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  • She does not follow any religion and received a marriage proposal from a Muslim man Date: 27-1-2014

    Hello,I am 47 y/o female who is seeing muslim man. When I first met him I never thought our friendship would develop into more. I have no children and have never been married. He says he is a single father I have never met his children or been to his home. I do not practice a specific religion but open to learn Islam. I do not not want to be led astray.. More

  • Should marriage of a new Muslim be delayed? Date: 14-1-2014

    A non-Muslim French man wants to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim woman. However, an Imaam of a Masjid told him that he should not marry a Muslim woman until six months after converting to Islam. What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on this? May Allaah Reward you... More

  • Should the woman investigate the cause of her suitor’s conversion to Islam? Date: 14-1-2014

    A Muslim girl is having a love relationship with a non-Muslim man. If he proposes to marry her, she will ask him to embrace Islam. What is the ruling on that? If he converts to Islam, would it be permissible for her to marry him? How could she verify that he converted to Islam for the sake of Allaah The Exalted and not for the sake of marrying her?.. More

  • Ruling on marrying a woman with corrupt beliefs Date: 14-1-2014

    I am a Sunni Muslim young man who fell in love with a girl who adopts a set of beliefs that contradict Islam; such as believing that ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib is Allaah-incarnate who created the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Moreover, she also believes in reincarnation. Is it permissible for me to marry her, knowing that she does not pray and.. More

  • Marrying a woman who denies the attributes of Allaah Date: 13-1-2014

    Is it permissible for a Muslim to marry an atheist woman who believes in one God but denies all His Attributes? .. More

  • Persistence on neglecting the Hijab justifies breaking the engagement Date: 12-1-2014

    I would like to break my engagement to my cousin because she persists on neglecting the Sharee‘ah-approved dressing manner. She wears clothes that are disapproved by Sharee‘ah. I discussed this matter with her repeatedly but I no longer have hope that she will respond. .. More

  • Acceptance of a suitor who does not offer congregational prayers Date: 12-1-2014

    Will I be mistaken if I turn down the proposal of a young man (my cousin) because he does not offer prayer in congregation most times and listens to music? .. More

  • Ruling on marrying a woman who swallowed a spell Date: 12-1-2014

    After engagement, I discovered that my fiancée swallowed a spell and that she is possessed. The Jinni loved her and tried to have sex with her. On certain days, she suffers from vomiting and pain at the lowest part of her back. She went to a Shaykh who directed her to have honey and the black cumin and advised her to frequently recite the Quran, particularly.. More

  • He was the reason behind her reversion to Islam and now wants to marry her Date: 12-1-2014

    I am a 23- year-old single man and I have finished my studies. I met a 19-year-old Christian Lebanese girl via the internet. She embraced Islam thanks to Allaah The Exalted after convincing her of Islam. She is an only child to a rich family, and when her father knew of her Islam, he asked her to give it up, but she remained firmly adherent to Islam.. More

  • Ruling on marrying a daughter to an alcoholic Date: 12-1-2014

    A friend of mine has a problem as her father wants to marry her off to his friend’s son who is an alcoholic with very bad morals. Her father tells her that she can reform him and make him upright, but she is very sad and depressed because of that. I can not see her like that and she asked me for a solution to her problem. What can she do?.. More

  • Age difference and debt are not impediments to marriage Date: 30-12-2013

    Salam alikom Im so sick searching for a solution to my problem, it is a very serious problem because it s a life time issue. Im a young girl in my thirteen ages who has a fiancee who is older than her about 14 years and who has kids he is living abroad , what do you say about a fiance who has a big loan from the bank and the girl family knows nothing.. More

  • The permissibility of marrying an ex-psychiatric woman Date: 30-12-2013

    Alsalamualikom. I have recently met a sister through an islamic marriage site. We have been talking for around a month and things have been going well. Lately she has informed me about some issues that she went through, mainly that she used to have sever depression around a year ago (was in hospital for a year) and underwent shock therapy. She says.. More

  • Two men proposed to her, the first disappeared and her mother refuses the second Date: 26-12-2013

    after doing my prayers and asking Allah to guide me to take a decision , i turned back to ask a scholar like you to help me also. I know that sure Allah will give me what is the best for me but as you have eperience in that field , i may find an answer to my request. sorry of not writing in Arabic, as i dont have an Arabic key borad. i will tell you.. More

  • What a woman should seek in a would-be-husband Date: 22-12-2013

    assalamu alikum.i have problem in choosing a spouse that for me.i'm 30 in age. i have 2 married elder sisters and a younger sister.i expect my spouse must be religious,educated with proper job .but we have some other problems.1- father retired from job because of sister spend for us.she tells only she can't spend.2-younger sister has to marry... More

  • A girl is not to be forced to marry against her will Date: 26-11-2013

    I need your help & guide.I'm 28 girl.I want to marry a boy. He like me & I like him.His family agree and only my mum is agree but my brothers and eldest brother wife is not agree for my marriage. My dad pass away 10 years ago. My eldest brother want me to marry with my bhabi brother, but I don't want marry him and also my mum told them 5 years.. More