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Top 10 Reasons Why Marriage Fails

Marriage like any other relationship is never perfect. Even the best of marriages tumble. Most experts agree that the key to a successful and loving marriage is hard work, commitment and constant re-evaluation of our expectations in addition to how we communicate. Sounds easy enough, but in reality, it’s easier saying than doing. Speaking to …


How to Deal With Money Fights in Marriage?

Communication is the key to most marital issues and  financial challenges are no exception. By honoring each other and knowing one’s rights and duties, you will be able to reach an agreement. This video by Marriagesucess offers advice by Islamic scholars and marriage counselors on how to deal with money fights in marital life.

After Broken Engagement, Mom Forces Me to Get Married

After Broken Engagement, Mom Forces Me to Get Married

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum Brother, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry to hear about the recent break-off of your engagement. It appears that you are deeply hurt by what happened. I ask Allah (swt) to help you ease your pain and to allow you to move on in life with confidence and …


'Why I'm Still Single?'- A Single Muslim Man Speaks Out

I have often wondered whether this is an active choice, a curse, or simply a matter of circumstance. At my age and from my cultural background almost everyone I know is married and has children. At times I wonder whether it is the lifestyle I have adopted, but at other times partition blame to the …


Marriage As a Roller Coaster: Special Tips

Blessings in life are like the autumn, the colors and the breeze are welcomed warmly. One such blessing is the happy marriage. Though, it has been a trend to host a marriage ceremony grandly, but once it is over everything is over. It is a shame that the sparks of the wedding night fade so …

Appreciate your Spouse - Funny Video

Appreciate your Spouse – Funny Video

One man was asked by his wife: “Before we were married you used to send me roses, and used to give me so many things and so we got married and all this get stopped.” You know what he said: “Have you ever seen a fisherman give a worm to the fish already caught?”…

intercultural marriage

Before Entering into an Intercultural Marriage

Intercultural marriages are completely allowed in Islam. Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) even encouraged the believers to give less weight to things like culture, race, beauty, and wealth, in order to find a mate based on a compatible level of faith. When considering a spouse for an Islamic marriage, the main thing …

The Magic Key for a Successful Islamic Marriage

The Magic Key for a Successful Islamic Marriage

If a spouse was successful in finding such good Islamic husband/wife, then the continued success and fruits of that marriage is simply the matter of following that hadith. It is basically the art of tolerance. If we understand that everyone makes mistakes…

fiance convert marriage

Can My Fiancé Convert to Islam to Marry Me?

Salam Dear Yenni, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. To start with, it’s very important to ask yourself why you want your boyfriend to become a Muslim. Is it simply so that you can get married in a way that will be culturally acceptable in Indonesia? Or are you really concerned …

Are You Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

Are You Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

If you look at the latest movie and TV offerings, it would seem like everyone is “doing it” and doing it a lot. But according to a article, 40 million Americans are in a sexless marriage, meaning they have sex less than 10 times a year. Many Muslim couples go through the same. Sex and …

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