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Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 2

 The First Fire: Time Management Click Here for part 1 IN OUR INTRODUCTION (“Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 1: Conflict Resolution”) we discussed how marital conflict can be used as a tool to bring couples closer by strengthening their bond. Just as Allah’s Messenger œ mentioned that fitnah (tribulation) …

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Top 10 Reasons Why Marriage Fails

Marriage Counselors Share Their Experience By Fatima Bheekoo-Shah Gauteng, South Africa Couples need to regularly re-evaluate their relationship in a gentle and honest manner. Marriage like any other relationship is never perfect. Even the best of marriages tumble. Most experts agree that the key to a successful and loving marriage …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 3

The Second Fire: Parents and In-Laws aljumuah.com ONE OF THE most emotionally charged topics in marriage is in-laws, which includes our own parents. Most Muslims feel conflicted between their spouses, their parents, or in-laws at some point. Despite what we know to be right about our relationships in a fiqhî (Islamic …

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In Islam, the clock for marriage never stops ticking

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan – Cii Radio | 22 Rabi uth Thani 1436/13 February 2015 People don’t have sell by dates and do not sit on shelves, milk and cookies do. Kittens are not associated with spinsters and success with bachelorhood. Marriage is not a prison but a union. And the …

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The Harms of Bridal Showers

        Have the norms of society made marriage too difficult? Or have we mistaken culture with religion? Guest Contributor Fatima Moolla explores the subject of bridal showers.   Allah Ta’allah states in the glorious Qur’an:   ” And among His signs is that He created for you …

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Part 2 | The First Fire: Parents and In-Laws

Cooling the Fires of Marriage ONE OF THE most emotionally charged topics in marriage is in-laws, which includes our own parents. Most Muslims feel conflicted between their spouses, their parents, or in-laws at some point. Despite what we know to be right about our relationships in a fiqhî (Islamic legal) sense, this fire …

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Mars VS. Venus

BY RIAD OUARZAZI.   Islaam is a very strong advocate of marriage. We view marriage as the foundation of society, family, and life. This is because through marriage families are established and the family is the fundamental unit of our society. In the Qur’aan and Sunnah, marriage is the only Halaal and legitimate way in …

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How to register a Muslim Marriage in South Africa?

Cii Radio | 06 Rabi ul Aakhir 1436/28 January 2015 In 2014, the South African Department of Home Affairs spearheaded a project which oversaw scores of Ulama across the country being trained as accredited marriage officers. This initiative was intended at making marriage registration procedures accessible for the Muslim couple, …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 1 | Conflict Resolution

By Olivia Kompier aljumuah.com The Missing Marriage-Crisis Link MARRIAGE IS CURRENTLY one of the most popular topics in the Muslim community, and not just because people like a love story or aunties are bored (although those are true too). Marriage in America is in crisis, irrespective of religion. As a reaction, …

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