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Thanks to My Parents, My Engagement Ended

Thanks to My Parents, My Engagement Ended

In this counseling answer: • Try to forgive yourself, forgive your family and forgive your ex-fiancée for ending the engagement. • While one’s socioeconomic status should not be the only deciding factor in marriage, it is beneficial for you to carefully think about what lifestyle you need to feel comfortable. • As the engagement is …

I Changed My Mind; I Want to Refuse This Proposal

I Changed My Mind; I Want to Refuse This Proposal

In this counseling answer: • If you are not attracted to him and prefer someone else, then this may make it difficult to develop relations between the two of you. • If you choose to decline the existing proposal, be sure to be kind in doing so since arrangements have already been made. • Make …

Pre-marriage

Before You Say 'I Do' :10-Step Pre-Marriage Checklist

Marriage decision is one of the most important decisions in one’s life. It’s not easy to know if you’re on the right track while searching for your other half. Here are 10 steps you can take to help lay down the building blocks of a strong and joyous marriage – or to weed out potential …

How Can We Speed Up Our Marriage Process?

How Can We Speed Up Our Marriage Process?

In this counseling answer: “Seek Allah’s guidance through prayer, talk with your fiancé and both your parents about possible solutions. If none can be found and this man is halal for you and will make a good Islamic husband, I kindly suggest that you do not delay your marriage. It is, after all, your lives, …

engagement tips

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. …



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