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Shall I Be His Second Wife?

In this counseling answer: • What you really need to consider is whether this man really worth this headache. • You will have to learn how to keep cool and ignore his first wife in order to keep going with your life. As-Salaam ’Alaikum Sister, Unfortunately, it is a situation that the solution isn’t in your …

Being a Second Wife Feels Like Torture

Being a Second Wife Feels Like Torture

In this counseling answer: • If you can tolerate these needs not being met, then stay with him, but have little expectations that these things will change. • You should also seek local advice from your Imams and try to have counseling. As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, A polygamous family situation is never easy and requires a lot …

My Husband Has a Secret Second Wife

My Husband Has a Secret Second Wife

In this counseling answer: • Polygamous marriages in Islam must be conducted the same way that a monogamous marriage is. • You are under no obligation to maintain a relationship with the new wife. • Seek counseling or therapy for yourself. • Take some time away from this marriage before making a decision. • Joint custody can be …

From Monogamy to Polygyny: How to Help My Wife Cope?

From Monogamy to Polygyny: How to Help My Wife Cope?

In this counseling answer: An apology to her about this betrayal will help her deal with the situation Try to see the situation from her point of view and how she probably felt when she found this out. Try to give your first wife extra support in this difficult time. Ensure that you love her. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum …

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"Yes, He is Our Husband"

I wonder if there is something wrong in the way we are because it seems so unusual to love one’s husband’s other wife so much.

I Can’t Accept That He Wants a Second Wife

I Can’t Accept That He Wants a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: “I encourage you to have an open discussion about it with him. Both of you need to understand the reasons and implications of such a decision and be honest in evaluating the pros and cons of such a family. There are cases where sister wives work well together and bring more …

Troubled First Marriage; I Want a Second Wife

Troubled First Marriage; I Want a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: “I understand that it must be a huge emotional and mental burden that your wife is treating you in such negative a manner. However, do try to apologize to her for any wrong-doing on your part and reconcile with her again for the sake of Allah and for the sake of …

I Don’t Want to Hurt My Husband’s Second Wife

I Don’t Want to Hurt My Husband’s Second Wife

In this counseling answer: “In this complex situation, there are many people to think of and many potential options available, all of which need considerable thought and discussion, perhaps even with a neutral third party, to ensure the best outcome. You should consider all potential options from multiple angles due to the number of people …

In Bad Financial Situation: Why Having a Second Wife?

In Bad Financial Situation: Why Having a Second Wife?

In this counseling answer: “I would also suggest that you seek counseling for yourself. Counseling will help you deal with your feelings and emotions, and help you find a solution for yourself. I would also highly suggest marriage counseling for both you and your husband. Marriage counseling will help the both of you verbalize what you want …



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