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Marriage

Overlooking the shortcomings of a spouse

A man came to Umar Radhi Allahu Anhu to complain about his wife. As he reached his door, he heard Ummi Kulthum, Umarʼs Radhi Allahu Anhu wife, speaking harshly to him. A man came to Umar Radhi Allahu Anhu to complain about his wife. As he reached his door, he …

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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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Have we fallen into a happy trap?

by Jill Stark Source: smh.com.au Happy ever after: We want it for ourselves, we want it for our kids, and we want it now. But what if everything we know about happiness is a lie? What if the relentless pursuit of pleasure is in fact making us miserable? A growing …

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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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Masturbation Harms

Dr. Sayeed Ahmad D. I. Hom. (London) Masturbation is the process of bringing about a voluntary excitement of the sexual centers following generally by the discharge of semen, through some method other than normal sexual intercourse. In other words, “Masturbation” means ejaculation of semen by hand. There are various devices …

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Masturbation

There are serious harms resulting for masturbation both from a physical point of view and a spiritual point of view. A person can become addicted to masturbation to such an extent that it effects his/her future sex life. Masturbation is also a sin causes feelings of guilt and depression in …

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Pre-marital Relations

Question: I’ve been told that premarital relationships are haram because they lead to premarital sex, and that makes sense in the old times, when contraception wasn’t as readily available, but in the modern era, where condoms are and other contraceptives are easily available, why are premarital relationships and sex prohibited? …

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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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Save Marriage End Divorce

  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 …

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