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Polygamy: Rational or Irrational?

  Posted by: Umm Reem   Disclaimer: This article is based on personal observation and could be right or wrong. My conclusion is based on a happy marriage where a husband and a wife love each other and have no major issues, yet the husband still wants to take another …

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A Mother’s Love

  I think this is the most beautiful thing I have ever read in the English language. The first time I read it, it made me cry so much. That was years ago. Ever since then, I’ve been searching for it again. I found it again today. This time reading …

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Polygamy Survival Guide

  Dhakiyya Umm Ruqayya presents a practical guide for how to make polygamy work, drawn from personal experience. Polygamy is often seen as the end of a happy marriage, but it need not be that at all. Take it from me, I’m a happily married first wife and I’m friends …

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Advice to single sisters entangled with married men

by Ustadha Hosai Mojaddidi   The man you claim to “love” and are eagerly waiting on the sidelines for in the hopes that he’ll see you, is keeping you in the periphery for a reason. He knows perfectly well that he can go on enjoying his game on the field …

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Is it natural to argue with one’s spouse?

Question: I got married one year ago but now my wife and I are having arguments and at times we don’t talk although we really love each other. We both end up crying after the episode is over, please advise us how to overcome this. Answer: In the Name of …

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The Road to a Happy Marriage Part 1

1. Learn to forgive your spouse.. Remember the English adage ‘To err is human, to forgive is Divine.’ 2. Misunderstandings and minor differences should not be suppressed. Rather discuss them in an amicable manner, or else this could ultimately lead to a broken marriage (Allah Ta’ala save us.) 3. Learn …

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Hadith concerning a woman leaving home perfumed?

Nasihah: A recommended Dua to be recited after burial of the deceased: Sayyiduna Uthman (Radiyallahu Anhu) narrates that when Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to finish burying the deceased, he used to stand at the grave and advise his Sahabah “Ask Allah to forgive your (deceased) brother and ask Allah …

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Once upon a time . . .

Once upon a time …. there existed a society that possessed true values. Among them lived the Queen of Jannah, the most beloved daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam), Sayyidah Fatima (radiyallahu anha). Like the rest of the society of that era, she too possessed all the great qualities of …

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Escaping the Worst of Prisons

When Sara met Ahmed, she immediately knew. He was everything she had always dreamed of. Meeting him was like watching the sun rise in the middle of a snowstorm. His warmth melted the cold. But soon admiration turned to worship. Before she could understand what had happened, Sara had become …

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