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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 …

I Made a Mistake by Marrying a Man Younger Than Me

I Made a Mistake by Marrying a Man Younger Than Me

In this counseling answer, you will learn: • Age should not be an issue. The Prophet also married wives that were much younger than him such as Aisha. • There are many other differences besides age that come into marriage play a role in having difficulties such as different cultures. • Create things in common …

Husband Keeps Contact with His Ex-Wife; Shall I Seek a Divorce?

Husband Keeps Contact with His Ex-Wife; Shall I Seek a Divorce?

In this counseling answer: • I encourage you to research more on the matters of having contact with the ex-wife as well as divorce. Contact our Ask the Scholar section. • I personally do not believe a woman needs “to wait” for her husband to divorce her if she has rightful grounds to leave him. • Do …

Letting Go of the Grudges We Hold in Marriage

Letting Go of the Grudges We Hold in Marriage

In this counseling answer: • The next steps you two should take are researching conflict resolution and marital resentment skills online and engaging with those exercises. • In addition, seeking professional marital support in your area. A third party is always helpful in helping both of you to see the situation more clearly before making …

How to Help My Emotionally Disturbed Husband?

How to Help My Emotionally Disturbed Husband?

In this counseling answer: • You have to accept that you cannot help him on your own. • Your husband MUST seek help from a therapist in addition to an Imam. • If sever physical abuse takes place, you must consider calling the appropriate authorities. • Sometimes, we have to leave in order to speak …

Husband Makes Me Feel I Am Never Good Enough

Husband Makes Me Feel I Am Never Good Enough

In this counseling answer: •I kindly suggest that you discuss with him in a loving way how you feel. But do not start sentences with “you don’t” or “you won’t” or “you can’t” because that will usually turn people away. •Counseling will help you sort through your feelings to determine what is best for you …

How to Deal with a Constantly Criticizing Husband

How to Deal with a Constantly Criticizing Husband

In this counseling answer: • One thing for certain is that when he criticizes you for silly things, you can know that he is not really angry with you about those things. • Take some time out for yourself. Get connected with your friends and family who will support you and provide that emotional nurturing …

I Need Financial Independence from My Husband

In this counseling answer: • Set a good space to have this conversation regarding finances. • Acknowledge his efforts as a provider over the years and show gratitude for his generosity. • If he asks why you don’t feel secure, open the discussion regarding disclosure and transparency around family budget and spending trends. • Emphasize …

My Wife Only Wants Me for My Money

Unfaithful Wife - She Only Wants Me for My Money

In this counseling answer: You have a couple of choices: First: seek scholarly opinion over your financial obligations in light of your situation; that your wife has violated the sanctity of marriage. Second: Ask yourself who do you want to be in this test that Allah put you through? What’s the best thing you can do? *** …

Are Marital Problems Signs that Allah’s Not Happy with Me?

Are Marital Problems Signs that Allah’s Not Happy with Me?

In this counseling answer: •From a spiritual perspective, see tests as a chance to prove yourself to Allah. •Seek counseling together with your husband. •Find comfort with Allah, turn to Him, remember Him always, ask for His guidance. •Give him the space to go through whatever emotions he is going through first and then support …



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