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The Cinderella delusion

  by Margaret Paul Source: HedayaHartford.com muslimvillage March 5, 2015 Would the prince have chosen Cinderella to marry if she was a miserable young woman? If her stepsisters were beautiful but miserable, would he have chosen either of them? Are you living under the delusion that when you meet your soul …

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Mut’ah: The Shia menace

Compared with a blissful marriage Following is an important article written by my dear friend Sheikh Usman Iqbal. He compares marriage with Mut’ath and explains the harms of Mut’ah. May Allah give hidayat to all Muslims. ———————- Marriage- Shiaism vs Islam In Islam marriage is a long-term commitment which requires …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 2

 The First Fire: Time Management Click Here for part 1 IN OUR INTRODUCTION (“Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 1: Conflict Resolution”) we discussed how marital conflict can be used as a tool to bring couples closer by strengthening their bond. Just as Allah’s Messenger œ mentioned that fitnah (tribulation) …

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Top 10 Reasons Why Marriage Fails

Marriage Counselors Share Their Experience By Fatima Bheekoo-Shah Gauteng, South Africa Couples need to regularly re-evaluate their relationship in a gentle and honest manner. Marriage like any other relationship is never perfect. Even the best of marriages tumble. Most experts agree that the key to a successful and loving marriage …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 3

The Second Fire: Parents and In-Laws aljumuah.com ONE OF THE most emotionally charged topics in marriage is in-laws, which includes our own parents. Most Muslims feel conflicted between their spouses, their parents, or in-laws at some point. Despite what we know to be right about our relationships in a fiqhî (Islamic …

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In Islam, the clock for marriage never stops ticking

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan – Cii Radio | 22 Rabi uth Thani 1436/13 February 2015 People don’t have sell by dates and do not sit on shelves, milk and cookies do. Kittens are not associated with spinsters and success with bachelorhood. Marriage is not a prison but a union. And the …

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The Harms of Bridal Showers

        Have the norms of society made marriage too difficult? Or have we mistaken culture with religion? Guest Contributor Fatima Moolla explores the subject of bridal showers.   Allah Ta’allah states in the glorious Qur’an:   ” And among His signs is that He created for you …

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Part 2 | The First Fire: Parents and In-Laws

Cooling the Fires of Marriage ONE OF THE most emotionally charged topics in marriage is in-laws, which includes our own parents. Most Muslims feel conflicted between their spouses, their parents, or in-laws at some point. Despite what we know to be right about our relationships in a fiqhî (Islamic legal) sense, this fire …

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Mars VS. Venus

BY RIAD OUARZAZI.   Islaam is a very strong advocate of marriage. We view marriage as the foundation of society, family, and life. This is because through marriage families are established and the family is the fundamental unit of our society. In the Qur’aan and Sunnah, marriage is the only Halaal and legitimate way in …

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