Muslim Marriage | About Islam
Home > Tag: Muslim Marriage

Tag: Muslim Marriage

marrying a virgin

But She Must Be a Virgin!

Undoubtedly, it is extremely hypocritical for men to require “pure” brides while they don’t hold themselves to the same standards of purity.

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.

Intercultural Marriage

Intercultural Marriage: Muslim Women Narrate Their Stories

Sister Maryam remembers five years ago when her brother came to her after her wedding and narrated something he had heard at her nikaah . One of the guests was overheard telling another guest, “How could her father allow her to marry that man.” That man was her husband and he was an Egyptian. Sister …


5 Tips for Courtship in Islam

In this video, professional counselor Karim Serageldin gives tips to keep in mind as you get to know someone for the sake of marriage in the context of western culture. Karim Serageldin, founder of Noor, completed his BA in psychology & religion, followed by an MA in east-west psychology with a specialization in spiritual counseling. He is a …

Muslim Marriage

How Should a Muslim Marriage and Reception Be?

Short Answer: There no real problem if the Muslim community can hold receptions, where women and men can share a space of social life, those might be on one side and these on the other. Seeing each other is not a problem as long as women are properly dressed and minding the “body language” appropriate …

pre-marital counseling

Want a Lifelong Marriage? Get Pre-Marital Counseling!

Rahmaa Institute is a family counseling service providing premarital family & parenting counseling. It is a non-profit organization located in Michigan, US. Thanks to brother Khalid Iqbal, founder of the project for taking the time to answer our questions.   Editor: Although you are originally an engineer, you have been providing family and pre-marital counseling …

strong marriage

How Does a Muslim Couple Build a Strong Marriage?

Short Answer: Before everything, it’s necessary to ensure one has pure intentions in pursuing marriage. Then, one searches for a suitable mate in a suitable way. Next, one should make one’s interest known to both the intended and his or her family—and yes, women can propose marriage. Next, the families should meet together to arrange a healthy marriage …

Marriage from divorcees

Marriage Today - Let's Stop Marginalizing Divorcees

“Bechaari (an Urdu word meaning “poor thing”), says the sixty-something lady with a sigh, as she mentions a twenty-something young girl.“She got divorced after her nikah, even before the rukhsati. (an Urdu word for the official ceremony).” The other ladies present sigh audibly, cluck their tongues, and start shaking their heads slowly in unison. “Poor …

Is Love an Essential Ingredient Before Marriage?

Why are we still single? Are we going through a marriage crisis? Is love an essential ingredient before marriage? Please note this is part three of the post. If you haven’t had the chance to read part one and part two ,we recommend you do so to be able to understand the whole message. There are 8 essential …

find out more!