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Are You Intelligent Enough to Make Your Marriage Work?

Are You Intelligent Enough to Make Your Marriage Work?

“Intelligence” generally has us thinking of cognitive abilities and intellectual functioning. True, but when it comes to relationships, especially a marital relationship, “emotional intelligence” is the most important and effective kind of smarts to nurture healthy relationships. Emotional intelligence is paramount in communication for a strong and healthy marriage. What is emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence …

Emotionally intelligent

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know

What Is Emotional Intelligence? According to Psychology today, emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It is generally said to include three skills: emotional awareness; the ability to harness emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problem solving; and the ability to manage …

Human emotions

What Does Islam Teach About Human Emotions?

Short Answer: God created human beings with complex emotional, physical, and spiritual needs. Islam respects all the different components of the human being equally. Islam teaches moderation in everything, aiming to create equilibrium so that one is always at peace with one’s self, the universe, and Allah. It is advised to avoid extremes in negative or positive emotions, as …

gut feelings

Should We Trust Our Gut Feelings? Are They From Allah?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Nouman Ali Khan from Bayyinah Institute addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Nouman Ali Khan: “Welcome everybody to “Amazed by the Quran,” a series in which I love sharing with you stuff I find amazing about the Quran. And today, some insights …

What to Do When Your Parents Reject Your Choice of Spouse

What to Do When Parents Reject Your Choice of Spouse

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing to us with your concerns. I am sorry to hear that your father suffered many hurts and hardships from relatives and friends. Perhaps that is why he put emphasis on education and physical health and according to you “he has a very low emotional intelligence; therefore, we …

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