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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.

Do's & Don'ts During Engagement

Getting engaged is an exciting time and a big step. But make sure you do it right! Check out these tips! Dos and Don’ts During Engagement

After 2 Years of Engagement, Shall I Still Wait for Him?

After 2 Years of Engagement, Shall I Still Wait for Him?

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam sister, Alhamdulillah, it is pleasing to read that you are doing all you can to get closer to Allah (swt). It is also good to read when someone is guided to the straight path of Islam and is even willing to give up their career if it is not in line …

Can I Sever Ties with An Abusive Father?

Can I Sever Ties with an Abusive Father?

In this counseling answer: •You could get in contact with someone from the local mosque who may be willing to spend time with your dad more casually to be a positive influence on him this could be helpful. •You have found someone that you want to marry so you have the chance now tons tart …

I Feel Bad for Breaking Up My Engagement

I Feel Bad for Breaking Up My Engagement

In this counseling answer: • It is important to establish as best as possible mutual commonalities and values. This can only be done by getting to know the person in a halal setting. • Perhaps you just need to work on your confidence levels as well as your self-esteem and what you do bring to a …

Get Married Now or Wait Until She Graduates

Get Married Now or Wait Until She Graduates

In this counseling answer: • We want to remind you that frank communication and trust in Allah are going to help you come through this situation, and nothing else. • We do not encourage prolonged engagements but suggest that you consider performing the nikkah (marriage contract) and waiting until she finishes her studies to actually live together. …

Whom Shall I Marry: Ex Wife or Fiancée?

Whom Shall I Marry: Ex Wife or Fiancée?

In this counseling answer: • Neither woman should be married out of guilt. • Think about who you can best honor and cherish and love for the sake of Allah. • Consider your own future, potential children, and a family. As-Salam Aleikom, Thank you for your question and reaching out for some support. I appreciate the fact …

Shall I Refuse My Friend's Marriage Proposal?

Shall I Refuse My Friend's Marriage Proposal?

In this counseling answer: Honestly examine your feelings when it comes to yourself and how to view other people. How do you feel about yourself as a woman? As a Muslim? What are your life goals? What do you wish to improve about your character? How do you think others perceive you? Taking your time and getting …

I Feel Ashamed of My Uneducated Fiancé

I Feel Ashamed of My Uneducated Fiancé

In this counseling answer: • Do you really need a highly qualified partner despite the excellent character he might possess? • Stop comparing your life with others because it will bring a fall. • You need to decide who you want in life. Dear sister, Love and attraction have great depth, and the love of …

Finding a Husband: How Much to Compromise?

Finding a Husband: How Much to Compromise?

In this counseling answer: • Think about what the most important requirements are for you and how well the brother meets these standards. • Find out from him to what extent he is willing to compromise, too. • Pray to Allah that He guides you to the right decision. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Certainly, this is …



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