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*Marital Guidance

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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Marrying a Christian woman.

Question   Its been 2 yrs we know each other very well, working together in the same company and have been good friends. Its very recently that I have fallen in love with her.She is a christian, I have so far never found such a virtuos and pious women even …

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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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Ownership of Mahr

Nasihah (Advice): Mahr (dowry)   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Whoever marries a woman with the intention of not paying her Mahr (dowry) whether it be a meager amount or a huge amount, and he passes away in that state, he will meet Allah as a fornicator.” (Majmauz Zawaaid)   __________________________________________ …

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Conjugal relations during Pregnancy

  Nasihah (Advice): Guarding secrets   Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “One of the worst people in the sight of Allah on the day of Resurrection will be a person who engages in conjugal relations with his wife and she with him and he then discloses this secret of hers.” …

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Responsibility of caring for the father

  Nasihah (Advice): Taking care of one’s parents   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “May that person be disgraced. May that person be disgraced. May that person be disgraced – who has his parents – one or both of them – reaching old age and yet he does not …

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Marrying a revert who did not change their name

Nasihah (Advice): Success – Accepting Islam  Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “Successful is one who has entered the fold of Islam and is provided with sustenance that is sufficient for his needs and Allah makes him content with what he has bestowed upon him.” (Muslim) Question and Answer: Q. Is it necessary to change …

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5 Ways You are unknowingly destroying your Husband & Marriage

BY KATELYN CARMEN. You might be surprised to figure out you are doing these five destructive things that will ultimately ruin your relationship with your spouse.When I got married, I was amazed at the instant, overwhelming sense of responsibility I felt to love and care for my husband. Suddenly, a …

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