How to Deal With Money Fights in Marriage?

Communication is the key to most marital issues and  financial challenges are no exception. By honoring each other and knowing one’s rights and duties, you will be able to reach an agreement. This video by Marriagesucess offers advice by Islamic scholars and marriage counselors on how to deal with money fights in marital life.

Question of the Week: Why is Divorce So High Amongst Young Muslim Couples?

Asalamu alaykum, I’m struggling to deal with this one as it is almost at a chronic level. I’m thinking that an association towards the ease and sustainment of marriage should be established (at least on a local level). A course could be given over a two weekend period that covers the fiqh and social aspects of marriage. If one passes, […]

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Q&A – A Convert Asked About A Muslim Engagement Ceremony

Question: I am a recent convert to Islam and I should get engaged in three months, in sha’ Allah. I do not know much about how engagement is performed in Islam and I need information on the rules to follow for the engagement ceremony so that I do my best to bring Allah’s blessing on my engagement and future marriage. […]

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Q&A – Photos Teaching Sex

Question: Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. Is it permissible for Muslims to look at pictures of couples doing other styles of sexual intercourse? Please know that they are NOT showing their private parts. Please also know that this is for the sake of me and my husband to experiment and attain pleasure. Jazakum Allahu khayran. Answer: Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi […]

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Extent of husband’s relatives interfere in their life

What are the rights of the in-laws (the husband’s brothers and sisters) in Islam? Do the father- and mother-in-law have the right of obedience? Do they have the right to enter my room with or without permission? To what extent should I obey them with regard to my clothing, cooking, childcare, keeping house and going out of the house? Do […]

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Is there a set age for marriage in Islam?

Question: I would like to know whether there is a set age for marriage in Islam for men and women? I hope you can explain with reference to the Qur’aan and saheeh hadeeths. Answer: Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: Islam does not give a specific age for marriage, either for the husband or for the wife. Allah, may He be […]

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Womens Treatment in Islam

We receive many questions about the treatment of women in Islam in general and what Muslim men do with their wives in particular. The following should help to shed some light on this most important subject. Question: I have a question about the treatment of the women in Islam. Could you please tell us why the Quran tells men to “Beat […]

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Her husband does not want more children but she does.

Question: Allah has blessed us with 2 beautiful and healthy My husband is of the opinion that in this day and age it’s enough. He does not want more kids. I If I talk to him, and tell him, that I would like to have another baby he sometimes get’s angry or tells me he will get a vasectomy. I […]

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My Parents had told me to not get married until I…

Assalamu ‘alaykum. My parents had told me to not get married until i finished my college diploma program. I agreed and waited, rejecting multiple prospects to stay focused. After finishing my college program and expressing my wishes to “start looking” and get married, they said no because a college diploma is not enough, and that I have to have a […]

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Sex before Marriage

Are Muslims allowed to partake in any sexual activity before they get married? _____________________________________________________ Brother, let me ask you a question. How would you feel if someone indulges in sexual relationship with your sister or daughter claiming that they’re planning to get married, yet after he fulfills his desires, he “dumps” her? I don’t think you would like such a […]

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