462 fatwas

  • Problems because of living with in-laws Date: 21-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I want to explain my situation; I have been married for 17 years, and we have six children together. My mother-in-law has been living with us ever since we got married. My in-laws have been separated for a while now, but my father-in-law was living at my brother-in-law's house, and ever since they moved back home, my father-in-law.. More

  • Using thick cloth instead of condom Date: 12-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please help me regarding below issues becuase I am in a lot of stress regarding whether I am sinning or not. Please, do reply, because I could not find an exact answer in any fatwas on this site. I do not climax during intercourse with my husband; the way I climax is by rubbing my vagina against his body without touching it with my.. More

  • Wife not entitled to know in-laws' secrets Date: 8-9-2017

    Assalaam alaykum, Shaykh. I pray this message finds you in the best of health and faith. I would like to request your time to answer a family question which has been troubling for some time. You have always been very helpful; thus I come to you again. May Allaah reward you for all your efforts. My parents sometimeswish to speak to me alone regarding.. More

  • Whether wife is obliged to cook for husband Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I heard that our mother, Eve, used to cook for our father, Adam, peace be upon him. Is there any authentic source that confirms this? Should wives cook for their husbands? .. More

  • Helping sister leave husband's house without his permission Date: 21-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My sister and her husband had an argument, and my sister called me to get her because she could not take it anymore, as she said. I went to get her and brought her back to my house, and her husband told her that she had left without his permission. My question is: do I bear a sin because I went to get her? I hope to hear from you.. More

  • Husband works and lives in other country Date: 20-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married for six years and have two little kids. Ever since we got married, my husband and I live seperately in two countries due to his job. He visits us once a year and spends about a month of time with us. We have not ever lived together for three months as he is working abroad. I have managed to live by myself thelast.. More

  • Wife has right to live in residence separate from in-laws Date: 27-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I told my husband that, acording to Islam, a married woman has the right to have her own home, meaning that she gets to live alone with her husband in peace, without somebody from his family living with them and causing trouble. His response was that if that is true, then why did the Prophet's daughter, Faatimah, live with her mother-in-law.. More

  • Woman's in-laws have no right in her money Date: 19-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I married my husband out of my own consent. He is from a different state within India and hence from a different culture. Soon after marriage, his family asked me to take a loan of four lakhs by pawning four lakhs that my father had given me at the time of my marriage, which I did. Soon after, they asked me to pay back two lakhs that.. More

  • Allowing wife to work on condition she provides for herself Date: 12-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a wife wants to work, is it ok if the husband lets her work in exchange of her exempting him from her financial maintenance by him? The husband gives her two options: 1) not work 2) work, but she will be responsible for her maintenance. .. More

  • Indian custom of obliging bride to pay dowry un-Islamic Date: 23-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. (1) In our country, the family of the bride have to arrange the Waleemah(marriage banquet), and they have to pay the dowry as well. If the bride's family asks me for help/money, should I give it to them then? Or should I refrain from that, as it is part of an un-Islamic culture? (2) If a non-Muslim family asks me for help for the.. More

  • Spouses staying away from each other to keep spark alive Date: 10-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I read an article backed by scientific evidence on psychology that in long-term relationships like marriages, living apart most of the time keeps the spark alive for couples. I also feel the same. Can one try this sort of things to make their married life interesting and exciting, like by sending the wife to her parent's home and.. More

  • Husband not obliged to show wife private messages Date: 4-5-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum respected panel. First of all, I would like to say that I trust my husband and that he is a pious man who fears Allaah and does his best to act upon the rulings of Islam, and I trust that he will never lie or betray me, Allaah willing. My question is regarding his male friends, coworkers, etc. I know that guys share "certain jokes".. More

  • Spouses sleeping in separate beds Date: 26-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I came across these words of the Scholar Ibn Jawzi, may Allaah have mercy upon him: “The wife should have her own bed, and the husband should have his own bed. They should not engage in intimacy except in a state of [physical] perfection.” [Sayd Al-Khatir, p: 606] In light of this, is it permissible for spouses to have separate.. More

  • Wife pleasuring husband with piece of silk Date: 22-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissibile for the wife to pleasure her husband (by hand) with silk fabric? And is it permissible for the husband to sleep with his wife who wears silk pajamas? .. More

  • Roleplaying between spouses to enhance intimacy Date: 18-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What is the ruling on roleplaying between spouses to enhance one's sex life? Please elaborate. .. More