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Marriage

Victims of Free-Mixing 

  Umm Muhammad, a woman over the age of 40, tells her story.   I lived a life of modest means with my husband. There was never any closeness and harmony, and my husband did not have the kind of strong personality that a woman would hope for, but his …

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Women Deserve Better

  From the beginning, we tell young girls they can do anything they want to do, they can be anyone they want to be. They are given access to great education, encouraged to further their studies and attain higher degrees. We push them to push themselves, to break boundaries, to …

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When can A Revert Woman remarry after accepting Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): Ghusl upon the acceptance of Islam   Sayyiduna Qais Bin Aasim Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that he accepted Islam and Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam instructed him to perform Ghusl with water and lotus leaves. (Tirmidhi)   Note: It is preferable (Mustahab) to perform Ghusl upon the acceptance of Islam. …

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Why Should I Marry?

  Introduction Marriage in Islam Why marry? Marriage and its Connection with Fornication and Homosexuality The Knock-on Effects of Fornication and Homosexuality Marriage and Masturbation A Final Word Regarding Marriage   Introduction In light of modern day, what is marriage? What does it mean? The Collins Paperback English Dictionary states …

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Why are the rules different for husband vs wife?

Question: In Islam, a man has options to choose from when his wife misbehaves or does something displeasing. For example, negotiating, then leaving her bedroom, etc. My question is, what if a man misbehaves? Does the woman have any options? What if he does something extremely horrible? What can she …

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Marriage is not for Small Boys !!!

  I used to interpret the saying “Marriage is not for small boys” to mean small  boys in terms of age, until I visited a female mentor that has been in marriage for 47 years.   I asked, so what is the secret of your over 47 years in marriage? …

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To date or not to date?

    Girl meets boy, and life seems so sweet. Now that he is in her life, no one else exists. All day long he is the number one feature of her daydreams; the star of the show. She checks her Facebook to see if he has posted on her …

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The Unforgiving Reality of Adultery/Infidelity

    We as Muslims in this country have an attitude that we are immune to certain calamities or illnesses and so we don’t need to learn about these issues because it will never affect us. This amongst other things is the ignorant attitude that is allowing these problems to …

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Islam and the Gym Culture

    Question:   Many men go to gym. Other members are wearing inappropriate clothing and loud music is blaring. Females also frequent the gyms.          a) Can the parents stop the male children from going to the gym?          b) Can the wife …

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Why Must I Obey My Husband?

Question: I am a Muslim female who is a feminist and believes Islam does and shouldn’t subjugate and degrade women. Lately I have been getting a lot of questions in my mind. I want to know why in Islam a wife has to obey her husband. Just them being strong …

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