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Husband's Ex-Wife is Still Part of His Life

Husband's Ex-Wife is Still Part of His Life

In this counseling answer: “The question is, do you believe you have personal and religious grounds for divorce? Do you feel that if you move on from this marriage you are comfortable meeting God (swt) and being asked about your decision? Do you feel you can defend it? If so, then you need to decide …

I Feel I'm Just a Maid for My Husband

I Feel I'm Just a Maid for My Husband

In this counseling answer:  • Make istikharah to Allah for direction. • Ask your husband to attend marriage counseling with you to try to save the marriage. As Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, First, may Allah (swt) reward you for your piety and patience. You are a beautiful sister who deserves to be treated with kindness, love, and respect. You are …

Self-Confidence Crash: My Husband Stares at Other Women

Self-Confidence Crash: My Husband Stares at Other Women

In this counseling answer: Focus on your positive attributes such as maybe your smile, or your eyes, or your facial structure, and begin to look at yourself as a beautiful creation that Allah (swt) has made. Make a list of your good and beautiful aspects physically, emotionally, spiritually, and intellectually. Begin to walk in that …

My husband is Always Asking Me for Sex

My Husband is Always Asking Me for Sex

Salam Aleikom,  In this counseling video, you will learn: • Emotional threat to have sex is not OK • Sexual intercourse is not only a biological process; it’s a way to connect with your spouse • How to create a safe, intimate place for each other Watch more:

Often Scolding My Wife: Do I Have Mental Illness?

Often Scolding My Wife: Do I Have Mental Illness?

In this counseling answer: “Please, find a trusted psychiatrist or mental health professional in your area and find out if you are, indeed, suffering from a mental illness since you mentioned that some behaviors are uncontrollable. Please, do not hesitate to help yourself and to get the right kind of treatment to improve your overall …

What To Do When Your Husband Looks at Other Women

What To Do When Your Husband Looks at Other Women

In this counseling answer: Focus on your children, yourself, making du’aa’, and truly trusting that Allah will work this situation out. Take control in a positive and Islamic manner. Seek professional help and seek marriage guidance. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you, dear sister, for writing to us again. I am so sorry things have not gotten better. It …

Husband's Work Life is Killing Our Marriage

Husband's Work Life is Killing Our Marriage

In this counseling answer: Try to understand the difficulty your husband faces. Try to talk sensitively with him about your desires and rights as a wife. Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam dear sister, As a wife, you certainly have rights over your husband, including the right to spend time with him. Likewise, his parents have certain rights …

I Need Financial Independence from My Husband

I Need Financial Independence from My Husband

In this counseling answer: Open the conversation and find a middle ground between your positions. As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, A few points to consider regarding your own separate account and how to keep mutual respect and love. Your husband works long hours and this means he is probably stressed out often. This probably contributes to his …

A Husband: "I Feel Betrayed by The Person Closest to Me"

Husband: "I Feel Betrayed by The Person Closest to Me"

In this counseling answer: • I know it may be difficult and it’s a painful situation for you, but I would pick a time when things are calm and ask her what she wants from the marriage. • If you want to save your marriage brother, I will kindly suggest Insha’Allah you first work very …

Jealousy Impedes Our Marriage to Bloom

Jealousy Impedes Our Marriage to Bloom

In this counseling answer: Don’t be harsh on yourself for going through these times and for feeling what you feel. The first step in this direction is to look inside yourself and explore what might be the root of your own insecurities. Get to know this person well. Once you get this connection, you will feel love …



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