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  • Accepting a suitor having contact with Jinn Date: 4-5-2011

    I am a twenty-eight-year-old girl. A young man, whose religiousness and deep religious knowledge was admired by my family, proposed to me. He observes prayers at the Masjid. Once, he was talking to me on the phone and said that he knows everything about me, even the moles on my body. When I asked him what he meant by that, he told me that there is.. More

  • Difference in nationality does not justify the refusal of a suitor Date: 4-5-2011

    A young man from a different Arab country than mine, who is religious and has high morals, proposed to marry me. However, my parents refused him because we are from different countries, even though he provided all guarantees: home, work, and residence in his country. I am satisfied to marry him and want to know whether my family will bear a sin for.. More

  • The preference of marrying virgin women Date: 3-5-2011

    I want to marry a divorced woman who is five years older than me. She is a relative of mine and I proposed to her. But I fear that she might compare me to her ex-husband in terms of sexual ability in particular as well as other matters in general. What is the correct way to deal with her after marriage? Noting that I want her as a wife, what do you.. More

  • Choose a husband who is closer to your heart Date: 3-5-2011

    I am a 19-year-old woman. I got to know a young man with whom I committed sexual acts but I am still a virgin. Later Allaah guided me and I became very close to Him, so I decided to leave this young man. However, he loves me very much and wants to marry me, and I know that he has become a very religious man. At the same time, another righteous young.. More

  • Ruling on marrying a former dancer Date: 2-5-2011

    I am a Sunni young man and I met a Moroccan dancer. We fell in love with each other and I convinced her to quit dancing and put on Hijaab (Islamic covering). She obeyed me, and I now want to marry her. Is there any harm in marrying her? Will I be a Dayyooth (a man who approves of indecency among his womenfolk) if I marry her?.. More

  • Marrying a girl born out of wedlock or obeying parents Date: 1-5-2011

    Is it permissible to marry a girl born out of wedlock? If my parents do not agree to this marriage, what should I do? I would like to clarify that this girl has good morals and manners and is well brought up and I like her. What should I do?.. More

  • She is confused about a marriage proposal she has received Date: 24-3-2011

    i am a divorced 31 yr old religious minded lady. a proposal has come for me through a marriage broker from an unmarried person . he is qualified but not on a steady job i. e .he has changed many jobs. religion wise also he is not so religious but people say his character is mouldable. i have performed isthakhara many many times but cant understand.. More

  • Marriage to a smoker Date: 9-3-2011

    As-Salaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullaah A young man from within my family proposed to me. Although he prays and fasts, i.e. performs the essentials of religion, he smokes cigarettes and listens to songs. However, I have sought the guidance of Allaah through Istikhaarah (guidance-seeking prayer), but I am still confused: on the one hand, I feel I cannot.. More

  • If you are uncomfortable about the future of this marriage, then leave it Date: 9-3-2011

    There is no doubt that marrying an older woman is not prohibited or disliked under Sharee‘ah (Islamic law). It is even easy for me to marry a woman who is older than me, but I am doubtful about the success of this marriage and its future. .. More

  • Marrying a woman who imitates men by wearing trousers Date: 9-3-2011

    As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. What is the Sharee‘ah (Islamic law) ruling on marrying a woman who imitates men by wearing trousers or any other such thing?.. More

  • Religiousness is the criteria for suitability in marriage Date: 9-3-2011

    I am a religious man and I want to marry a girl who lives in a neighboring village. However, the people of this village only marry their daughters to their cousins. Otherwise, marriage is considered a shame on the part of the girl’s father and brothers. Despite my good intention to marry that girl, one of her brothers threatened me. Strangely, the.. More

  • Marrying a sterile man Date: 9-3-2011

    I am a 31-year-old single woman. My social status is as follows: My father is 77 years old and he is partially paralyzed. My mother is 67 years old and she cannot move. My sister suffers from schizophrenia and her two daughters are orphans. A good but sterile man has proposed to me. I, as well as my family, need a man to live with us. He is ready.. More

  • Rejecting a suitor due to some characteristics that repulse the prospective wife Date: 9-3-2011

    Is it permissible for me to reject a suitor because I do not like the way he talks, his harsh voice as well as his limited knowledge? .. More

  • Feels hesitant to marry a girl with whom he has had a relation for years Date: 28-7-2010

    Assalamualaikom my elder brothers in Islam. I think I am already quite familiar to you due to my previous inquiries including my recent question (no. 2267640) which i am still waiting the response to it. I've been in long distance relationship with a Muslim girl in almost 5 years and adding my 2 years with her in my college days. Last year, my parents.. More

  • He proposed to his cousin but she and her family refused him Date: 21-7-2010

    Asalam-o-Alikum brother/Sisiter Here is my situation I am from Pakistan and have been living in Canada for 12 years now. I am 27 years old now and I work in Pearson Internation Air port as a n assisstant supervisor manager (AVIA-Mngr). I get paid very well thanks to ALLLAH (SWT) - 70 Grand yearly income.I pray 5 x a day and try my best to follow MUhammad.. More