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  • His first wife and family will not accept polygyny Date: 8-6-2004

    Assalamu Alaikum I trust this email finds you in the best of Emaan and health. I am a married to 2 beautiful pious Muslimahs. I live in a Muslim country while my parents live in a Kuffar country. My parents have been against polygyny and since the marriage to my 2nd wife 3 years ago have hid this information from my relatives back in their country... More

  • Having more than one wife in the US Date: 22-4-2004

    In the United States, is it legal to have more than one wife?.. More

  • Western education and polygyny Date: 10-4-2004

    Please tell me the importance of Western education for the Muslim Ummah and the importance of polygamy to Muslims... More

  • Two wives sharing the same house Date: 12-2-2004

    What are the rights of two wives who live in one house but have separate rooms?.. More

  • Wisdom of polygyny Date: 26-1-2004

    If a woman's husband marries again then she will spend nights alone. In fact, if he marries 3 more times she spends most of her life alone while he gives his time to other women. His needs are satisfied every night, but the woman has no husband at home to satisfy her needs. Where is the justice in this, and how can a woman tolerate such a thing?.. More

  • Advising Husband to Take Second Wife to Have Children Date: 30-12-2003

    I have been married nine years and I don't have any kids. My doctor told me I can't have a baby. Should I tell my husband to get married again? .. More

  • Has two wives, but sex with only one Date: 23-12-2003

    This is for a 46 years man with two wives. One is one year older than him and the other is about 9 years younger. He is trying to be just to both the wives in all aspects and he is successful in majority of the cases. His problem is that he is not attracted to his first wife to perform sexual activities at all. However they love each so much and they.. More

  • Husband deceives second wife Date: 18-12-2003

    My husband wants to take a second wife and when we married we had a verbal agreement that he will never take another wife. Now he is saying that a man has the right to change his mind because this was 15 years ago. We have children and I fulfill all his needs as a wife (more than he has power). Any way he says that he is this kind of person that he.. More

  • Second wife should beware of aggression Date: 15-12-2003

    I only recently got married as a second wife to my husband. We had been wanting to marry for a long time but due to circumstances, he married another woman before he asked for my hand in marriage again. My husband's first marriage didn't work out, so he told me before marrying him that he didn't want anything to do with her anymore, so he will divorce.. More

  • The first wife should not embarrass the second one Date: 1-11-2003

    I have been happily married for several years, both my wife and I are practising Muslims. Recently I married a widow with children hoping Allah's reward if I successfully give good life to both families. I did not take my first wife's consent since it was not required in Shariah and believed my first wife will adopt to the new life as she was also very.. More

  • A Muslim man can marry up to four women Date: 22-10-2003

    Is it Islamic to restrict a male Muslim to marry once i.e. banning more than one wife? Can it be done under any circumstances?.. More

  • She Can’t Tolerate Husband Marrying Second Wife and Wants Divorce Date: 11-10-2003

    My husband after 20 years of marriage, married another woman although I have 4 children from him. Now I cannot continue because he is not fair (one day with me and my children, one day with her). Now after 3 years I don't feel I can have him as a husband any longer. I asked him for divorce but he refuses. What to do? .. More

  • Second wife's rights Date: 30-9-2003

    I am in process of getting married as a seconded wife to my fiancée; he does not want to tell his current wife about this marriage. How will he treat me equal if she doesn't know of the second marriage? Isn't he required by Islamic law to tell the first wife and to treat us equally in time and other rights?.. More

  • It is not your duty but it is a good act Date: 27-9-2003

    Is it an Islamic duty for a wife to take care of the newborn child of her husband's other wife? The only reason is that the other wife has to go to work in order to support her children from another marriage and therefore, she has no time to take care of her new born baby... More

  • Has multiple wives and cannot take more than one while studying abroad Date: 17-9-2003

    I have 2 wives. I am studying abroad. I cannot come with all the wives now. Do I have the ability to come with one after some time, take her back and bring another one? What should I do? I need to be with one... More