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Engagement Ended Abruptly, Life Turned Upside Down

Engagement Ended Abruptly, Life Turned Upside Down

ِAnswer: Wa ‘Alaykum As-Salam Sister, When we put our time, our hope and ourselves into a future that we believe in only to discover that our future does not unfold the way we have imagined, we do become very disappointed. This is a normal human response to a life circumstance. The rude awakening of the …

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Dos and Don’ts During Engagement

The rules governing the engagement period in Islam are often clouded by various cultural practices and family traditions, leaving many engaged couples invariably confused.

Fiancé Cheated on Me: Shall I Trust Him?

Fiancé Cheated on Me: Shall I Trust Him?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister,  Thank you for writing to us. It is a difficult decision; however we can break it down as follows. What is his character? So far you have stated that he has committed zinawith other girls. While he stated he “left that for you”, what about leaving it for Islam, for Allah, …

Which Girl Shall I Marry?

Which Girl Shall I Marry?

In this counseling answer: “Istikhara is a means of asking Allah to guide you. If something is meant for you then everything will happen to enable this outcome to occur. If it is not meant to be, then Allah will place obstacles in your way or change your heart in such a way that you will …

Prophetcy about Future Marriage: Shall I Consider It?

Prophetcy about Future Marriage: Shall I Consider It?

In this counseling answer: “Understanding the intention of the counselor may also help you greatly in making a decision as to whether it is best to obey your mother and leave the relationship or continue and leave it to Allah. Consider both potential outcomes and consider the benefits and weaknesses of taking each path. Ultimately, …

I Hate My Fiancé But Can't Break Up

I Hate My Fiancé But Can't Break Up

Answer: As–Salamu `Alaikum, Dear sister, thank you for writing us with your question. It is a bit difficult from this end to understand why you are not interested in marrying this man. Is it because he was arranged by your family? I didn’t get a clear picture of that from your question. I think you …

How to Approach My Parents to Marry Me Off?

How to Approach My Parents to Marry Me Off?

Answer: Wa ‘Alaykum As-Salam dear sister, Thank you for your question. When it comes to marriage, here are some things to consider. When a woman selects a husband in Islam, the Prophet told us: “If someone whose character and religion please you comes to you (with a proposal), you should marry him (to your single …

He Promised Marriage, Then Left Me

He Promised Marriage, Then Left Me

In this counseling answer: “Now is not the time to fall into despair and sadness, but a time to decide what direction your life is going to take. Are you going from here out to start behaving like a young lady or a careless teenager? Only you can decide what direction you will go.” As- …

Fiance Says I'm Not 'Talented' Enough

Fiance Says I'm Not 'Talented' Enough

In this counseling answer: “If you feel that your fiancé will be a critical spouse, one that is unhappy with what you have to offer but rather pushes you to be someone you are not, then you may have to give this union more thought.” Wa `Alaykum As-Salaam, I commend you for having a balanced …



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