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In love with a Muslim

I'm a non-Muslim, But I Love a Muslim Man

In this counseling answer: • Love requires sacrifice, communication, compromise, trust that grows stronger over time. • Allow yourself to heal from this ordeal. • Spend time with positive people. • Know what you want in a significant other. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. It is apparent that you are heartbroken about your recent break-up …


"Yes, He is Our Husband"

I wonder if there is something wrong in the way we are because it seems so unusual to love one’s husband’s other wife so much.

Marriage, Parents, In-laws

What to Do When Parents Oppose Our Marriage?

In this counseling answer: You have made the right choice to begin by taking this to Allah and asking Him to change their hearts. Perhaps you could ask your parents, or him to organize a meeting between the 2 families to discuss the matter. You might think of introducing a third party who can educate …

Marriage Is Hard Work, Not a Disney Romantic Movie

Marriage Is Hard Work, Not a Disney Romantic Movie

Most of us girls have dreamt of the big day; we have all imagined ourselves as brides, dressed in a fluffy white dress, surrounded by flowers, and having our cheeks burning red from the hundreds of eyes following our steps. YES! It’s the wedding day. Watching Disney movies when we were younger, most of us …

Arranged Marriage: Out of Date or Best Option?

Arranged Marriage: Out of Date or Best Option?

Nina was 18 when she went to University, pursuing her dream in Interior Designing. She did not have plans to marry until she graduated, but she met a “friend” the following year from the next faculty. They decided to marry after graduation and she slowly broke the news to her parents. Her parents initially were …

Is Marriage The Solution for My Financial Problems?

Is Marriage The Solution for My Financial Problems?

In this counseling answer: “If you are sincerely trying to attain a goal in life, certain tough circumstances will slow you down. But they will not make it impossible to attain what you sincerely desire.” As-Salamu Alaikum dear sister, Bad things are bound to happen in life, and so are good things. Sometimes, good stems …

A Man in Love with a Married Woman

A Man in Love with a Married Woman: Allowed?

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- Islam is the religion of morality, decency, and purity. Muslims are people of values and good ethics. 2- Therefore, …

Atheist Loves a Muslim

Atheist Loves a Muslim: What Should She Do?

Salaam Amanda, and thank you for your question. I appreciate you trusting us enough to answer this very personal, important question. I hope that my response will be useful to you and your friend. Muslims Instructed to Marry Other Muslims In general, according to traditional Islamic law, Muslims are not supposed to marry people that …

Potential Spouse

Where to Look For a Potential Spouse?

Asalaamu alaykum, and thank you for sending in your question to our website. It is heartening and pleasing to note, sister, that your whole family has reaffirmed their faith in Islam, independently, perhaps as a consequence of living as a nuclear family unit in a foreign country. This is indeed a great blessing of Allah …

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