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Wife's Ultimatum: She or My Mother

Wife's Ultimatum: She or My Mother

In this counseling answer: “You will need to talk to your wife and your mother separately and deal with the issues they face with each other. The blame game will not get anyone anywhere. Your mother can’t make your wife feel inferior and vice versa.” As-Salaamu ’Alaikum brother, May God make it easy for you. The …

My Husband Thinks He’s Always Right

My Husband Thinks He’s Always Right

Salam Aleikom, In this counseling video, you will learn: • What questions you should ask yourself before going ahead with a divorce. • Why taking a break might be beneficial. • Date nights is one of the best ways to strengthen a marriage. Watch more: *** Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response …

Lack of Romance Due to Wife's Bad Breath

Lack of Romance Due to Wife's Bad Breath

In this counseling answer: “Constant bad breath is not normal and needs to be addressed not only for your enjoyment of her essence but more importantly for her health.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum brother, I admire your love and passion for your wife after all these years; it is, indeed, a precious gift. I am sorry to …

Husband Ignores Me All Day Every Day

Husband Ignores Me All Day Every Day

In this counseling answer: “At the right time, genuinely mention to him that you have noticed an obvious change in his behavior and as a loving wife, you are eager to help him overcome whatever difficulty he is facing. Be a good listener; show him love, empathy, and understanding just as you would wish for …

In-Laws Interfere in Our Private Life

In-Laws Interfere in Our Private Life

In this counseling answer: “The comments that you are hearing are still unacceptable. As a newlywed living with your in-laws, your husband must be your spokesperson. You must tell your husband how you feel about the comments that are said to you and talk about how he can help stop them. After all, he is …

I Feared of Loneliness, So I Got Married

I Feared of Loneliness, So I Got Married

In this counseling answer: “When one of the spouses becomes abusive and inflicts physical, mental, or emotional torture, and is not willing to change by taking practical measures through therapy or counseling, then it is a valid reason for seeking divorce.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing to us. I am sorry to hear …

Mother-in-Law Accuses Me of Lying

Mother-in-Law Accuses Me of Lying

In this counseling answer: “Seek marriage counseling even with a non-Muslim if a Muslim counselor is not available. We get treatment from non-Muslim doctors when we are ill, so certainly we should seek counseling for our personal and marital problems even if a Muslim counselor is not available.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for sending us your …

Can a Long-Distance Interfaith Marriage Work?

Can a Long-Distance Interfaith Marriage Work?

In this counseling answer: “Can an interfaith marriage work between a Muslim and a non-Muslim believer? Yes, it can, but it can become very challenging. So, to protect against surprises, talk about your differences before marriage to see if you can work them out such as the issue of holidays.” As-Salamu Alaikom, Peace to you, If …

Husband Has No Love for Me

Husband Has No Love for Me

In this counseling answer: • See a marriage counselor get to the root of the problems. • You, your husband and children would function better as a family if you lived in your own home, separate from your mother in law. Salamu ‘Alaikum, Thank you for writing to us. I am sorry to hear of …



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