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After 2 Years of Engagement, Shall I Still Wait for Him?

After 2 Years of Engagement, Shall I Still Wait for Him?

In this counseling answer: • Your family are aware of the situation and are able to offer a more rational perspective,soit is worth taking their thoughts into consideration, too. • Do not give up on supplicating to Allah (swt) and continue to ask for His (swt) guidance. • You could make some kind of compromise …

He Hugs His Female Friends; Shall I Marry Him?

He Hugs His Female Friends; Shall I Marry Him?

In this counseling answer: • Set aside time to speak with him about these issues, but don’t approach the topics in a demanding or blaming way. • Consider pre-marital counseling. • Ultimately, if he refuses to compromise on these issues, then this is a red flag for you concerning the future. • Prayistikharaand don’t be …

Hunting for My Other Half (Q&A Folder)

Hunting for My Other Half (Q&A Folder)

Getting married is one of the biggest transitions in one’s life. Therefore, one needs to be very thoughtful when it’s time to make the final decision: whom I want to live the rest of my life (and the Hereafter) with? Muslim youth can face many difficulties until they find the answer. One of the biggest …

Fiancé Is Still Unsure Whether He Wants to Marry Me

Fiancé Is Still Unsure Whether He Wants to Marry Me

In this counseling answer: • Do not make the decision to marry hastily or under pressure from any side. Do it only if you are totally convinced and comfortable with it. • It is important that you have some degree of compatibility and mutual understanding regarding things. But most importantly, it is vital that your …

After Engagement, Fiancé Talks to Another Woman

After Engagement, Fiancé Talks to Another Woman

In this counseling answer: • You need to decide if his other relationship is a deal-breaker. If you believe that it is, then you have to communicate that to him and stay committed to yourself. • You must learn to love and value yourself before anyone else does.Appreciate yourself, build your self-esteem, and be grateful …

We Stopped Talking So That Our Future Marriage Is Blessed

We Stopped Talking So That Our Future Marriage Is Blessed

In this counseling answer: •For your marriage to be blessed, it isalways advisable in these situations to prayistikharaand ask Allah to guide you. • Meet him and his family with you and yours so that you can get to know him properly in an acceptable way. • Keep Allah close and He will surely guide …

I Changed My Mind; I Want to Refuse This Proposal

I Changed My Mind; I Want to Refuse This Proposal

In this counseling answer: • If you are not attracted to him and prefer someone else, then this may make it difficult to develop relations between the two of you. • If you choose to decline the existing proposal, be sure to be kind in doing so since arrangements have already been made. • Make …

I Dislike Getting Married; I Don’t Want to Compromise

I Dislike Getting Married; I Don’t Want to Compromise

In this counseling answer: • In Islam, there is also balance.We are to have a balance in our lives for us to be productive, caring members of a community, get married Insha’Allah, have a family if one desires, as well as build a foundation for ourselves regarding career, family, and serving Allah. • Start a …

Thanks to My Parents My Engagement Ended

Thanks to My Parents, My Engagement Ended

In this counseling answer: • Try to forgive yourself, forgive your family and forgive your ex-fiancée for ending the engagement. • While one’s socioeconomic status should not be the only deciding factor in marriage, it is beneficial for you to carefully think about what lifestyle you need to feel comfortable. • As the engagement is …



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