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In Marriage, Pick Your Battles

Conflict is a part of life. It exists in most relationships and it is not necessarily bad. Whenever you put two unique individuals together, you are going to have two persons who don’t always see eye-to-eye.

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When to Give Your Spouse the ‘Silent Treatment’?

A husband comes home from work. His wife is silent, giving muted, monosyllabic replies to his cheerful banter. “What’s wrong?” He asks. No response. “Is it something I said?” Still no reply. By now he is racking his brain, going over the events of the past week to fish out the possible reason for his …

Why Do I Have to Beg My Wife for Sex

Why Do I Have to Beg My Wife for Sex?

Answer: Wa ’Alaikum Salaam dear brother in Islam, Thank you for asking us and seeking to do the right thing. You are suffering, and instead of assuming that you can just leave your marriage, which is causing you so much suffering, you are trying to find out if that is right. I respect you so much …

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Top 10 Reasons Why Marriage Fails

Marriage like any other relationship is never perfect. Even the best of marriages tumble. Most experts agree that the key to a successful and loving marriage is hard work, commitment and constant re-evaluation of our expectations in addition to how we communicate. Sounds easy enough, but in reality, it’s easier saying than doing. Speaking to …

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Just For Husbands!

Have you cleaned the house? Is dinner ready? Have you fed the kids? Did you wash my clothes? These are some of the questions that women hear, day in and day out, from husbands who assert that wives are nothing more than servants and baby machines. But a wife is neither. Nevertheless, amidst busy schedules …

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Dear Future Wives: Here Are 10 Tips for a Successful Marriage

Let’s be honest. You are no more daddy’s girl who can do whatever she wants at anytime! You are not living by your self and hanging the “Don’t disturb” signal on your door. Those days are gone.. You are now a grown up young lady who is getting married Masha’Allah 🙂 Marriage is a great transition …

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You Were a Spouse Before You Became a Parent

Escapism is officially defined as: Es·cap·ism (-skpzm) n. The tendency to escape from daily reality or routine by indulging in daydreaming, fantasy, or entertainment. *** He arrives home at 8:30 p.m, exhausted from the day’s work. As he shuts the front door gently, she hears him enter, totally engrossed in the latest plot twist of the …

Number-One Killer in Intimate Relationships

Number-One Killer in Intimate Relationships

Answer: From counselor Najma M. Adam: As-Salamu `Alaykum,  What happened during the first ten days of marriage is quite normal. Usually, at the beginning of marital relationships, the sexual urge is quite high, but you should not be deceived into thinking that this is the usual; nevertheless, not touching you for two months is quite …

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Passion NOT Needed In Marriage?

Married couples have expectations within their marriage. Personal values, parental influence, culture and even media shape these expectations. For some, the media portrayal of relationships even in a cultural value system that is not their own, does nothing to deter their expectations of those same standards in their relationship. In fact, a study by Dr. …

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10 Questions Couples Should Ask Before Having Sex

Physical Intimacy is a highly important part of marital life. In Islam, marriage is the only means through which one can satisfy their sexual needs. Giving pleasure to one’s spouse is a highly rewarding deed. Marriage itself is viewed in Islam as the longest, most continuous act of worship a Muslim will perform in the …



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