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American Muslim Film Added to Amazon Prime

NEW YORK – Known for her Muslim-centered novels and short stories, author Umm Zakiyyah has hit a new breakthrough after the film adaptation of her best-selling novel, His Other Wife, was recently added to Amazon Prime. In addition to books through the company’s Kindle e-book service, Amazon Prime subscribers have access to music and movies. …

“Polygamy, Not My Problem”- A Muslim Woman

“Polygamy, Not My Problem”- A Muslim Woman

Those women who seek to “love polygamy” often live in psychological and emotional turmoil as they deny themselves the right to hurt or even cry. They feel guilty for any resentment or emotional outbursts..

She Forced Me to Marry Her as My Second Wife

She Forced Me to Marry Her as My Second Wife

In this counseling answer: • The first step you must take is to sincerely turn to Allah and beg Him for His Forgiveness, His Mercy, and His Help in overcoming this huge challenge in your life. • Counseling is most definitely a necessary step to take. • I recommend that you look into books, articles, …

I Prefer Remaining Single Forever Than Sharing My Husband

I Prefer Remaining Single Forever Than Sharing My Husband

In this counseling answer: • Islam allows the man to have more than one wife if only the man keeps a balance between the two or more wives and keep them equally well. This is a huge challenge many men, unfortunately, disregard when they think of marrying a second wife. • Look at the situation from an …

I Don’t Want to Live in Polygyny; Is It a Sin?

In this counseling answer: • Outside of accepting that Allah has made polygyny permissible (under strict conditions!), it is not obligatory for any Muslim woman to accept polygamy for herself. • Turn to Allah and seek His help in filling your heart with tranquility and contentment. • Have a sincere, heart-to-heart talk with your husband about …

A Revert: Shall I Marry a Married Man?

A Revert: Shall I Marry a Married Man?

In this counseling answer: • A man should consult his wife in everything pertaining to the marriage so as to have a win-win situation if he can. But, if they can’t agree, the man has the right to do things his way. • Please, put yourself in his wife’s shoes just for a minute to try …

I Can’t Accept That He Wants a Second Wife

I Can’t Accept That He Wants a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: • If your husband is seeking another marriage, it is appropriate for him to discuss this matter and be transparent as his decision will affect your family. • If you do not accept this practice for your own personal reasons, you will need to make a decision as to whether divorcing …

Husband Forces Me to Accept Polygamy

Husband Forces Me to Accept Polygamy

In this counseling answer: • Islam does not give anyone the right to force you to remain in a marriage against your will, especially if it is with regards to a matter that you know is detrimental to you. • Our relationship with Allah should never be dependent on other people – people can and …

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 …



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