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I Want to Divorce My Husband Because of His Heavenly Maidens

I Want to Divorce My Husband Because of His Heavenly Maidens

In this counseling answer: • The Hoor al-Ayn is merely one small part of the many, many rewards of Jannah. Indeed, each believer who enters Jannah will need only think of what they want, and it will be given to them. • We as believing women will receive is greater than anything we can imagine in comparison …

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 …

A Revert: Shall I Marry a Married Man?

A Revert: Shall I Marry a Married Man?

In this counseling answer: • “Although polygyny is completely lawful in Islam, don’t forget that, like everything else in Islam, it is subject to rules. • In the best of situations where everyone follows all the rules, it is laced with emotional and personality problems. • I am sorry to say that, but that is …

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 …

Being a Second Wife Upsets My Daughter!

Being a Second Wife Upsets My Daughter!

In this counseling answer: •Please do understand too, that as a young woman now, she is beginning to form her own idea’s and identity, all which may be hurting you as she is angry right now but nonetheless she is entitled to her feelings. Please do insha’Allah validate this for her in order to draw …

Why Do Men Choose Polygamy?

Why Do Men Choose Polygamy?

When you find out your husband wants to have another wife or has actually married again, one of the first questions that plagues you is: why? Yes, it is allowed in Islam, but so are many things which have less impact on people’s lives yet are conveniently forgotten – Qiyam ul Lail anyone? But this …

Wife: “If You Marry This Woman, I’ll Harm Myself”

Wife: “If You Marry This Woman, I’ll Harm Myself”

In this counseling answer: • It would not be very beneficial for you to involve yourself further with this man until such time as he has figured out what is going on with his current wife. • I strongly recommend that you wait until he resolves his situation by either divorcing his current wife or …

“I Am Your Husband’s Second Wife”

“I Am Your Husband’s Second Wife”

In this counseling answer: “Since you have known your husband for over 18 years, have you ever seen anything from him that would indicate that he leads a double life? That he lies? That he has been somehow hiding anything from you? Do you feel that he has been open and trustworthy with you all …

In Bad Financial Situation: Why Having a Second Wife?

In Bad Financial Situation: Why Having a Second Wife?

In this counseling answer: • Your feelings are legitimate and real. • Sit with your husband and to start talking about your feelings and not about what he did wrong. • Seek counseling for yourself. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry to hear about the situation you are going through with your …

Second Wife: He Divorced Me Out of Fear

In this counseling answer: “In the future, dear sister, please make sure that the next man you consider for marriage is one of honorable character and follows Islam. Not one who is weak and unstable succumbing to the demands of a family.” As-Salamu ’Alaykum dear sister, I am sad to hear about your situation with …



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