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Marriage Mail

Question:I am married for 22 years. My husband enjoys me showing him love, but he doesn’t like to show me the same kind of love towards me. There are many places in which they say you must show your love to your wife, and even tell her that you love …

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Proliferation of Divorces

Proliferation of Divorces The alarming explosion of Talaaqs in our present times is a cause for great concern. The mention of the word Talaaq which was at one time taboo in our communities has now become such a common and cheap word that in some marriages every argument features this …

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Excellent piece of advice for Females

It would not be far from the truth to say that these words deserve to be inscribed in gold ink. ———– ‘Abd al-Malik (RA) said: “When ‘Awf ibn Muhallim al-Shaybani, one of the most highly respected leaders of the Arab nobility during the jahiliyyah, married his daughter Umm Iyas to …

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Polygamy in the West Today

Polygamy in the global community is common, normal and accepted.  According to the Ethnographic Atlas Codebook[1] derived from George P. Murdock’s Ethnographic Atlas recorded the marital composition of 1231 societies, from 1960-1980.  Of these societies, 186 societies were monogamous.  1041 were polygynous.  According to Joseph Ginat, the author of ‘Polygamous …

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Polygamy

                                       Polygamy Islam is criticized for allowing polygamy, for popular culture in the West views polygamy as relatively backward and impoverished.  For many Christians, it is a license to promiscuity, and feminists consider it a violation of women’s rights and demeaning to women.  A crucial point that needs to be …

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60 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR WIFE HAPPY

60 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR WIFE HAPPY The Prophet (SAW) “The most perfect of the believers is the best of you in character, and the best of you are those among you who are best to their wives.”  1.Make her feel secure; ( tranquility) QUIT BEING AGGRESSIVE 2. When you …

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Fundamentals of a happy marriage

by Shahina Siddiqui Faith: The most basic and essential attribute of a Muslim marriage is the common faith that binds the couple. Since Islam is a way of life and not just a religion confined to weekly worship it becomes an integral part of a Muslim’s life. The frame of …

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Does the intention of marriage justify zina?

I am a young teenage girl just out of High school. I was going steady with a Muslim boy for 2 years. I relaxed myself with him as he pledged to marry me. However, now that I am pregnant he says that he cannot marry me since his mother is …

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Regrets of a Lifetime

Nabi Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam has said, “The one who seeks mutual counsel (Mashwara) will not regret and the one who seeks divine guidance (Istikhaarah) will not be at a loss.” How often have we made rash and hasty decisions and thereafter when the outcomes are manifested, we are deeply regretful …

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Three Talaqs and the laws pertaining to them

The Qur’aanic style clearly portrays that the issuing of three divorces is disliked in Shar’iah. If it ever becomes necessary for someone to separate from his wife, it is sufficient for him to pronounce two divorces only, as the issuing of the third one is neither necessary nor advisable. Instead …

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