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Hunting for My Other Half (Q&A Folder)

Hunting for My Other Half (Q&A Folder)

Getting married is one of the biggest transitions in one’s life. Therefore, one needs to be very thoughtful when it’s time to make the final decision: whom I want to live the rest of my life (and the Hereafter) with? Muslim youth can face many difficulties until they find the answer. One of the biggest …

Pay Deferred Dowry or Give in Charity

Can I Use Savings for Charity Before Paying a Dowry Debt?

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: You should give priority to paying off your debts over optional charities. So, you may pay your wife deferred dowry …

Safeguarding the Human Life in Islam

Safeguarding the Human Life in Islam

To kill just one innocent human is like killing the whole of humanity, and to save just one human amounts to saving the whole of humanity. Can we possibly find a better way of emphasizing the sanctity of human life?


What Should I Ask A Potential Spouse?

Short Answer: Looking at our spouses should make us feel settled, home, comforted, and fulfilled. This is for one’s own spiritual/physical/emotional fulfillment. Keep on reading to check out the best questions to ask your potential spouse. …………. Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you so much for asking this very important question. Here are a few points to remember …

“Polygamy, Not My Problem”- A Muslim Woman

“Polygamy, Not My Problem”- A Muslim Woman

Those women who seek to “love polygamy” often live in psychological and emotional turmoil as they deny themselves the right to hurt or even cry. They feel guilty for any resentment or emotional outbursts..

Sex and Intimacy in Muslim Marriages (Q&A)

Sex and Intimacy in Muslim Marriages (Q&A)

Sex or physical Intimacy is a very important part of marital life. A good sex life can solve many issues for a couple and ease daily life tensions and stress. In Islam, marriage is the only means through which one can satisfy their sexual needs. Giving pleasure to one’s spouse is a highly rewarding deed. Marriage itself is viewed in Islam …

More Young Muslim Women Lean into Arranged Marriages

NEW YORK — By the begging of 2019, the Muslim matchmaking app Muzmatch announced hitting one million global users. The co-founders of the dating tool further informed that at least 15,000 users have gotten married after meeting through Muzmatch. However, many young Muslim women are leaning into their families’ traditions of arranged marriage, seeing it …

This Man Converted to Islam to Marry Girl of His Dreams

When Bogart Lamprey told his family that he converted to Islam, they were “definitely not excited” “They thought I was going to go and join ISIS,” Mr Lamprey said. But the reason behind the 32-year-old’s conversion was remarkable: despite vastly different cultures and family values, he had found love CANBERRA – Seeing Noora Al Matori, …

Valentine's Day

How to Handle Wife's Request on Valentine's Day?

Short Answer: For your specific circumstance, go ahead and buy a few gifts for your wife. But avoid those gifts that depict Valentine’s Day. I would suggest something useful that she is in need of.  Give her those gifts over three days, one before Valentine’s Day, one on Valentine’s Day, and one after. Now, it doesn’t have …

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