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I'm Not Ready For Marriage, But My Parents Force Me

I'm Not Ready For Marriage, But My Parents Force Me

As-Salamu Aleikom, In this counseling answer, you will learn: Can parents force their child to get married? How can you decide when you are ready for a marriage? *** Watch more: Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general and purely based on the limited information provided in the question. In no …

Forced Marriage Has Ruined My Life

Forced Marriage Has Ruined My Life

In this counseling answer: • You can respectfully decline a request from your parents or show them kindness and care without obeying them. • Marriage is ultimately left to your own personal choice. Parents can at best only offer you advice or suggestions. • There is nothing wrong with looking for personality compatibility and attraction in a …

Married Under Parent's Pressure, But Now Wants Divorce

In this counseling answer: • Be a little more patient, try to find the good in your husband and realize that it has only been 4 months. •Focus on your new husband by getting to know him, spending time with him, bonding, getting closer, enjoying each others company as well as bonding as a family …

Parents Force Me to Marry a Hindu Guy

Parents Force Me to Marry a Hindu Guy

In this counseling answer: In Islam, no one can force a woman to marry. You need to explain to your parents that you are Muslim and you yourself have found one whom you wish to marry. You are an adult who is free to make her own decisions and choices. If they are not approachable, …

I Married My Love to Escape from a Forced Marriage

I Married My Love to Escape from a Forced Marriage

In this counseling answer: “If your parents are calling you do something wrong, you have to respectfully decline and make your own choice, which you did. Yes, we have to be good to our parents, but the line sometimes needs to be drawn when it becomes oppressive and/or abusive and one’s God-given rights are taken away.” …

She was Forced to Marry; I'm Still Waiting for Her

She was Forced to Marry; I'm Still Waiting for Her

In this counseling answer: “Whilst forced marriage is unacceptable in Islam, she is still legally married and, therefore, currently impermissible for you. Even if she can divorce, you will then need to wait the period of ‘iddah before you can ask for her hand in marriage.” Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh dear brother, This is …

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Father Pushed Me into Marriage & Left Me in a Mess

Answer:  As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah dear sister, I will try to answer your question by breaking the issues down. I appreciate the detail as it gives me more context. Your father: From your question, it seems that your partner choice was more your father’s choice than your own. There is nothing inherently wrong with our …

Should He Break His Engagement and Marry Me?

Should He Break His Engagement and Marry Me?

In this counseling answer: “I kindly suggest sister that you ask him to approach his parents to end the engagement and future marriage to this girl and state his intention to marry you. If needed, provide him with proofs to support his case. Give him a time frame to do this in and cut off …

Middle-Eastern Marriages: Like a Lottery?

Middle-Eastern Marriages: Like a Lottery?

In this counseling answer: “My advice is to honor the cultural customs so long as they do not infringe on the clear Islamic guidelines I have mentioned above. In case that happens, you must be open and communicate your needs to your family. You need to remind them and present to them the Islamic evidence for …

When Parents Force Their Child Into Marriage...

“I was married when I was only 12,” she said calmly and matter-of-factly, as we all let out small but audible gasps of surprise, “..when I was still studying in school. I was informed that I wouldn’t be enrolling into the new academic year.” She paused to reflect, then went on, “My teachers were in …



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