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  • Husband of two wives unable to be just to second wife Date: 5-6-2002

    My husband has several children by his first wife, and two by me, his second wife. We are both Muslim. Neither of us knew of the other's existence for many years. For over four years now we knew we share the same husband. His first wife refuses to accept his second marriage and uses the well being of the children to blackmail my husband from being just... More

  • What to Do If Husband Marries Again Date: 15-5-2002

    What do I do if my husband marries another woman? .. More

  • Becoming second wife in Islam in US Date: 9-4-2002

    i met a married muslim man and we are in the states and it is against the law to be married to more than one, there is no way we can go back home soon to get married and we want to be together belhalal... some people asked him if he married me temporarily and i donot know what that meant.. i need to know how can we be married here islamically in halal.. More

  • Wants to Marry Second Wife in Secret Date: 18-3-2002

    I love very much one woman and I want to marry her in secret because in my country I must have only one wife. Is this marriage forbidden in Islam? What am must I do to make this marriage legal in Islam? .. More

  • Second wife treated unjustly Date: 12-1-2002

    Please advise me on the following: If the second wife of a man is treated unjustly (her marriage is kept secret (no Waleema and no announcement) and in 2 ½ years she has had only 9 nights with her husband because he lives with his first wife and children and her maintenance is insufficient), is her reward greater for staying in this marriage and suffering.. More

  • Not Informing Anyone about Marrying Second Wife Date: 28-6-2001

    Is it permissible in Islam to go for second marriage without informing anybody or even not informing the first wife who is still alive and staying with the husband who is trying to seek second wife. .. More

  • Husband Threatens to Take another Wife Date: 18-6-2001

    My husband always jokes about getting another wife, but I think he is more serious about it. When we have a disagreement or a difference of opinion about the family he says if I don't change the way I am or my attitude that he's going to get married. This scares me a lot. I know he's not doing anything Haram by getting married and I'm not trying to.. More

  • Husband Does Not Need Permission of First Wife to Marry a Second Wife Date: 30-4-2001

    Does a married man need the permission of his first wife to re-marry according to the Sharia? .. More

  • Polygyny in Islam Date: 3-1-2001

    Is it possible for Muslim men to marry more than one and up to four wives without any reason? .. More

  • Wife's Turn with Her Husband Date: 3-8-2000

    Assalaamu Alaikum! I am a second wife, and my husband alternates nights between me and his other wife. Recently, I went for three weeks to visit my parents, my siblings, and my two children from a previous marriage. All of them live in a different state. This visit was with my husband's permission. My husband spent those three weeks with his other wife... More

  • In Dilemma: Married Without Parents' Knowledge and Now They Want Him to Marry Again Date: 13-6-2000

    I'm a 29 year-old Muslim man and I'm married to a woman from USA who became Muslim after our marriage and we are blessed by a daughter. My problem is that my parents don't know that I'm married to a foreign woman, which is an unacceptable act in my family. Moreover, law in my country does not allow it. My brothers and sisters know about my marriage... More