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Boyfriend

Why Can't a Muslim Girl Have a Boyfriend?

Short Answer: Simply put, Islam highly dignifies and protects women. Allah intends for women to be honored, respected and protected. He doesn’t intend for the woman to be the subject of a man’s fleeting whims and desires. Accordingly, in Islam, relationships outside of marriage are not allowed given how unfair they are especially to the woman. …

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Love or Marriage: What Comes First?

Salam (Peace) Dear Carine, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Normal Interaction vs. Serious Interaction Although I have answered many questions concerning the issues of male-female relationships and whether Muslim society is mixed or segregated, apparently those subjects are always on top of controversial issues and need regular refreshment! In all …

Female Converts

Can Men Give Dawah to Female Converts?

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- Dawah is the best vocation and the most excellent action a person can do. 2- Being of this excellent place, dawah should …

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How Can I Guide Someone of the Opposite Sex to Islam?

Salam Dear Alaeddine, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your goal is very noble! With the correct intention and a concerted effort, Allah may use you to spread His light around the world. It is because of this effort of dawah (inviting to Islam) that Allah has made the nation …

Men and Women: Equality or Justice

What Are Healthy Gender Relations?

Salam Aayisha, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Let’s agree first that when we deal with issues related to gender in Islam, we are dealing with different concepts according to different situations and circumstances. We have cases where both men and women are treated equally. There are cases where men and …

Extent of Communication with Potential Spouse

Extent of Communication with Potential Spouse

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, Thank you for your question. What is important to keep in mind when getting to know someone for marriage is the fact that as human beings, it is quite natural to want to spend time and get to know someone we intend to marry. It seems that you understand the …

Studying Alone with a Male Colleague: Allowed?

Studying Alone with a Male Colleague: Allowed?

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sister, Thank you so much for your question and for your interest in knowing about the most pure way to carry out all your life matters. With regards to your question, you can remember the following hadith. Ibn ‘Umar narrated: “Behold! A man is not alone with a woman but the third …

A Man and a Woman: Can Be Alone Together?

A Man and a Woman: Can Be Alone Together?

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Moshtaha, Thank you so much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Maybe you mean the hadith in which the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “…Satan is the third person in an isolated area ( khalwah) where there is only a man with a (non-mahram) woman…” (Ibn …

Give Up Sex With Boyfriend, How to Make Him Understand?

Give Up Sex With Boyfriend, How to Make Him Understand?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for submitting your question to our website. I’d like to commend you for your effort to give up sin, turn back to Allah, and intend to start practicing Islam. It is a step in the right direction. I ask Allah to grant you steadfastness and further guidance towards the Truth. …

Man and Woman: Before Marriage?

Man and Woman: Before Marriage?

Salam (Peace) Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We welcome you to a wonderful journey of self-discovery in Islam, insha’ Allah (if God wills). You know, salam is such a wonderful word, especially when it is said with its full meaning—”peace.” Peace of mind is such a valuable …



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