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Husband Has Three Wives & Some Cyber Sex Partners

In this counseling answer: • He, like many people, knows that what he has been doing is wrong, but doesn’t want to admit it or take responsibility for it because he may fear to appear weak in front of himself or others. • There is absolutely nothing wrong with telling your husband how you feel. …

This Married Man Just Wants Me to Fulfill His Sexual Desires

This Married Man Just Wants Me to Fulfill His Sexual Desires

In this counseling answer: • The fact that he wants to keep a potential second marriage secret is not a good sign. Based on what he has said about his family, and his return to them, I would recommend even more caution with regards to this person. • What appears to be part of the problem …

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 Aim to Marry Four Wives; Is It Wrong?

I Aim to Marry Four Wives; Is It Wrong?

In this counseling answer: • Going into a marriage truthfully, and with no hidden agendas makes for a successful marriage, in sha’Allah. • You may wish to consult with your local Masjid or Imam regarding the possibility of meeting such sisters for marriage. There are many sisters from all walks of Islamic life who do embrace …

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 …

A Christian Woman: Shall I Be a Muslim’s Second Wife?

A Christian Woman: Shall I Be a Muslim’s Second Wife?

.In this counseling answer: • The only being that you belong to is God alone. • There is no such thing as ‘informal marriage’ vs. ‘formal marriage’. The only form of marriage is the Islamic marital contract, called the nikah. • You should leave this man immediately. But also use this experience as an opportunity to learn more …

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 …

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 …



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