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Can the Wife Terminate the Marriage?

Can the Wife Terminate the Marriage?

Wa `alaykum as-salam warahmatullahi wabarakatuh. 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. Sister, thanks for your important question. We ask Allah Almighty to guide us all to the straight path of Islam. Divorce is one of the rights that Islam grants …

A husband and wife are partners in life’s principled and weighty mission, which extends beyond the confines of this world into the realm of the Hereafter.

Muslim Husband and Wife and Their Love Journey

A husband and wife are partners in life’s principled and weighty mission, which extends beyond the confines of this world into the realm of the Hereafter. That is why when Allah speaks about marriage and pair bonding of man and woman as the foundation of human society…

impossible Love

Impossible Love?

Salam (Peace), Thank you for sending us your question. When we are talking about love, this can mean many things to many people. Ask yourself what does love mean to you? From an Islamic perspective, love is something that will bring you closer to God, the Creator and Owner of love. Then ask yourself, why …

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Discretion In Weddings: Don’t ‘Show and Tell’

In the exciting, bittersweet and somewhat tumultuous days leading up to a wedding, the young bride and groom experience natural, human nervousness. They often have butterflies in their stomachs; their anticipation further compounded by the myriad of chores and errands to be done in preparation for the wedding. Their minds occupied by reveries of the …

A happy marriage between two individuals whom Allah has also blessed with guidance upon Islam, which remains successful even with the passage of time and the traversal of trials, is one such blessing.

How to Protect Your Marriage from the Evil Eye

“O Allah, protect them both from the eye.” I make this silent dua for the young, attractive-looking married Muslim couple onscreen, as I watch them flirt with and tease each other in their vlog on YouTube. I cast a glance at the number of subscribers on their channel…

I Caught My Husband Cheating, Now What?

I Caught My Husband Cheating, Now What?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing in. I am so sorry to hear of your situation with your husband. I can imagine it has brought you great pain, disappointment, and confusion. When our spouse cheats, it always reaches to the depths of our hearts with anguish. As your husband did, in fact, cheat …

Honoring in-laws in order to make marriage work heavily involves affording them a great deal of respect

4 Ways to Honor In-Laws and Make Marriage Work

Unlike your biological familial bonds that exist on the basis of the umbilical cord, you do not grow up cultivating and nurturing in-law relationships since childhood, having successfully reached a comfortable zone of closure and frankness with the passage of time…

You should try not to give up too soon on your marriage, especially if you have children with him/her and your marriage is still young

Why Are People Getting Divorced Quickly Nowadays?

Marriages lasted more back then. Could it be the modern-day increase in frequency and level of instant communication with others that has given the foundation of the institution of marriage a blow? The question is, is it even possible/correct to link some modern-day factors…

Divorce

Intimacy and Divorce before Nikah: `Iddah a Must?

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. Dear sister, thank you for your question and for being knowledgeable about Islam’s rulings. As for your question, if she had full intercourse …

How Can An Older Convert Find the Right Mate

How Can An Older Convert Find the Right Mate?

Salam Rosemary, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  First, I would like to welcome you to the Muslim community! May Allah always guide you and help you to live according to His laws.  It is true that different cultures and traditions have different expectations of marriage. It is also true that in some …



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