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Can I Reject a Proposal Because He Lives Abroad?

Can I Reject a Proposal Because He Lives Abroad?

In this counseling answer: • You have the right in Islam to reject any marriage proposal that you are not comfortable with. • I will kindly suggest dear sister that you not reject the marriage proposal but instead get to know him first. This can be done in a halal way along with your parents or …

Ex-Husband vs. a Foreigner: Whom to Marry?

Ex-Husband vs. a Foreigner: Whom to Marry?

In this counseling answer: Put off any decisions until you’ve done your emotional homework regarding how you feel about each man. Analyze their reactions to your decision to take this time to reflect. As-Salamu Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing to us with your concerns about marriage. You stated that you have been facing a big …

How to Get Married - Without Dating First!

How to Get Married - Without Dating First!

On February 10 2018, Shaykh Daood Butt gave a presentation at the first Marriage Conference ever held in Kenya on how to make marriage a ‘lifelong honeymoon.’ While in Montreal, Shaykh Daood was involved in various Da’wah activities including lectures and khutbah in English, French, and Arabic. In 2015 he was awarded Imam of the Year …

Divorced

Divorced and Scared of Getting Married Again

In this counseling answer: “If you fear that maybe he is not as pious as he seems and you are worried he is lying to you, then there are things you can do to be more sure this doesn’t happen. Your parents can speak to his friends and family to get a better idea of the background …

Marriage at the Crossroads: Who to Choose?

Marriage at the Crossroads: Who to Choose?

In this counseling answer: “It’s important to keep in mind that it may not be wise to continue rejecting proposals while waiting for one that may not come through. Ultimately, trust that Allah is the Best of Planners and will choose the best spouse for you.  As mentioned, make lots of du’aa’ and pray that Allah facilitates …

Marriage

I Find It Difficult to Accept Any Marriage Proposal

In this counseling answer: “Firstly, by narrowing down your criteria and basing your judgment just on the most important things and leaving all the smaller things. Secondly, remembering the importance of marriage and the protection it brings, regardless of if the spouse fulfills our own desirable characteristics.” Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatulahi wa barakatuh sister, Marriage …

Marriage Proposals Full of High Expectations

In this counseling answer: “Believe that Allah wants the best for you. It may be that Allah wants you to wait a bit more because He wants you to have more time for yourself to reach your goals and personal dreams.” Salamu ‘Alaykum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. You are absolutely right …

A Muslim Guy Promised Marriage, Then Left Me

A Muslim Guy Promised Marriage, Then Left Me

In this counseling answer: “We, Muslims believe that everything happens for a reason and this is for our benefit even if we, with the limited capacity of our mind, cannot see it. Why would you spend even a minute with someone who is not serious about taking the responsibility of being your husband? It will take some …

I Prayed Istikharah for Marriage Then She Called Me: Is It a Sign?

I Prayed Istikharah for Marriage Then She Called Me: Is It a Sign?

In this counseling answer: Anything that facilitates moving forward with a proposal to her could potentially be a sign. It does not have to come in the form of a dream. If obstacles seem to stand in the way of moving forward with the marriage, then this could, indeed, be a sign that it is not meant …

I Can't Find a Religious Man to Marry

I Can't Find a Religious Man to Marry

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing in. Marriage is very important in Islam, and it is incumbent upon us to marry one who follows Islam and is Islamically acceptable. Sister, while I am not well learned about your culture in India, I do know that it is the man who gives the women …



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