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Female Sexuality

Busting Myths About Female Sexuality

When one sees Muslim leaders (even if they’re usually of the male variety) attempt to take on serious and relevant issues to the Muslim Ummah such as sexually dysfunctional marital relationships, one truly hopes for the best. Alas, well-meaning though they may be, there becomes glaringly obvious a lack of knowledge and understanding regarding female …

Newlyweds’ Guide to Marital Intimacy

Newlyweds’ Guide to Marital Intimacy

Physical Intimacy is a highly important part of marital life. Like any other relationship, it develops and deepens as time passes. This takes some people longer than others. Often the harder you work at intimacy, the more valuable and rewarding it is. The following are some steps that may help. 1- Take Your Time As …

Are You Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

Are You Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

If you look at the latest movie and TV offerings, it would seem like everyone is “doing it” and doing it a lot. But according to a Health.com article, 40 million Americans are in a sexless marriage, meaning they have sex less than 10 times a year. Many Muslim couples go through the same. Sex and …

Muslim Teens & Hyper-Sexualized Environment

Muslim Teens & Hyper-Sexualized Environment

Iblis (satan) refused to participate in the ceremonial prostration towards Adam (PBUH), and was thus cursed by Allah (SWT), banished from the comfortable abode of Jannah. Humiliated and dejected, Iblis hatched a plan of revenge against Adam (PBUH) and Hawwa, luring them to the forbidden tree. After repeated waswasa (evil whisper), it worked. Our parents …

For Married Couples: Improve Your Intimacy with These Tips

For Married Couples: Improve Your Intimacy with These Tips

Intimacy between married couples starts slowly and deepens over time with kindness and understanding.  Below are ten tips for a healthy intimate relationship with your spouse. 1. Kiss, kiss, kiss… Kiss. Kiss often. Kiss deeply. Kiss deeply often with passion. Kiss for no reason. Make kissing a routine.  Savor kisses. 2. Look, speak, and touch …

Muslim Author’s Book Explores Women’s Sexual Gratification Taboo

NEW YORK – British Nigerian author Habeeb Akande is a well-known Muslim scholar. His work in Islamic erotology reawakens the lost tradition of valuing and encouraging positive sensual exchanges between partners. The author has studied erotology for over a decade. “I was first introduced to Islamic erotology when I was studying Arabic and Islamic law …

Talking About Sex with Spouse on the Phone

Talking About Sex with Spouse on the Phone: Permissible?

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: If you are a married couple, then it is fine for you to speak of sexual intimacy with your spouse on phone or private chat …

Sex and Intimacy in Muslim Marriages (Q&A)

Sex and Intimacy in Muslim Marriages (Q&A)

Sex or physical Intimacy is a very important part of marital life. A good sex life can solve many issues for a couple and ease daily life tensions and stress. In Islam, marriage is the only means through which one can satisfy their sexual needs. Giving pleasure to one’s spouse is a highly rewarding deed. Marriage itself is viewed in Islam …

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

In this counseling answer: • If masturbation is a means to help release your sexual tension and keep you focused on higher goals in life, as a psychologist, I think it can help with your situation. In my opinion, masturbation becomes haram if it is habitual and accompanied by viewing of illicit material. • Try …



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