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*Marital Guidance

Advice to Daughter-in-Laws

By Moulana Abdul Hameed Ishaq 1. Accept your in-laws as your own parents. You have them to thank for the wonderful man who has become your life partner. 2. Don’t compare them to your parents as to show your spouse how inadequate his parents are. 3. If your in-laws give …

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Virtuous Jealousy

Virtuous Jealousy: A woman’s take by Fatima Barakatullah   We live in societies in which most men and women have lost their sense of modesty, women are obsessed with their appearances and wear clothes to be seen by others and to attract the attention of other men even if they …

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This is Love

This is love. And so there are some who spend their whole lives seeking. Sometimes giving, sometimes taking. Sometimes chasing. But often, just waiting. They believe that love is a place that you get to: a destination at the end of a long road. And they can’t wait for that …

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Making marriage work: the missing link to success

  “And among His signs is that He created for you mates from among yourselves that you may dwell in tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between you; verily, in that are signs for people who reflect.” (Qur’an, 30:21) We’ve all read this verse on countless …

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Domestic Violence:Verbal Abuse in Marriage: Words can Kill

Domestic Violence Series Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones but Words will never Hurt Me…. “My husband thinks I am stupid. He thinks I can never learn Arabic because I don’t have the brains to.” A sister said while she was seeking advice about her marital discords. She has …

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The Muslim Woman’s Achilles Heel

By Irum Sarfaraz The wise have said that no matter how strong a person is, he definitely has one Achilles heel. Compared to women of any other society and religion, I consider Muslim women no less an epitome of wonder women. And their Achilles heel? Their husband’s second marriage. Its …

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Letter to the Unfulfilled Wife

By Umm Abdullah and Umm Zahrah I MAY not know you. I may not know your name, where you come from, or where you live. But I know what you’re going through. I’ve been there. I know you just want to be happy. You just want your marriage, your husband, …

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Q&A 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 …

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Problems with my parents. Permissible to move out?

Question: I have been married for few years and have children. We have been living with my parents for the last six years. However, my parents do not treat me as though I am their daughter. When they are nice, they are lovely and we get along really well. Unfortunately, …

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