?

Asalamu Alaikum Saira, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. After going through your question, I came to two realizations. The first is that your relationship with the man who is currently your husband through nikah kitab (Islamic wedding contract) did not start off in the best way. That is, it started off by you …

Shall I Divorce My Irreligious Husband?

Shall I Divorce My Irreligious Husband?

Answer: Wa ’Alaikum Salaam my dear sister in Islam, The fact that your husband did haram things before marriage made him unsuitable for you as a husband (as you are not a fornicator and he was). Because he does not pray, fast, etc., he is unsuitable for you as a husband and as a father …

My Dad Left Us; How Can I Trust Men?

My Dad Left Us; How Can I Trust Men?

As-Salamu ‘Aleikom, In this video, you will learn: – What’s the best thing to do after experiencing a trauma? – After being sexually and emotionally abused, when a girl should get married?  – How can therapy help? Salam, *** Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general and purely based on the limited …

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My Husband Abuses Me Emotionally, Should I Divorce Him?

In this counseling answer: “Sister, from all that you have said, it appears your husband is an angry, controlling man who really does not like women. The fact that you initially stated he wanted to marry you so you could help with his business is a big red flag. I don’t know what it is that …

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How to Moving forward After Divorce?

In this counseling answer: “Sister, as you are now divorced from him, I am wondering why this is an issue for you now?  You should be moving forward with your life and putting this bad experience behind you. This is a part of the healing process. If you are constantly thinking about him, the marriage, his …

I Want to Marry a Woman Who is Already Married

I Want to Marry a Woman Who is Already Married

In this counseling answer: “She has asked you not to communicate until she gets a divorce and you should respect this. Having this space away from her will put you in a better position to make more rational choices about the best way to move forward. Pray to Allah (swt) and make istikharah.” Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa …

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Why American Muslim Couples Opt For Divorce?

A stark reality is nibbling away at Muslim communities living in America. A veracity that shakes the foundation of not only a family but the society as a whole, which is known as divorce. According to Dr. Ilyas Ba-Yunus a sociologist based in New York, “the divorce rate of Muslims living in America in the …



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