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Marriage Bandits

Zainab bint Younus exposes the hidden abuse of marriage fraud that occurs within the Muslim community and warns vulnerable sisters how to avoid it. Muslim communities around the world face many challenges, from within as well as from external sources. Certain issues, such as poverty and substance abuse, are widespread amongst all races and …

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The Need for Simple Weddings

by Shaikhul Hadith Maulana Yusuf Motala http://haqislam.org/the-need-for-simple-weddings/   Almighty Allah says in the Holy Qur’an: “O Mankind! Be dutiful to your Lord, Who created you from a single person (Adam) and from him He created his wife (Eve), and from them He created many men and women. Fear Allah through …

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Six Reminders for the Muslim Daughter-in-law

Ruhaifa Adil- IIPH | 23 Muharram 1437/06 November 2015 When a girl gets married, everything changes. She leaves her home to go live with a man she has probably not known before; to live without her parents in a completely new house for which she is now solely responsible. She …

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20 Tips On Dealing With Your Inlaws

 http://myislamipartner.com/blog/20-tips-on-dealing-with-your-inlaws/   As we all know In-laws are commonly the focus of blame in many marital disputes, but this can be put to a minimum when taking into consideration and implementing the following tips for the sake of Allah swt and to maintain a healthy, pleasurable relationship with them: 1. …

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Why do you always go crying to your Mum?

By Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf Mangera In the name of Allah, the Inspirer of truth. In life, it is quite natural that things don’t always necessarily go the way we want them to. Life is full of difficulties, challenges and obstacles. What defines whether a person will be successful …

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Six Reminders for the Muslim Mother-In-Law

Ruhaifa Adil – IIPH | 15 Muharram 1437/29 October 2015 Becoming a mother-in-law is probably harder than becoming a mother. A mother is blessed with a natural love for the child she carries inside her womb for nine difficult months, to whom she gives birth while enduring great pain and …

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Soap Box: Failing Our Sons

  The other day a post on my Facebook newsfeed from an Islamic inspirational site showed an image with a couple facing each other, the woman looking up to her husband, her head tilted to the side. The caption encouraged wives to use this “subordinate” position for apologising to their …

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Successful marriage is about more than rights!

by Abu Ibrahim Source: http://islamiclearningmaterials.com Posted by: MV Media   Articles and books that contain the phrase “Rights of the Muslim Wife/Husband” should be banned. Those are some of the worst and destructive articles I’ve ever encountered in the English-Muslim world. This is not to say that Muslim men and …

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Marrying Mr Right in Wrongwaytown

Marriages are made in heaven, but the wedding ceremony takes place on earth … and at times, besides the Mehr-e-Fatimi, there is nothing heavenly about it.   Many thousands of years ago, long before this earth was even created, when the pen of destiny was writing in the skies, the …

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Rights of Husband & Wife in Islam

 http://www.wisewives.org/ 1. The husband must give his wife the marriage gift/dowry. A marriage contract is not considered legal and complete unless a dowry has been specified. This right cannot be forfeited, even if the bride approves, until after the marriage contract is completed. She has the freedom to do whatever …

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