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Marriage

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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Imperfect

by Humaira Khan Asma was always one to focus on what was missing: the sun on a cloudy day, the tiny smudge on her otherwise beautiful painting, the single wrong answer on a test. She feared imperfection like it was a debilitating disease. And it showed. Like this evening. Five …

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Do Muslim Husbands Make the Grade?

ask-imam When we seek out knowledge about marriage we see that the Qur’an and Sunnah have assigned tremendous importance to the marriage contract and have distinguished it above all other contracts. Indeed the Prophet (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) said, “When a man marries, he has completed half of his religion and …

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Zina-[ADULTERY/FORNICATION]

Zina [ADULTERY/FORNICATION] INTRODUCTION Perverted people of the modern era visualize illegal and deviated sexual gratification as natural acts and regard marriage as an unnecessary innovation of civilization. They seem to think that it is perfectly natural that whenever one feels the urge, or finds the opportunity, and two members of …

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The Ideal Muslim Woman and Her Own Self Part 1

By Dr. Muhammad ‘Ali Introduction Islam encourages the Muslims to stand out among people, readily distinguishable by their dress, appearance and behavior, so that they will be a good example, worthy of the great message that they bring to humanity. According to the hadith narrated by the great Sahabi Ibn …

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Guidance for Sexual Health

One of the rights of human beings is to satisfy their sexual needs. This may be aural, by listening to amorous words; visual, by looking at that which arouses sexual desire; or physical, by engaging in sexual acts of different types. However, the only legal way to satisfy sexual urges …

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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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The Effects of Domestic Violence

The Effects of Domestic Violence By: Haleh Banani, MA Clinical Psychology As Huda slowly gained consciousness on the floor, she became aware of her surroundings. She felt the cold tile beneath her and the taste of blood in her mouth. The thundering sound of her husband, yelling and cursing at …

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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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