Marital Bliss in Ramadan: 8 Awesome Tips to Keep Your Love Alive

Although married couples are not permitted to be intimate to the level which may lead to intercourse while fasting, there are many other ways to express your love for one another during Ramadan. Allah [swt] says in the ayah: “It has been made permissible for you the night preceding fasting to go to your wives [for sexual relations]. They are clothing […]

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An Intimate Ramadan

So, you have set your Ramadan goals and are on your way to achieving them with consistency and persistence, insha Allah. Everyone seems to have set their sights on creating a productive ramadan by increasing our ibadah in terms of prayer, sadaqah, Qur’an, etc. However, one aspect of ibadah (or an aspect which can be considered sadaqah when done with […]

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Islam and Intimacy

In Islam satisfying one’s sexual appetite is a both a vehicle to perpetuating the human race and curbing one’s most basic and primitive desires. A rewarding Intention: Lawfully satisfying one’s sexual appetite is a means of lowering one’s gaze and guarding one’s modesty. It is by the Mercy of Allah that muslims are rewarded for lawfully satisfying their sexual appetites. […]

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Etiquettes of Intimacy

Below is a brief explanation of etiquette’s related to intimacy in Islam. Each one of these headings has a lot more information so if you are unclear on any specific matter please do further research regarding the matter. 1. Private Setting The first important thing to remember is that the couple should be in a private room, with doors closed […]

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4 Text Messages Your Wife Would Love to Receive

Women love the feeling of being appreciated, missed and wanted; so surprising your wife with random text messages throughout the day is such a small gesture that can go a long way. Here are 4 text messages your wife would love to receive randomly throughout her day and would most likely put a huge cheesy smile on her face. 1. […]

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5 Intimacy Revival Tactics – Physical Touch (Part 5 of 5)

5.    PHYSICAL TOUCH This is most obvious language of love and is non-verbal; and simply touching can be so expressive of love and care. Simple things like holding hands or sitting close to each other on the couch so that your bodies are touching, to hugging and kissing demonstrate this language. If this is your husband’s primary love language, stealing […]

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5 Intimacy Revival Tactics – Acts of Service (Part 4 of 5)

4.    ACTS OF SERVICE Most Muslim women tend to do acts of service at home out of a sense of obligation, but the amazing thing is it might be your spouse’s primary language of love. Ironing his shirts, cooking him a delicious meal, keeping the home clean and tidy, looking after and raising the children could be speaking your husband’s […]

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5 Intimacy Revival Tactics – Receiving Gifts (Part 3 of 5)

3.    RECEIVING GIFTS You may be surprised to find out that your spouse’s language of love is receiving gifts. Love shows through the thoughtfulness and effort behind the gesture of giving a gift. For some men, receiving one big gift occasionally can express to him how much you love him, and for others small consistent gifts can work wonders. If […]

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5 Intimacy Revival Tactics – Quality Time (Part 2 of 5)

2.    QUALITY TIME Plan activities that you can do together so that you can spend quality time with your spouse. You may like to take walks together or go for a swim or exercise together. Perhaps you are involved in the community, so you may volunteer together. Sometimes we look forward to girls’ nights or girls’ day out but overlook […]

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5 Intimacy Revival Tactics – Words of Affirmation (Part 1 of 5)

If you’ve been married for a few years, you may have found that you’ve been playing escape and evade with your intimate life. You may have gotten caught up in the constant foraging to provide for your children’s needs, and that initial laser focus has strayed away from your husband. Even if you started out your marriage on point, you’ve […]

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