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Why Can’t I Marry Whom I Want?

Why Can’t I Marry Whom I Want?

When Muslim youth of different cultural backgrounds become attracted to each other, there are typically at least two reactions from others.

Most Common Questions Muslim Youth Ask about Marriage

Most Common Questions Muslim Youth Ask about Marriage

Getting married is one of the major steps one would take in his life. It’s not easy to decide to spend your whole life with one person. It’s really a very strong commitment that needs deep thinking and an informed decision. So, If you’re considering marriage you might find this list of questions helpful Insha-Allah. …

I Don't Feel Like Having Children, Normal?

I Don't Feel Like Having Children, Normal?

In this counseling answer:  “At 27 time is still on your side, but it is also limited. However, by no means should you feel pressured to having children if you don’t want to or are not ready to. What can be useful to do, is as it seems you have already, contemplate your 2 options; have children or …

Life Crises Make Us Worried We’ll Not Get Married

Life Crises Make Us Worried We’ll Not Get Married

In this counseling answer: • Simply not being able to marry at a young age (for whatever reasons you might have) does not make you sinful! • If you are consistently getting dreams that make you feel anxious or breathless, it is quite possible you are disturbed or stressed out in the phase of life …

Love

‘Muslims Don’t Fall in Love before Marriage’

When I was growing up in America, I’d often hear adults laugh whenever an adolescent or teenager was attracted to someone. Their tone was often playfully condescending when they waved their hands dismissively saying, “Oh, that’s just puppy love.

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One Question that Could Save Your Marriage

“Who knew marriage could be so difficult?” asked Sara: “One day you’re this care-free woman, pretty selfish and self-indulgent. Next you have a roomie – and one that is supposed to share that room with you for the rest of your life!” “We were living on top of each other,” she added, “Everyone has disagreements …

modern marriages

Modern Day Marriages: When Wives “Wear the Pants”

Until two or three decades ago, when daughters were born, they were expected to eventually go on to master just a few, basic ‘womanly’ domains in adult life: the kitchen, the sewing machine, the knitting/crochet needles and embroidery hoop, the home, the entertainment of guests (i.e. hostessing), and last but not least, the bearing and …

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 Health.com 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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'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 …



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