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4 Things Polygamy Has Taught Me about Monogamy

Despite having been in polygamy – I myself have never been polygamous, that’s for the husband. I can’t have more than one mate, and I wouldn’t want to either. So even if your husband has more than one wife,  you still have a monogamous marriage to deal with and the issues are the same – …

Naturally Polygynous

If Men Are Naturally Polygynous, Why Adam & Eve?

Short Answer: Because God created Adam with just one wife, it can’t be said that men are “naturally polygynous.” The default and natural creation of human beings is to incline emotionally to one person and “out of the two spread men and women.” Any other form of “family” is a matter of culture that is formed despite …

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One Day Happy with Polygamy, One Day Hating It

The roller coaster of emotions when you find out you are in polygamy, or even if you were informed, would probably  not pass health and safety inspections if a theme park were to ever install it – the Gs are just too much. But even once starting to be settled into polygamy, or if in …

Can Co-Wives Live in a Single Apartment?

Can Co-Wives Live in a Single Apartment?

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: 1- If co-wives are willing to share a family home, it is their decision. 2- However, it’s not acceptable for …

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'When I First Found out I Was in Polygamy'

When I first found out I was in polygamy, I really needed someone to talk to besides my husband. I needed to express myself, release what was inside of me, find out if what I was feeling was justified. It didn’t feel right to reveal everything to friends and certainly not relatives who would have …

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When You’re Told You Should Love Polygamy

I recently came across a statement that made me think, and I paraphrase: Whenever the word ‘should’ is used, the chances are it’s oppression. So saying sentences like: ‘You should love polygamy, it’s the Sunnah’ ‘You shouldn’t feel jealous’ are generally as helpful as throwing a lead weight to a drowning person. And the person being …



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