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  • Got acquainted before proposing marriage by cell phone contacts Date: 19-7-2004

    I am currently involved in a relationship with a Muslimah through SMS message. It's taking us far, and I just proposed to her through SMS. My worry is that I love her so much, but the feeling of getting married to her, after being involved in such a relationship (sending sms messages) makes me feel our marriage won't last long. Can I marry her? Please.. More

  • After knowing her past he promised marriage, but abandoned her Date: 19-7-2004

    I want to know if a person promises to marry you and simply abandons you and is not in touch anymore what is the fatwa regarding this. After knowing my past life he promises and then goes away, does this mean he's afraid of my past then why did he promise?.. More

  • Obey your father and seek Allah's help Date: 18-7-2004

    I have a dilemma; I know this man via my sister in law. He is very good, sweet, kind Muslim man. But I live in Holland and he lives (illegal) in the States. I am going to Morocco this summer and he wants to let his parents meet my parents and ask for my hand. Can my parents not accept this because the man to be is not present but in the US because.. More

  • Makes prohibited contacts with females Date: 30-6-2004

    I have a problem but each time I tried to correct it more temptations come around me. my problem started when I was youngbecause I grew loving the things of this world so much but in a bid to run away from it (especially having sex with opposite sex) I made a pledge to Allah that InshaAllah I wont do it again until I get married since then I.. More

  • She practices Islam and has made friends with a Christian guy Date: 25-5-2004

    My name is Shazia and I have a few questions. I hope you can try and help me. Firstly, I would like to know the meaning of my name. Secondly, I have a question about Hijab. I want to know what is the exact Hijab prescribed for women. Is wearing a Niqab allowed? What is the Sunnah on this matter? Just wearing a scarf is enough or is it.. More

  • Her Muslim boyfriend's family wants him to marry his cousin in Africa Date: 23-5-2004

    My boyfriend is Muslim. I am not. We live together in Dayton. Now his family in Mali, West Africa says he needs to marry his first cousin who he grew up with. Her husband died 3 years ago. She is older than him. Does he have to marry her to keep faith with his family? I do not accept this and when it happens we will not be together any more even.. More

  • Wants photo of his female cousin Date: 12-5-2004

    I am a Muslim and I want a girl from Germany who is also Muslim. We knew each other in Lebanon. Can she send me her photo? She is a daughter of my uncle... More

  • Husband contacting other women online Date: 11-5-2004

    My husband seeks online relationships with different women... More

  • Courtship and Jihad Date: 26-2-2004

    Does Islam allow the practice of courtship? How can we carry out Jihad and what are the necessary steps in order for a Muslim to participate in it?.. More

  • Being in contact with girlfriend who married Date: 30-12-2003

    My girlfriend got married recently (we never had sex) somehow she started talking to me again and she is not interested in her husband. She wants me to be in touch with her over chat/emails. Please advice me of it is right to continue talking to her?.. More

  • Friend coping with a broken marriage Date: 30-12-2003

    A friend came back from a long journey abroad, and found his wife absolutely transformed to another person who didn't respect him and even listen to him. She is not a Muslim. So she promised to divorce him and he agreed. In anger about the whole situation, he started to seek another woman, and he's living with her without marriage. He still prays and.. More

  • Pre-marital Relations Are Forbidden Date: 1-11-2003

    I what to marry a Muslim lady who is religious committed Al-Hamdu Lillah. Insha Allah, she is going abroad to live with her mother and so she inquired me to give her my photo so that she can show it to her mother and later on the photo will be destroyed Insha Allah, after three 3 years Insha Allah, she will come back and we will get marries Insha Allah... More

  • Female student befriending a male schoolmate Date: 21-6-2003

    I am a Muslim girl, and I was just wondering if it is alright to have a guy as a friend. I have no emotions toward him whatsoever, and I help him in school. Again we are friends only inside school, like schoolmates. I always tell him about Islam and rules and he is really interested. He is not a bad guy at all, does not drink, does not eat pork and.. More

  • Illicit relations result in remorse and regret Date: 15-12-2002

    I met one boy on net and he wants to marry me but I can't do it because I can't hurt my parents, but he is saying that he will commit suicide and in this way his whole home will be destroyed because of me. Please help me what should I do. Should I talk to my parents? Cause I don't want to hurt my parents and I also don't want to destroy a home... More

  • Receiving Love Letters from Non-Muslim Girl in USA Date: 27-11-2002

    I have a story that I would like to have information about. I met a girl from USA 6 months ago. She began to love me and she wants to get married. She knows that I'm Muslim and she respects my religion. Sometimes I try to make her understand our religion and she is not against it. She still sends me letters and always says that she loves me and wants.. More