Marital Obstacles | About Islam
Home > Tag: Marital Obstacles

Tag: Marital Obstacles

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 …

I Love My Wife, but She's Greedy

I Love My Wife, but She's Greedy

Answer: Salamu ‘Alaykum brother, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry to read about the troubles you are facing in your marriage. I ask Allah to help the both of you communicate more effectively and respect one another. Brother, you have mentioned that you and your wife are generally happy with one …

Husband Abandoned Me; I'm Left with Two Children

Husband Abandoned Me; I'm Left with Two Children

In this counseling answer: “I would suggest dear sister that you speak with an imam you trust, engage family for moral support and encouragement as well as continuing on your path to seek a divorce. While Allah dislikes divorce, He also hates lying, drug abuse, racism, and a husband not fulling his responsibilities.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum …

long distance relationship

Long Distance in Marriage: A Major Handicap

Answer: Wa `Alaikum As-salaam Sister, I read the sad story of your 3-year marriage. Long distance relationships seldom have a chance to mature into happy and healthy ones. On top of it, arranged marriages, where parents do not exercise care in properly checking out the prospective spouse and his/her family, tend to turn out to be total …

scale and apple

I Hate The Look of My Fat Husband

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for your question. While you state that his weight is a primary concern in your marriage, it seems that there are other deeper issues that are present in your marriage as well. First, let me address your question as to whether your attitude toward your husband is justified. What you feel …

Husband Doesn't Allow Me to Visit My Family

Husband Doesn't Allow Me to Visit My Family

In this counseling answer: “It is absolutely vital that both husband and wife learn to discuss and collaborate with each other, especially when it comes to differences. Do not wait until he asks you and initiates something. Be proactive and open.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. Since I am not an …

Feeling Trapped in a Miserable Marriage

Feeling Trapped in a Miserable Marriage

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry to hear about the current situation of your marriage. It appears that you and your husband are going through some major difficulties in such a short time. I ask Allah to help the both of you through this and to help …

Different Personalities in Marriage; How to Work Together?

Different Personalities in Marriage; How to Work Together?

In this counseling answer: “Ask yourself if you may be contributing to the problem. A man’s ultimate need in marriage is to feel respected. Does he feel respected, appreciated, and looked up to? Does he feel that you need him to take responsibility?” As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for your question. Although the marriage has already …

Husband Has a Bad Influence on Me

Husband Has a Bad Influence on Me

In this counseling answer: “until you find a marriage counselor, start by talking with your husband. Talk to him about your feelings. I also wonder if you both have any positive interactions with each other. Do you have fun with each other? Are there any good times between you and your husband? If so, how often and when …

Wife is Far, I’m Engaged in Porn and Masturbation

Wife is Far, I’m Engaged in Porn and Masturbation

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum Brother, As you know, Allah created sex not only for procreation but to fulfill humankind’s need for intimacy, but there are well-known consequences if a person engages in unlawful relationships, which include unwanted pregnancies, STD’s, family breakdown, and so on. The holy Quran considers extra-marital sexual relationships as a great sin. “Nor …



find out more!