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  • He Has Sworn to Marry Her But His Parents Arranged for Him Another Girl Date: 28-11-2020

    Aoa wr wb... me and my bf have been together for more than 1 year... he has sworn on Allah to marry me... but when he spoke to his parents, he came to know that 12 years ago his parents have given commitment elsewhere for his marriage... according to islam, what is he supposed to do? Maintain his promise with me or leave me to marry the girl chosen.. More

  • Wants to Marry Her Future Children at Age of 15 Date: 22-1-2019

    Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatu, i'm 22yrs unmarried girl,i've thought to marry my childrens(in shaa ALLAH in future) at the age of 15 so to avoid any kind of a illicit thought .. More

  • Has a Strong Sexual Desire and Wants to Get Married Date: 10-12-2018

    I hope you will be able to help me, I am only 19 year old college female but I have a strong desire to get married. Part of the reason is to keep myself from falling into sin and I have persistent sexual thoughts. I really desire to have a man love me and take care of me. What can I do in the mean time while waiting to protect my imaan and my heart?.. More

  • Marriage for Love Date: 18-10-2018

    As salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatu. I’ve read a hadith of the Prophet (saws) where He says that a woman is married for four reasons: her property, her status, her beauty and her religion. Why did the Prophet (saws) not mention love? Are women not married because of love? Please don’t refer to another fatwa but answer a despaired Muslima. .. More

  • Marriage Amongst Relatives Date: 19-8-2018

    Assalamu alykum waramatulah wabarakatuPlease there is a girl am willing to marry in sha Allah but we are all from the same extended family but with different Mother and Father is it allowed for me to marry her? .. More

  • Is Marriage a Sexual Enjoyment Only? Date: 15-8-2018

    Sheikh, few years ago i was a very bad person, not religious and i used to think women as sex objects. But after sometime i became good and religious and i heard islamic lectures and all. In them i heard that in islam you love women for their religion and charecter and not for beauty and sexual desires so i statred to follow this and stopped thinking.. More

  • Unwarranted doubts about committing disbelief Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was watching a video of a Christian family, and in the video, a little girl did not want to pray, so her sister got a toy and pretended that it was speaking and said ' hurry up and pray'. This made me laugh because I found it funny that she made the toy speak. I did not approve of the fact they were praying as Christians. Does me.. More

  • Ruling on talking about intercourse Date: 2-1-2018

    Is intercourse Sunnah or a command of the Shariah? Is talking openly and vulgarly about intercourse considered indecent in Islam? What if a person hates such persons who talk about intercourse in such a manner? (The person does not hate intercourse but feels uncomfortable when people talk about it.) .. More

  • Marriage obligatory on person who fears fornication Date: 10-12-2017

    A brother whom I know wants to make Hijrah (emigration) from the lands of disbelief to the lands of Islam, and he is saving up money for it and has a firm plan, but his only problem is regarding women; he cannot control himself if he is around women, and the ruling on him with regards to marriage is that it is obligatory because he fears falling into.. More

  • Thinking that Allah prevents person from marrying to protect them Date: 21-10-2017

    Is it permissible for me to think that Allaah may be keeping me away from marriage or saving me from it because of harm/hardship that I might face or to think that I cannot handle marriage and that Allaah will not overburden a servant with more than they can handle? .. More

  • Refraining from marriage in non-Muslim country for fear of persecution Date: 8-9-2017

    Is it permissible for a man to marry when a potential Muslim husband, wife, and children may be exposed to grave danger, dishonor, and even death, due to their religion, and the husband may not be able to protect them, as in the US? Specifically, can you provide examples of marriages between Muslims who did not have the protection of a powerful tribe.. More

  • Parents refusing divorced daughter marries Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a 37-year-old woman who is divorced with two children. I live alone with my children. I live abroad, and my whole family lives in my origin country. I have6-year-olddaughter and a 3-year-old son. I met someone who seems good, and I really like him for his good character. We want to get married, but the problem is that they do.. More

  • Wants to marry woman waiting to get divorced Date: 20-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work in a MNC company in Kerala. I am unmarried and am 28 years old. I saw a girl in our office compound and talked with her then. However, I know that she is married, and she is waiting for divorce. After her divorce, what are the conditions to marry that divoced girl, and what would the benefits of that be in my life in this world.. More

  • Delayed marriage may be test of patience Date: 15-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My question is the following: I am 21 years old and single, my parents are looking for proposals for me since two years, but they have not come across anyone that suits me. Whenever they contact the opposite party and send my biodata, they do not reply. This has been happening for two years now. I feel.. More

  • Abstaining from marriage because one's parents want him to spend lavishly on his wedding Date: 11-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am 27 years old and my question is that my parents want me to get married and spend a lot money on my marriage because all they talk about is what the people will say if we have a low key wedding. Also, I do not have enough money to spend for marriage is it okay to stay single for the rest of my life? .. More