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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Husband Left Me & The Kids for Another Woman

Husband Left Me & The Kids for Another Woman

In this counseling answer: • He has violated your Islamic rights in numerous ways, as well as the rights of your children. • It is better for you and your children to focus on your own well-being. • Seeing a qualified counselor is also very beneficial for yourself. • Show them as much love and …

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 …



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