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  • Virginity after sex Date: 1-10-2003

    If a virgin girl during the time between her Nikah and Walimah has sexual relations with her husband is she still considered a virgin? How many days is she allowed if she becomes a co-wife, three or seven days?.. More

  • Wife Doing Household Chores Date: 27-9-2003

    I need to know what my duties as a wife are at my home. For example: is it an obligation on me to clean the house on my own and prepare the food? .. More

  • Providing a separate home for one's wife Date: 1-9-2003

    Please give me proof for my husband to see that it is his Islamic duty to provide me a home without his parents. I do not want to live with the in-laws because there is no need for it and they are very controlling my husband does not realize that it is my Islamic right to demand a separate home because we can afford it... More

  • Husband Questions Wife about Past Sins although She Repented Date: 15-7-2003

    My question is in regards to marriage and the rights of a husband to know everything about his wife before they were married. I believe if it is something that is undeniable and she has asked for forgiveness from Allah, then she should tell if it will affect the marriage. But my husband now feels the need to always ask me about everything that has happened.. More

  • Wife's Right to Know Husband's Financial Affairs Date: 13-5-2003

    Must a wife know the monthly income and money in the bank, or any wealth of her husband when the family has a good life? .. More

  • Works abroad and Cannot Bring His Wife where He Works Date: 1-4-2003

    I'm married for six years. But the problem is I cannot bring my wife here because my salary is only 1000 QR. I'm unable to get family visa. I can go to my homeland once in every two years. So what your advise for me? Is it advisable to stay without my wife for so long time? Sometimes it may lead to some mistakes by me. So should I continue to work here.. More

  • Husband should share house work with working wife Date: 15-1-2003

    If the husband is not the only breadwinner of the family , and the wife is also contributing for the family's income, and she has to take care of the family at the same time shouldn't the husband also take half the role of the housework? .. More

  • Duties of Husband and Wife towards Each Other Date: 11-12-2002

    What are the responsibilities of a woman in Islam as a wife and man as a husband? .. More

  • Obligations and etiquette between husband and wife Date: 18-11-2002

    I am going to be married very soon and I need to know about the physical and mental relations, which are defined in Islam, between husband and wife. (Esp. the manners of first wedding night, etc). What are the rights and obligations of husband and wife on each other? Please reply with some references. .. More

  • Managing Household Matters Date: 15-10-2002

    Is it allowed for a man to not bring a servant for his wife to help her and he can afford to do so? His wife really needs this servant or helper.If my husband gave me the house pocket money expenses, and he told me that after all the house spending are finished you could take the rest of the money for yourself, can I take that money and do what ever.. More

  • Elderly sick wife's sexual obligations Date: 8-10-2002

    I want to know if a woman who is 60 years old and sick must have sexual relations with her husband? If she refuses is she wrong?.. More

  • Wife's Obedience to Her Husband Date: 23-9-2002

    Does a wife have to do whatever her husband asks even if its something .. More

  • Fifty year old wife can't be a twenty year old girl to husband Date: 8-9-2002

    I'm 50 years old with 8 children. I spend most of my time in Du'a and prayers. Am I still obliged to give physical pleasure to my husband? He is 18 years older than I and still he expects behavior of a 20-year-old girl from me. I hope you understand my problem. What does Islam say about that? My all children are married and I served my husband my whole.. More

  • Living with in-laws, but wants to have own house Date: 30-7-2002

    I am a wife living with my parent in-law in a big house since I married in 1999. I never feel that house is my own, and I want to live in my own house. Do I have this right? .. More

  • Should Husband Purchase Airline Ticket for Wife-to-Be to Wedding Date: 7-7-2002

    I live with my family in the United States. I got married, last year to someone, from my original country, who does not live in the United States. We are planning to have the wedding in our country this summer. Is he responsible to pay for my airline ticket since by law he is my husband, or should my parents pay the ticket? .. More