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Husbands are Pre-decided, Do I Still Have to Look?

Short Answer: Firstly, it is permissible for a woman to show interest in marrying a certain man who is known for his righteousness. But this has etiquettes and boundaries to maintain a woman’s honor, dignity, and respect. We know from our tradition that our mother, Lady Khadija didn’t get to know The Prophet on her own or …

4 Qualities to Look for in Your Future Wife

4 Qualities to Look for in Your Future Wife

When a man is looking for his future wife he is often pulled in at least three directions: what he feels he wants, what his family feels is best and what is truly best for him (speaking Islamically, of course). Hopefully he can do a little leg work and planning to get these streams aligned. …

How Much Time Is Needed to Get Married?

How Much Time Is Needed to Get Married?

In this counseling answer: Have patience. When the right person comes your way, Allah will make it happen. Fasting is an excellent way to manage difficulties faced by the one who is seeking marriage. Keep yourself busy. Don’t rush and marry the wrong person. As-Salamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh brother, MashaAllah, you are on the …

Dating & Boyfriends: My Parents’ Advice to Find My Husband

Dates & Boyfriends: My Parents’ Advice to Find My Husband

In this counseling answer: “(1) Talk to your parents more about why you want to get married. Pray they will step up and assist you locally. (2) Overcome your shyness and ask sisters, friends, or the local imam to put the word out for you locally. (3) Consider marrying someone back home that your parents have pursued you. (4) Be …

Marriage Possible

New Muslim with Children: Is Marriage Possible?

Wa Alaykum Assalam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu Dear Mark, Thank you so much for your question and your desire to learn and follow the right path in all matters of your life. We are very grateful to Allah Almighty for guiding you. What a major gift it is, alhamdulillah (all praise be to Allah). We also …

Disclosing One’s Past to a Prospective Spouse: Necessary?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us. We implore Allah Almighty to help us …

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