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Marriage

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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Assault on Family

  Family, the basic unit of civilisation, is under multi-pronged assault. History bears testimony that the nations that wielded power, conquered neighbours and raised empires could not survive the decay stemming from the disintegration of the family. It tore them from below, deprived them of young blood, sapped their creative …

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And They Called it Women’s Liberation

How Women Were Lured Out of the Home in the USA By Areeba bint Khalid From the 1800s to the present day, family life in the West has remarkably changed. While the West calls this change part of the women freedom movement, a look at history may show otherwise. America …

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The western concept of liberating women

By Haqqseeker  Some decades ago a number of warped minded Western thinkers started advocating that for women, the marriage and the family life were nothing more than a curse that confined them to persistent slavery. They maintained that women must be liberated from male subjugation and domestic responsibilities and achieve full independence in …

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The Gift of Gratitude – Shukr

On one occasion, after Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam) had married, Nabi Ebrahim (‘alaihis salaam) came to visit him in Makkah Mukarramah. On arriving at his home, however, he did not meet Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam), as he was out, and instead met the wife of Nabi Ismaa‘eel (‘alaihis salaam). As she had …

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Absolute Last Option

Sayyiduna Thowbaan (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “Whichever woman asks for a divorce without a genuine need, the fragrance of Jannah will be haraam upon her.” (Sunan Tirmizi #1187) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) has explained that the facility of talaaq is the most abhorred of permissible …

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