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Hunting for My Other Half (Q&A Folder)

Hunting for My Other Half (Q&A Folder)

Getting married is one of the biggest transitions in one’s life. Therefore, one needs to be very thoughtful when it’s time to make the final decision: whom I want to live the rest of my life (and the Hereafter) with? Muslim youth can face many difficulties until they find the answer. One of the biggest …

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?

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. • Take some quiet time with yourself to do some writing, some reflecting, and some …

He Hugs His Female Friends; Shall I Marry Him?

He Hugs His Female Friends; Shall I Marry Him?

In this counseling answer: • Set aside time to speak with him about these issues, but don’t approach the topics in a demanding or blaming way. • Consider pre-marital counseling. • Ultimately, if he refuses to compromise on these issues, then this is a red flag for you concerning the future. • Pray istikhara and don’t be …

4 Qualities to Look for in Your Future Wife

4 Qualities to Look for in Your Future Wife

When a man is looking for his future wife he is often pulled in at least three directions: what he feels he wants, what his family feels is best and what is truly best for him (speaking Islamically, of course). Hopefully he can do a little leg work and planning to get these streams aligned. …

talking with another girl

After Engagement, He Still Talks to Another Girl

In this counseling answer: • You need to decide if his other relationship is a deal breaker. If you believe that it is, then you have to communicate that to him and stay committed to yourself. • You must learn to love and value yourself before anyone else does. Appreciate yourself, build your self-esteem, and be …

Fiancé Is Still Unsure Whether He Wants to Marry Me

Fiancé Is Still Unsure Whether He Wants to Marry Me

In this counseling answer: • Do not make the decision to marry hastily or under pressure from any side. Do it only if you are totally convinced and comfortable with it. • It is important that you have some degree of compatibility and mutual understanding regarding things. But most importantly, it is vital that your …

We Stopped Talking So That Our Future Marriage Is Blessed

We Stopped Talking So That Our Future Marriage Is Blessed

In this counseling answer: • It is always advisable in these situations to pray istikhara and ask Allah to guide you. • Meet him and his family with you and yours so that you can get to know him properly in an acceptable way. • Keep Allah close and He will surely guide you in the right …

I Dislike Getting Married; I Don’t Want to Compromise

I Dislike Getting Married; I Don’t Want to Compromise

In this counseling answer: • In Islam, there is also balance. We are to have a balance in our lives for us to be productive, caring members of a community, get married Insha’Allah, have a family if one desires, as well as build a foundation for ourselves regarding career, family, and serving Allah. • Start a …

After a Breakup, How Can I Win Her Heart Back?

After a Breakup, How Can I Win Her Heart Back?

Salam Aleikom, In this counseling video, you will learn: • Ask Allah for guidance • Be clear about your plan, your vision for your future • Ask yourself: why do you want to marry her? Also, what will you bring to her life? *** Watch More: Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in …



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