468 fatwas

  • Her husband gave her a ring instead of the dowry agreed upon with her parents Date: 11-3-2014

    My husband bought me a diamond ring theday followingourNikaah andtold methat this ismy dowryalthough theagreement he hadwith my parents was to payin dollarsand not jewelry. CanIrequest the agreed dowry from him or not? .. More

  • She imagines having intercourse with a Mahram to enjoy sex with her husband Date: 11-3-2014

    I am happily married but somehow I have lost sexual feelings for my husband. For me to enjoy sex with him I have to imagine terrible un Islamic things like having sex with my brother, father etc. If I imagine this I then enjoy sex with him. Please help me because I want o enter jannah but I am failing to fight this away. .. More

  • A son may pay deferred dowry on behalf of his father Date: 19-2-2014


  • Who determines the Mahr - the bride or her guardian? Date: 10-2-2014

    Principally who has the right to decide mahr - the bride herself or the father? From sources I have learned that it is the explicit right of daughter and need to be decided among the intended couple so guardian/parents should not involve themselves to put pressure. Also, what can a lady demand in mahr apart from money and gold?? Some say that you may.. More

  • Wife may not work without husband's permission Date: 26-1-2014

    If wife works and husband does not want her to work but the wife insists on working then is it permissible to deposit the wife's check into a joint account (husband and wife) and spend it on household expenses, while letting her know that this money will be used for bills, mortgage, and grocery? Even if the wife stays home she does not perform her duties.. More

  • Traces of sexual intercourse should be removed according to social manners Date: 23-1-2014

    I am a newly-married wife. I got married less than a month ago. We have not settled in our own house yet, and I am staying with my sister and her husband, who is my maternal cousin, for now. My husband comes over for some days a week, and he insists on having sexual intercourse with me in my sister’s house, leaving the traces of the intercourse on.. More

  • Husband’s right to know the reason behind his son’s illness Date: 23-1-2014

    Assalaamu Alaykum, I am a married man and have a ten-month-old child. Does my wife have the right to lie to me about the reason behind my son’s illness, hiding the real reasons for his sickness under the pretext that we have problems and that she thinks that I would accuse her of negligence? The child suffered from intestinal obstruction and had.. More

  • Nothing prevents one from having sexual intercourse with his wife on wednesday night Date: 23-1-2014

    In the Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Ever Merciful Assalaamu Alaykum, I love you in (the Religion of) Allaah. Some people say that it is impermissible to approach one's wife on Wednesday night, and if one speaks while having sexual intercourse, it will bring about a defect (in the child to be born of that intercourse). What is your opinion,.. More

  • It is permissible for the husband to take his wife for psychotherapy Date: 23-1-2014

    I married a twenty-eight-year-old girl and some time after our marriage, I felt that she had a psychiatric disorder. Her sister, a pediatrician, accused me of causing her to have a psychiatric disorder, although we are still in the early months of our marriage. In every problem, her father tells me that he cannot exert any pressure on her, lest she.. More

  • Ruling on asking to check the wife’s e-mail Date: 22-1-2014

    I would like to ask a question. If the wife has an e-mail, then, in principle: 1- Does she have the right to keep her password unknown to her husband? 2- Does the husband have the right to ask his wife for her password without having a bad intention or would this be considered a violation of the wife’s rights? Many thanks. .. More

  • Conditional permissibility of asking the husband to allocate a day for fulfilling the wife’s needs Date: 22-1-2014

    As-Salamu alaykum, I am a married woman. My husband has a private business (working as a barber) and he has customers who come to him on prefixed appointments. He does not take a holiday and even works on Fridays. I also work and my holiday is on Friday. My husband does not allow me to go out alone because he fears for me. I do appreciate that, but.. More

  • Participating in furnishing the matrimonial home is a matter of custom Date: 22-1-2014

    Is the wife-to-be required to provide half or slightly more than half the furniture of the matrimonial home? .. More

  • A woman beautifying herself for her husband Date: 22-1-2014

    Assalaamu 'alaykum, Commenting on Fatwa no. 10257, I would like a clear Sharee‘ah-based ruling. What is wrong with my wife beautifying herself for me and concealing her defects? Does the person who goes on a diet change the Creation of Allaah Almighty? No! He just improves his appearance, for the obesity which he suffers from is but a disease. I.. More

  • Harmful effects of anal intercourse Date: 21-1-2014

    Is the wife considered divorced from her husband if he has anal intercourse with her? What are the harmful effects of anal intercourse for both the man and the woman? .. More

  • Can a man pay dowry to his divorced wife from zakat money? Date: 21-1-2014

    Is it permissible for a man to pay his ex-wife her due dowry – which is a debt – from zakat money? Note that the husband is currently experiencing dire financial straits. He is supporting a large family with a small salary that does not meet their basic needs... More