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  • Artificial Insemination

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And Allah has made for you from yourselves mates and has made for you from your mates sons and grandchildren and has provided for you from the good things. Then in falsehood do they believe and in the favor of Allah they disbelieve? } [Quran 16:72]. Allah The Exalted also Says (what means): {He gives to whom He.. More

  • 'Eed: A Time for Joy between Spouses

    On the morning of the day of 'Eed,mosques echo with the sounds ofTakbeer (the words 'Allahu Akbar'), Tahleel (the words 'Laa ilaaha illaa Allah') and tears flow expressing grief over the departure of the beloved month of Ramadan, the month of blessings, patience, generosity and bounties. Allah The Almighty gives us the gift of 'Eed, which are days of.. More

  • Wise Tips for Muslim Wives

    A mother advises her daughter before her wedding: Asma’ bint Kharijah Al-Fazari, may Allah have mercy upon her, said to her daughter before her wedding, “O my daughter, you are about to leave the nest where you grew up to sleep in an unfamiliar bed and to live with an unfamiliar man. Be the earth for him, and he will be your sky; be a resting.. More

  • A Strategy to Support the Marital Relationship

    "O ‘Aa’ish!" This is how our beloved Messenger, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to coddle his wife ‘Aa’ishah, the Mother of Believers, may Allah be pleased with her, and treat her nicely by shortening her name (from ‘Aa’ishah to ‘Aa’ish) as narrated by Al-Bukhaari and Muslim. Strategy.. More

  • A Woman Is Married for Four Reasons

    Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “A woman is married for four (reasons): her wealth, noble ancestry, beauty and religion. Choose the religious woman lest your hand is stuck to dust (because of destitution).” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] Noble ancestry results.. More

  • Mutual Rights - Maintaining Chastity - II

    When righteousness touches a woman, one would not hear or see from her anything but good. Such is the righteousness of the early Muslim generations about whom the Prophet, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, spoke highly, saying: “My generation is the best of generations.” Surely, they were the best generation, men and women, old and young.. More

  • Mutual Rights - Maintaining Chastity - I

    Maintaining Chastity The second right of the two rights that this series of articles pertains to is the overnight stay, which signifies that the spouses help each other in observing chastity. Each of the spouses should fulfill this right for the other. Some scholars have said that the purpose of marriage is that both the man and the woman preserve.. More

  • Building a Happy Home - II

    The wife’s role in maintaining the marital home and living with kindness A Muslim woman should know that happiness, affection and mercy can only be achieved when she preserves her chastity, adheres to her religion, knows her rights and does not exceed them, and obeys her husband as he is her protector and maintainer. A wife should fulfill her.. More

  • Building a Happy Home - I

    We all seek happiness, rest, stability and peace of mind, and we want to avoid the causes of misery, worry and disturbance -- especially at home and within the family. This can only be achieved by believing in Allah, The Almighty, Alone, relying on Him, entrusting one’s affairs to Him as well as utilizing all lawful means. Importance of Establishing.. More

  • Tips for a Happy Marriage

    1- Make your wife happy and you will be happy: You must give to take. This is one of the laws of life, and if you give happiness to your wife, you will receive happiness. You should know that the first one to benefit from your wife’s happiness is you. That is because if you succeed in making her happy, she will spare no effort to make you.. More

  • 'You' and 'I': The Art of Communication in Marital Life – I

    He said he was coming in ten minutes’ time. Ten minutes pass, half an hour, an hour, and then he shows up. The wife: "You said ten minutes, and I have been waiting here for an hour." The husband: "Forgive me, there was too much traffic." The wife: "This is not the first time. That’s the way you are; always late... More

  • The Way to Your Family's Happiness - IV

    Dear Muslim brothers and sisters, every married couple wishes to have a happy family, but achieving happiness requires avoiding all the aforementioned causes of family break-up in addition to observing the following things: ‎ • Keenness on bringing up children through good ‎example and ‎good instruction: Good example is one of the.. More

  • The Way to your Family's Happiness - I

    Happiness: The desired goal ‎ Happiness is the paradise of dreams that all people ‎long for, but the question that has perplexed humanity since ancient times is, “Where is happiness?” Many people have searched for it in the wrong place and returned with broken hearts, like the one who went to search for pearls in the desert. Yes,.. More

  • The Way to your Family's Happines - III

    • Approving forbidden acts in the house: This factor is closely related to the first key cause of family break-up (‎neglecting Divine commandments regarding ‎marital life). That is because observance of the Ordinances of Allah The Almighty removes all evil from the house and vice versa. Dear Muslim brothers and sisters, we should know.. More

  • The Way to your Family's Happiness - II

    Key causes of family break-up The break-up of a family means unraveling of family ties and love among members of the same family. As a result, the home loses its key role in guiding children and regulating their behavior, and is almost relegated to the status of a 'hotel' that provides nothing but food and a place to sleep. Undoubtedly, this is very.. More