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Husband Wants to Keep His Second Marriage in Secret: I Feel Angry

Husband Wants to Keep His Second Marriage in Secret: I Feel Angry

In this counseling answer: • Islam prohibits secret marriages. • Lying is also prohibited in Islam. •Have a serious discussion with your husband. If he insists on getting you to lie for him, then be upfront: that you will not do so, as lying is prohibited in Islam, to begin with. It is absolutely his …

We Can’t Have Children; Shall I Have a Second Wife?

In this counseling answer: •You need to seriously ask yourself what you value more: the very real blessing that you already have – a happy marriage with your current wife – or the prospect of great difficulty, and even more painful emotional turmoil should you seek to marry another woman for the sake of having …

Wife: “If You Marry This Woman, I’ll Harm Myself”

Wife: “If You Marry This Woman, I’ll Harm Myself”

In this counseling answer: • It would not be very beneficial for you to involve yourself further with this man until such time as he has figured out what is going on with his current wife. • I strongly recommend that you wait until he resolves his situation by either divorcing his current wife or …

From Monogamy to Polygyny: How to Help My Wife Cope?

From Monogamy to Polygyny: How to Help My Wife Cope?

In this counseling answer: An apology to her about this betrayal will help her deal with the situation Try to see the situation from her point of view and how she probably felt when she found this out. Try to give your first wife extra support in this difficult time. Ensure that you love her. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum …

I Just Found Out The Man I Love Is Married

I Just Found Out The Man I Love Is Married

In this counseling answer: •He has been lying to you for almost two years. This immediately indicates that he is incredibly dishonest. •She is your sister in Islam, and deserves that you look out for her in such a situation. At the very least, do not do something which you know will continue to harm …

I Sacrificed a Lot for Him, Yet He’s Marrying a Second Wife

I Sacrificed a Lot for Him, Yet He’s Marrying a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: •While it is permissible, it is not the “right” of any Muslim man to simply choose to marry more than one woman. Rather, it entails a great deal of responsibility. •With regards to the Shari’ah, it is also your choice whether or not you wish to remain married to him if …

Marry Another Woman

Do Men Need First Wife's Approval to Marry Another Woman?

Short Answer: The verse allowing men to take more than one wife was revealed after the Battle of Uhud, in which 10% of the Muslim men had been killed. Now, in those days there was no kind of social security. In a society where there were not enough men to equal the number of women wanting to …

Husband Forgot to Tell Me He Was Married; I Left Him

Husband Forgot to Tell Me He Was Married; I Left Him

In this counseling answer: • Polygamy is a very serious matter, and any man who deals with his wives unjustly will be punished severely for his injustice. • What is important now is that you focus on yourself and your child, and on healing from the trauma that you have endured. • Find a personal …

Troubled First Marriage; I Want a Second Wife

Troubled First Marriage; I Want a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: • I understand that it must be a huge emotional and mental burden that your wife is treating you in such negative a manner. However, do try to apologize to her for any wrong-doing on your part and reconcile with her again for the sake of Allah and for the sake …



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