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Marriage

Why am I still not married?

  by S Farooq Source: Muslimvillage.com         I remember the chagrin and inner turmoil of being single and hopeful of marriage, back during my early twenties!   Even after almost a decade of marriage, I still vividly remember the constant roller-coaster of emotions that the heart experiences …

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19 Marriage Tips Everyone Needs to Know

   In the News http://www.viralnova.com/category/news/ Below are 20 wise marriage tips from a man that was recently divorced. You wouldn’t normally think that a divorced man would give good advice on being a husband, but this man has been through enough hardship to know what is worth fighting for: MARRIAGE …

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When Love is Not Enough

  http://mentalhealth4muslims.com/2012/02/29/when-love-is-not-enough-reassessing-marriage-in-the-muslim-community/#&panel1-6 *This article is adapted from a presentation Sr. Hosai Mojaddidi prepared for the Grand Mawlid event, held February 5th, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. According to a Soundvision survey conducted in 2010: “If you attended six Muslim weddings this summer, chances are that two will end up in …

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Marriage: The Charm of “Thank You”

  Posted by: Umm Reem November 6, 2013 Consider this scenario: A husband buys a house for his family. You ask the wife if she thanked her husband. Wife replies with a surprise, “Why is that necessary?” You answer, “Because he bought a house!” Wife says, “Yes, but its not …

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Campaign:Violence Against Women & Children

Minister Lulu Xingwana (the Minister for Children,Women and people with Disabilities) in collaboration with the National Religious Leaders Council (NRLC) has arranged a “Focus Week-End” this week starting on Friday, 1 Nov – Sunday, 3 Nov 2013 to highlight “Violence against women & children” Various faith groups would participate in …

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Marriage, sin, and society…

MuslimVillage inter-islam.org   In light of modernity, what is marriage? What does it mean? The Collins Paperback English Dictionary states under the heading of marriage: ‘The contract made by a man and a woman to live as husband and wife’. The Hutchinson Encyclopedia states: ‘..legally or culturally sanctioned union..’. So, …

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Beauty Queens Outside and Slobs Inside?

  In the West women dress with looks to kill outside the home and save the sweats and t-shirts for inside. Most women will look very beautiful while going outside of the house, but look like a slob inside the house. One of them spends at least an hour taking …

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Falling in love illicitly comes at a price

Sakeena Suliman – Opinion | 26 September 2013/20 Dhul Qa’dah 1434- cii Girl One was 25 when she met the man she wanted to marry. He was 40 and married yet they became firm friends. Contrary to what many would assume their relationship was an intimacy of two minds and …

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Insight- Women Matters

Yasmin Mogahed Insight #1: The first insight is about the natural emotional cycle of women. Not understanding this can cause many problems in a relationship. “Women are like waves”: John Gray uses the term “waves” to describe a woman’s natural emotional cycle. Like waves, women naturally go up and down …

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