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  • Ruling on taking another wife if one's mother refuses Date: 30-7-2014

    I wrote to you previously about the ruling on having more than one wife (No. 2499345) and you said many scholars believed it is better to have only one wife. Therefore this time I am writing to you with my full specific situation, for which I seek a ruling. I am a 29 year old married businessman. I have come to know of and proposed to a widow with two.. More

  • A man is not obligated to inform his wife about second marriage Date: 25-7-2014

    I want to ask a serious question this question is life and death for me I want to say that everything in Islam is perfect and has its own reasons even four marriages in islam has its reasons and history. I know that a man can surely marry without the permission of his wife but can he marry without informing her? if yes, then it is like he liked any.. More

  • Marrying two, three or four women Date: 12-7-2014

    What are the views of the Hanafi, Shafi'i, Maliki and Hanbali madhabs on whether it is better to have only one wife or more than one wife as a general rule? .. More

  • You have to fulfill the rights of your first wife unless she renounces any of them Date: 1-6-2014

    Salam Alaikum, I have decided to take a second wife in an intension of having child. We have no kid and we fostered (guardianship) a baby girl by a legal process. My wife is barren. She refused to give me official permission for taking a 2nd wife which is required by Bangladesh law. Her logic is that she can't share me with any other women and can't.. More

  • Her co-wife wants her husband to divorce her Date: 8-4-2014

    I have quite a long-explanation question to ask you, but in brief: I am a European woman married to a Palestinian man as a second wife. We married more than one year ago but we knew each other for two years already and my husband used to be in a situation of adultery before we sealed our destinies before Allah. I precise that I converted to Islam (I.. More

  • Wants to forge papers to bring his second wife to live with him in the country where he works Date: 6-3-2014

    1) IAM AN INDIAN RESIDING WITH MY FIRST WIFE IN SAUDI ARABIA .RECENTLY I DID SECOND MARRIAGE IN MARCO FOR WHICH MOROCCAN GOVERNMENT REQUIRES A FIRST WIFE AUTHORIZATION AS A PART OF MOROCCAN POLYGAMY FOR WHICH SHE FORCED ME TO FORGE THE AUTHORIZATION CERTIFICATE TO GET THE PERMISSION FROM MOROCCAN COURT. AS PER THE COURT IT IS RECORDED OFFENCE. 2)SAUDI.. More

  • A wife may not use her co-wife's belongings without her permission Date: 10-2-2014

    Asalamualikum WArehmatullahe WAbarakatu! I am a 2nd wife of my husband we have 3 kids together then 4 kids from other wife. I used to live in Saudi Arabia with my husband 9 months ago he sent me and 2 kids back to my home country while i was 5monthspregnent with 3rd. The plan was to get us back the same month of our arrival in Pakistan but he couldn't.. More

  • Secretly marrying Christian workmate for fear of temptation Date: 29-1-2014

    Asalam-o-Alieykom I work in a good job and make good money to support my family i'm the boss and until recently i had a male assistant but now i have a female we have to spent long hours together in a room just us and we have to travel in a car for long distances to go to meetings she is single christian who doesn't date or drink we talk about work.. More

  • Her husband brought his other wife in her house without her permission Date: 23-1-2014

    Asalam alaikum shaikh iwant to know if this is correct if my husband when i travelled to hajj he brought his other wife in my house i said my house because ipay half rent and half electric bill and the things inside the house all are mine is this fair he gave me permission to go for my first hajj as he had refused to go and i went with my brother when.. More

  • Difference between denying permissibility of polygyny and saying that it is permissible when necessary Date: 14-1-2014

    What is the Sharee‘ah ruling on a person who says that Islam is the religion of only one wife? .. More

  • Describing a woman for the husband to marry her Date: 14-1-2014

    My husband wants to marry another woman and asks me about the characteristics of some women whom he wants to marry to compare them before seeing them. Is it permissible for me to obey him and describe these women? Would I be committing a sin if I refused to describe them because of disobeying him? It should be known that for now I refrain from describing.. More

  • Discrimination in gifts for wives Date: 12-1-2014

    I have two wives. I do my best to be fair to both of them. There are situations in this regard; for example, one of them needs a sum of money to buy a gift for her newly married sister. Is it obligatory for me to give the other wife the same amount of money though she has no such occasion?.. More

  • Patience with not marrying a second woman Date: 12-1-2014

    I married three years ago and I have a daughter. My wife loves me and I love her too. Although my wife is beautiful, there are some physical features which have become important to me and are not found in my wife. I know that Islam allows me to marry even four wives at the same time. Nevertheless, I know that my wife will not accept my second marriage.. More

  • Financial rights of co-wives with varying conditions Date: 6-1-2014

    salam, my husband has 2 wives, i ve a child she has non yet, is our provision suppose to be shared equally or not. And is he allowed in some circumstances to tell lies to me if he knows the truth will hurt me and lead to other problems, and he has done it many times its really almost part of him now. pls i will also want to know if i am allowed to give.. More

  • She fears her dissolute co-wife may have a contagious disease Date: 26-12-2013

    Asalamualikum Warehmatullahe Wabarakatu! I am sending this question in regard of my previous question 2447517. As i mentioned that my co-wife living in USA is found involved in major sins ( visiting gay clubs + spending nights with gay people, consuming alcohol, taking drugs,walk almost naked on roads,keeping kids hungry) . Now my husband wants to call.. More