460 fatwas

  • 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

  • Ruling on the wife’s abstaining from sexual intercourse because of sleep Date: 15-1-2014

    Is the wife’s sleep considered a legitimate excuse for her abstention from sexual intercourse if the husband desires her? If it is not a legitimate excuse, should the husband wake her up in case of being overpowered by sexual desire?.. More

  • A pregnant woman abstains from living in her marital home because of finding some odors repulsive Date: 14-1-2014

    Grand Shaykh: my sister is married and is now pregnant and cannot endure the smell of her house and her husband. She does not go to her house; is there any sin on her?.. More

  • Dowry is the bride's property not anyone else's Date: 14-1-2014

    Someone got married and paid a lot of money as a dowry and registered this in the contract. Later, he knew that this dowry was not given to the bride. What should he do?.. More

  • Ruling on forcing the wife to live in a particular place Date: 14-1-2014

    Is the husband permitted to force his wife to live in a particular place? .. More

  • Half of the dowry comprises both the advanced and the deferred portions Date: 14-1-2014

    I am a bride with a concluded marital contract. Consummation has not taken place yet and I want to be divorced due to several reasons. I want to know my rights. I know that half of the dowry is due to me as Allaah The Exalted Says (what means): {And if you divorce them before you have touched them and you have already specified for them an obligation,.. More

  • She is working and pays the expenses of the home while her husband watches TV all day Date: 14-1-2014

    assalamu aleikum I am married for about 7 years. We have children. When we married my husband was studying, but he could not finnish his studies in our city. So we moved to another country, because they have better changes for work, better schools and easier regarding religion. It took many yrs to learn the language, and now my husband has finally got.. More

  • Ruling on the husband living in his wife’s house Date: 13-1-2014

    Grand Shaykh: May Allaah Protect you, is it permissible for the husband to live in his wife’s house? Is there any evidence in support of that from the life of the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, or the life of the Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them? Advise me. May Allaah Bless you... More

  • Ruling on wife abstaining from sexual relations with her husband to be able to perform Fajr prayer Date: 13-1-2014

    I abstained from having sexual intercourse with my husband so that we can be able to wake up for Fajr prayer as it was late. I told my husband that we should go to sleep so that we can wake up for Fajr prayer at the due time. If I had not done that, we would not have been able to wake up for Fajr prayer at its due time, and that happened before. But.. More