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Husbands last name

Just Married: Can I Use My Husband's Last Name?

Short Answer: There is a difference of opinion. During the Prophet’s lifetime, people had a first name + ibn/bint (son/daughter of) + their father’s first name. There were no surnames, or clan names, used. While it was not the custom during the Prophet’s lifetime, there are credible Muslim scholars who argue that “in cases where …

Superstitions Around My Marriage: Shall I Believe Them?

Superstitions Around My Marriage: Shall I Believe Them?

In this counseling answer: “Nothing and nobody can break your marriage if Allah (swt) does not allow it to happen. I would suggest that you stay strong and do not believe everything other people say to you.” As-Salam ‘Alikom sister, Thank you for writing to us. I will try my best to guide you, In …

The Nikah Contract: Marriage or Business Proposal?

Many marriages nowadays are actually becoming more like “business deals”, with each side desiring their own benefits and fearing their own future losses, be they monetary or personal in nature, as they head towards finalizing the nikah contract.

What Can A Woman Put in Her Marriage Contract?

Salam Sister,  Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam with your question.  I will try to answer all your questions in the order that you have asked them. For specific, detailed answers, send your questions in to Ask the Scholar. 1-In Islam, no one should make a woman feel shameful for expressing her needs and wants …

Bride and Groom Shared Walimah

Bride and Groom Shared Walimah: Acceptable?

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. Dear brother, thank you for your question and for your interest in Islam’s teaching concerning wedding. Walimah is optional (Sunnah) for the wedding. …

Admitted to Committing Adultery

Admitted to Committing Adultery: Do I Have to Renew the Marriage?

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. Thanks for your question, which really emanates from a thoughtful and God-fearing heart. May Allah forgive us all our sins, and may He guide us all to the best in …

Marriage Between a Muslim Man and a Christian Woman?

Asalamu Alaikum Syed, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Marriage is not to be entered into lightly, and in Islam there are certain rules for a marriage to be valid. In other words, the marriage must meet certain requirements before Muslims accept that a marriage has really taken place. A Muslim marriage …

Divorce

Seek Divorce Because of Husband’s Long Absence?

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. Dear sister, thank you for your question that shows your strong desire to abide by the Islam’s rulings concerning your private life. As …



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