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  • 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

  • Working Abroad and Can’t Bring His Wife Date: 29-1-2002

    I am working abroad leaving my family in my home country. I visit them yearly for one month. My company does not allow to bring my family to where I am working. Is it Haram to stay abroad even though my wife allows me to stay in my job? Please Reply according to Islamic Sharia. .. More

  • Wife Fearful of Having Sex Date: 20-1-2002

    Give me Fatwa for a wife who is not able to live normal life with her husband (no having sex) because she feel afraid. I'm married now for 3 month with no sex. What can I do? .. More

  • Residence requirements of a wife from her husband and other matters Date: 5-9-2001

    I know from learning Islam that maintenance (al-Nafaqah) is Wajib (on the husband) and is the right of one's wife to get food, cloths and a residence, some other essential services and medicine, even if the wife happens to be a rich lady. My question is regarding her residence. What I would like to know is if a husband provides every thing to his wife.. More

  • Rights of husband Date: 28-8-2001

    Can you help me? I have been married for nearly 2 years now and I am quite happy, but my problem is that for 1 and a half years nobody knew we were married because my husband was afraid that people would talk about him being with me, because I used to be non-Muslim. I reverted to Islam 2 years ago and I don't understand why people don't realise that.. More

  • Husband neglecting family needs Date: 10-7-2001

    My husband has moved our family of three to his native country for fear of our children's upbringing in the U.S. I fully understand his reasoning and have tried to support him as much as I can. We have been living in his native Arabic country (I am a American revert-Alhamdulillah) for the past two years. It has been extremely difficult for me to live.. More

  • Rights of the wife from the People of the Book Date: 28-6-2001

    What are women's rights?.. More