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Won't Marry

If I Can't Marry Her, I Won't Marry... Ever

Short Answer: Marriage helps both men and women stay away from adultery and raise the next generation of Muslims upon Islam. By default, all Muslim men, including you, should try to get married. Especially if they possess the means to do so. Why are you so convinced that if you cannot marry this particular girl, that you should not even try …


Getting a Divorce? Here Are Five Things to Consider

Divorce is a personal decision to be undertaken with great care and consideration. However, most will agree that in cases of harm or abuse of any sort – or in cases of abandonment, humiliation, control, and nonfulfillment of obligations – it is in a couple’s best interest in this life and the next to end …

Stand By Your Wife

You have to be fair and just to your wife. That means if your mother or father are being oppressive to her, you have to tell them to stop but in a loving way. Mufti Men reminds us.

Engaged Couples Talking on the phone

Engaged Couples Talking on the Phone: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- During the time of engagement, the man and woman are not married, so there are certain restrictions placed on …

infertile women

Does Islam Discourage Marrying Infertile Women?

Short Answer: Scholars are of the opinion that choosing a fertile woman is preferable, not obligatory. So any man who wishes to marry an infertile woman may do so. This also applies to men, i.e. a Muslim woman is not encouraged to marry an infertile man. ______________________________________ Asalaamu alaykum, and thank you for sending in …

child marriage

Delinking Child Marriage from Islam Is Key to Solving the Crisis

My mother-in-law was married at the age of 13. You might be tempted to think that she was probably the victim of the “Islamic law” she lived under. But if you were to think that, you would be totally wrong. My mother-in-law was raised Christian in the American South. My husband is a convert to …

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