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My Cousin Loves Me, but I Can’t Marry Him

My Cousin Loves Me, but I Can’t Marry Him

In this counseling answer: • It is important that you marry someone you would like to marry. In shaa’ Allah, please consider calling off the marriage and speak with your parents about these facts in a respectful way. • Speak with your parents, set your intentions, and make duaa’ to Allah for direction and guidance. • If your family …

I Was Forced Into This Marriage; I Hate My Husband

I Was Forced Into This Marriage; I Hate My Husband

Salam Alaikum, In this counseling video, you will learn: You can find hadeeth about sahaabah divorcing each other. So, it might be an option for you if you feel there is no joy or happiness in your marriage that is worth fighting for at harder times. Learn more about each other; do something that is …

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, …

Forced to Marry Someone You Don't Like? Here is What to Do

Forced to Marry Someone I Don't Like... What to Do?

Are you being forced to marry someone you don’t like? Unfortunately, some families don’t care about their children marriage preferences. But, Islam does not accept forced marriage. If either of the persons involved is unhappy with the set up, they hold the right of rejecting the proposal. Nonetheless, forced marriages continue happening all over the world. So, …

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 Feel Pressured to Get Married

I Feel Pressured to Get Married

In this counseling answer: • Do not worry too much about it all. Your time will come too, and I am sure your brother will take responsibility for your wedding too. • Do not feel pressurized to get married to somebody you don’t want to marry. You are the one who will live with that person, …

Mom Forces Me to Marry Instead of Going to College

Mom Forces Me to Marry Instead of Going to College

In this counseling answer: • Please, seek help by calling the child abuse hotline or the suicide hotline in your area.  They will definitely be able to help you! Please, do not hesitate. • It might be a good idea to take some time away to assess your options without your parents on your back …

He Seems to Be a Good Man, But I Dislike His Family

He Seems to Be a Good Man, But I Dislike His Family

In this counseling answer: • You can reject the proposal if your heart is not convinced about marrying that particular guy. • Wealth and a good status is not everything to look for in a marriage. Knowing the potential spouse’s personality, likes and dislikes are also quite important. • Be sure to set appropriate boundaries with …

Married Under Parent's Pressure, But Now Wants Divorce

In this counseling answer: • Be a little more patient, try to find the good in your husband and realize that it has only been 4 months. •Focus on your new husband by getting to know him, spending time with him, bonding, getting closer, enjoying each others company as well as bonding as a family …

I Married My Love to Escape from a Forced Marriage

I Married My Love to Escape from a Forced Marriage

In this counseling answer: “If your parents are calling you do something wrong, you have to respectfully decline and make your own choice, which you did. Yes, we have to be good to our parents, but the line sometimes needs to be drawn when it becomes oppressive and/or abusive and one’s God-given rights are taken away.” …



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