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Marriage Issues and Parents’ Will: Can I Stay Unmarried?

Short Answer:  Forcing someone into marriage against their will is not allowed in Islam. Parents cannot also forbid their children to marry without legitimate reason. There is no doubt that marriage is recommended in Islam. But if you are unable to find a suitable partner, it would be better not to marry. _____________________________________ Salaam alaykum sister, Thank you …

Can I Marry a Divorced Woman with 3 Kids?

Can I Marry a Divorced Woman with 3 Kids?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: There is no problem of getting married to a divorced woman who has kids. If you do it sincerely for the sake of helping her …

What Are the Conditions of a Valid Marriage?

What Are the Conditions of a Valid Marriage?

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- The marriage of a man and a woman is not just a financial and physical arrangement of living together but a sacred contract, a gift …

What Are the Qualities to Look for in a Spouse?

What Are the Qualities to Look for in Spouse?

Wa`alykum As-Salaam Warahmatullahi Wabarakaatuh. 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: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “A woman is married for four things, i.e., her wealth, her family status, her beauty, and her …

Getting Married Secretly Without Witnesses

Getting Married Secretly Without Witnesses: 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- Marriage is a sacred bond and in order for it to be valid, there are certain conditions that must be fulfilled. 2- A secret marriage without …

Halal Ways for Converts to Find a Spouse

Halal Ways for Converts to Find a Spouse in the Modern World?

Short Answer: Islam is flexible because life is varied and always in flux. If Islam is truly meant for all of human kind until the end of time, it has to be flexible in some ways. Having an arranged marriage is not the only Islamically sanctioned kind of marriage. If you intend to marry, you should be …



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