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  • Encouraging the entire congregation to marry a second wife during Friday Khutbah is not suitable Date: 1-4-2006

    What is the religious ruling on an Imaam who delivered the Friday speech on polygamy, and at the end of the speech, he asked a covenant from the Muslims to come the next Friday having married a second wife? .. More

  • Gifting both wives equally Date: 1-4-2006

    My husband married a second wife. When he married, as is the custom, he bought many clothes, gold and gifts for the second wife, is he obliged to gift for me the same in order for him to be just between his two wives?.. More

  • Answering one of the two wives about the relation with the other Date: 1-4-2006

    A man has two wives, one of them asks him what he did with the other wife because of being jealous from her, is it permissible for her to ask this question? It is permissible for him to answer her question?.. More

  • If a non-Muslim embraces Islam, he has the same rights as Muslims Date: 26-3-2006

    Is it permissible for a Christian who embraced Islam to marry more than one wife?.. More

  • Preferring one wife over other wives…a religious point Date: 22-3-2006

    I have a second wife, she is a teacher and I do not know anything about her salary and she does not spend of her wages. Is it permissible for me to gift money to the first wife [and not to the second wife] when she asks me for some to spend on some of her needs? .. More

  • Should he be just between his two wives in dowry and in gold? Date: 21-3-2006

    Is my husband obliged to buy the same quantity of gold that he bought for me when he married me if he marries a second wife? And is he obliged to pay the same advanced and delayed dowry that he had paid for me? It should be noted that the financial circumstances now differ from the time he married me, I mean that now he is not able to do so. Even.. More

  • How the two wives of the same husband treat each other Date: 15-2-2006

    Assalaamu Alaykum to everyone on this very interesting site, I just saw that I can enter a question on the right hand side of the page, so I was wandering if you can tell me how 2 or 3 or 4 wives who are married to the same man are treating each other according to the Quran and Sunnah so they can earn Jannah Inshaa' Allaah, all together, so what's the.. More

  • Father is unjust between his wives Date: 24-11-2005

    My dad has more than 1 wives this usually was not a problem as we used to work together as a big family however recently he has a married a younger wife which is younger than his 2nd wife, that is not a problem to me as I respect my dad and I believe that he knows what he is doing. There has been a lot of argument's that has broken the family.. More

  • He wants to take his wife's friend as a second wife Date: 20-10-2005

    I have a question regarding marry friends. My brother wants to marry his wife's best friend who is leaving with them. She works in the state where they live, so instead of a single sister staying alone she asked her husband (my sister in-law) if her friend could stay with them until she gets married. Now I have met her and she is a religious girl,.. More

  • Being just between two wives in two countries Date: 18-10-2005

    If a person has two wives in two countries, how can he maintain equality with respect to standard of life let alone physical demands?.. More

  • Wants to marry his widowed cousin but his wife refuses Date: 9-10-2005

    I am a married man having one wife with 3 kids (2 daughters, 1 son); enjoying very happy conjugal life, Al-hamdulillaah. One of my cousins lost her husband (died) recently and fallen in a big problem with 3 kids (all daughters, 1 marriageable). She likes and wants me to marry her. To maintain 6 kids is not a very big problem for me but I feel my.. More

  • His non-Muslim wife refuses his second marriage to have children Date: 28-9-2005

    I am Muslim and married with English woman and she is non-Muslim and she cannot have children, Allaah said that we can get married four wives. I would like to have children but I don't know what I do in case she does not accept to let me marry another woman. Can you please tell me with details all my rights? .. More

  • A First Wife Whose Marriage Has Not Been Registered Date: 25-9-2005

    I married my husband in a small mosque organized by Muslims, I'm not sure if its a member of a big mosque. We had witnesses and he paid me sum of money as protection money. But my biggest confusion comes from the fact that he was not able to give me a legal marriage certificate. Its been 2 years now. I married him day before I came back to Philippines,.. More

  • Second wife disobeys her husband because he does not stay with her Date: 20-9-2005

    My friend who has a second wife and he doesn't stay with her for genuine reason. Second wife refuses to obey him for not having staying with him. Her request is if he stays she will obey and wear and behave like normal Muslim girl. At times she deprives him of close relation between husband and wife. Please advice. .. More

  • She can't stand polygyny Date: 8-6-2005

    What if a woman understands polygamy but can't stomach it happening to her can she then ask for a divorce if it leaves her emotionally distraught to the point that she can't continue loving the man? .. More