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Between Marriage and Parenthood - Things to Remember

Between Marriage and Parenthood - Things to Remember

Escapismis officially defined as: Es·cap·ism (-skpzm) n. The tendency to escape from daily reality or routine by indulging in daydreaming, fantasy, or entertainment. *** He arrives home at 8:30 p.m, exhausted from the day’s work. As he shuts the front door gently, she hears him enter, totally engrossed in the latest plot twist of the …

Emotional Intelligence in Marriage - Are You Intelligent Enough?

Emotional Intelligence in Marriage - A Counselor's Tips

“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 …

Romantic love

Moments of Romantic Love Between Prophet Muhammad & Aisha

In the first instance, people may think that a Muslim woman is a victim of man and society. Let us see how Islam valued woman and protected her from being a commodity that could be sold and bought, let us see how Prophet Muhammad was a women rights hero in the Arabian Peninsula. Honoring Women …

The Master Key to Overcoming Difficulties in Marriage

The Master Key to Overcoming Difficulties in Marriage

Allah has promised that we will be tested in life but specifically that we will be tested in our marriages. Every couple will face its own challenges and go through hardships because marital life is all about hard work. In this video, Sister Haleh Banani gives us the master key to overcoming difficulties in our …

Barirah and Mughith

Barirah and Mughith - A Love Story at the Prophet's Time

This is a fictional piece of creative writing, inspired by the story of the Prophet’s Companions, Barirah and Mughith. Their story is famously quoted in books of hadith, and resonates withhuman experiences that are not often discussed amongst Muslims – that of love, both passionate and unrequited, of heartbreak, and of the tumultuous nature of …

One Question that Could Save Your Marriage

One Question that Could Save Your Marriage

“Who knew marriage could be so difficult?” asked Sara: “One day you’re this care-free woman, pretty selfish and self-indulgent. Next you have a roomie – and one that is supposed to share that room with you for the rest of your life!” “We were living on top of each other,” she added, “Everyone has disagreements …

Why Men Choose Polygamy?

Why Do Men Choose Polygamy?

When you find out your husband wants to have another wife or has actually married again, one of the first questions that plagues you is: why? Yes, it is allowed in Islam, but so are many things which have less impact on people’s lives yet are conveniently forgotten – Qiyam ul Lail anyone? So, why …

Learning How to Heal & Trust Again after Cheating - About Islam

Learning How to Heal & Trust Again after Cheating

Perhaps you suspect infidelity by your spouse, is it okay for you to login to their email and social media? Some of you might say yes it is justified, but in truth Islam does not permit us to spy on one another.

Do I or Don't I Want to? What to Do When Getting Married

Getting Married? These Tips Are for You

Have you ever been at a family function or at a funeral crying your eyes out and the abominable question, “when are you getting married?” pops up? In many Muslim communities as soon as you turn 21, aunties flock around you and bombard you with this question. Well let’s be frank here; as a picky …

How Do I Become a Priority for My Spouse?

How Do I Become a Priority for My Spouse?

Every single one of us wants to feel special & valued. One of the biggest complaints I get while doing marriage counseling is that people don’t feel like they are a priority for their spouse. When a person feels unimportant then they stop striving. Many people ask: How do you become a priority for your …

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