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How Do You Know When Your Marriage Is Over?

How Do You Know When Your Marriage Is Over?

In this counseling answer: “Overall, to begin with, it’s a good idea to take a step back and understand some things that you can often forget about when feeling this way. Understanding things from his perspective, as well as understanding exactly why you feel jealous, can be the first step towards overcoming your present difficulties.” As-Salamu …

I'm Afraid This Marriage Won't Work Out

I'm Afraid This Marriage Won't Work Out

Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh, Ma sha’ Allah, you are seeking to marry a spouse and things seem to be going to plan. However, you have concerns about whether it will work out. Without passing judgment as a human being but reminding you of Allah’s rules, contact between a man and woman, without …

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Marital Rape OK within Islamic Marriage?!

Salam Dear Bethany, Thank you for your interesting question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Context: Sexual Pleasure for Both Parties First, the Quranic verse that you mentioned has a completely different interpretation than the one you thought of. It doesn’t mean any sense of sexual exploitation. Actually, it was revealed on the occasion that some of …

How to Deal with a Narcissist Family Member?

How to Deal with a Narcissist Family Member?

In this counseling answer: “Don’t cut ties with family members who appear to have bad attitudes, but do limit contact. Any contact you do have, make sure to stay firm in your Islamic values and speak well with them or remain silent if you can’t.” Wa ’Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh brother, Assuming that all …

My Wife's Dating Another Man; Shall I Divorce Her?

My Wife's Dating Another Man; Shall I Divorce Her?

In this counseling answer: If marriage is truly healthy, there would be no reason for the wife to need an emotional crutch in the form of another man. Therefore, the counselor advises the brother to take a good long look at himself and then have a serious heart to heart conversation with his wife about …

How to React to a Husband's Flirting with Other Women

How to React to a Husband's Flirting with Other Women

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Aleikom sister, Thank you for contacting us regarding your concern. Unfortunately, flirting is a common problem in every society, but it doesn’t mean that it is permitted in Islam. Your husband engages in a haram action by talking to non-mahram women. Having friendship with the opposite gender can lead to lustful thoughts, flirtatious …

So Enclosed in My Village: How Can I Ever Marry

So Enclosed in My Village: How Can I Ever Marry?

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We pray to God the Almighty to make a way out for you from your dilemma. First let’s agree that Islam is not to be judged by people’s practices. Islam is different from what people do. Islam is about enjoying …



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