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I Don't Ever Want to Get Married: Must I?

Short Answer: There were many great scholars in Islamic history, both male and female, who chose not to marry. To marry is undoubtedly a strong Sunnah. _____________________________________ Asalaamu alaykum, sister, Thank you for sending your question to Ask About Islam. To begin with, when it comes to the recommendation to marry, Islam does not distinguish between men and …

Muslims Marrying Cousins: Is it Permissible?

Does Islam Allow Marrying Cousins?

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.  In this fatwa: 1- Islam permits marrying cousins. 2- It is a good practice to have a blood test before marriage. 3- If …

Is It Permissible to Marry Between the Two Eids?

Is It Permissible to Marry Between the Two Eids?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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. In this fatwa: There is nothing wrong with concluding marriage between the two Eids. Answering your question, the General Iftaa’ Department in Jordan, states the following: Getting married …

Stay Unmarried

Marriage Issues and Parents’ Will: Can I Stay Unmarried?

Short Answer:  Forcing someone into marriage against their will is not allowed in Islam. Parents cannot also forbid their children to marry without legitimate reason. There is no doubt that marriage is recommended in Islam. But if you are unable to find a suitable partner, it would be better not to marry. _____________________________________ Salaam alaykum sister, Thank you …

Can I Marry a Divorced Woman with 3 Kids?

Can I Marry a Divorced Woman with 3 Kids?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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. In this fatwa: There is no problem of getting married to a divorced woman who has kids. If you do it sincerely for the sake of helping her …

What Are the Conditions of a Valid Marriage?

What Are the Conditions of a Valid Marriage?

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. In this fatwa: 1- The marriage of a man and a woman is not just a financial and physical arrangement of living together but a sacred contract, a gift …



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