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224 fatwas

  • Wife not obliged to serve in-laws Date: 19-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My mother and father are fighting almost daily on the topic that my mother has to do the work of my grandparents since we all live together. My mother feels that she is not free to make her own choices and urges my father to live separately. My father tells her to be patient because he cannot leave my grandparents alone since they.. More

  • Basic rights of wife over husband Date: 18-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married for thirteen years and have not gotten any children. I stayed with my in laws and husband. Now, because over a period of a few months many misunderstandings have developed between my in-laws and me, he made me stay with my parents since several months without any relation between us; we just speak on the phone... More

  • Husband refuses to pay wife's maintenance Date: 18-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaiykum. The woman is married but still resides in her father's home. It might be a few more month or years since her father-in-law is unwell and the husband does not want to take the wife to his home until his father gets well. The husband refuses to pay for her maintenance without any good reason, can the wife ask for a Khulʻ according.. More

  • Old husband with strong sexual desire Date: 28-7-2016

    My husband is a 68-year-old religious man. His sexual desire is still very high. I am 64 years old. Our circumstances do not allow him to marry a second wife for social reasons like fear of creating bad relations between our children and my husband and possible adverse affects feared on our daughters' marriages. Hence, he does not prefer to do that.. More

  • Wife not obliged to serve in-laws or live with them Date: 17-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. My husband's younger brother is not married, so my mother-in-law wants to find a wife for him, the problem is that he lives in Europe and does not have money to move to his country. So my mother-in-law wants to find a wife for him, but this wife is going to stay in their country and live with my mother-in-law and.. More

  • No harm on wife if husband agrees that she lives away from him Date: 11-5-2016

    Both my parents are 84 years of age, they are otherwise stable and live in their own house in Islamabad, Pakistan, with a servant cum cook. Both have had a long life living together, but their nature is different. My father wants to be at his own, away from distractions and disturbances in his hobby of studying books, hence not allowing anyone else.. More

  • She has less sexual desire than her husband Date: 8-3-2016

    I have less sexual desire, after all my efforts within the available circumstances, I can not have intercourse more than twice a week. My husband did a second marriage as he has a very strong sexual desire that is not fulfilled by me. I just want to ask whether after this second marriage, I will still be cursed by angels if I refuse my husband. Am I.. More

  • Husband refuses to let her dispose of her own money Date: 24-2-2016

    Dear Scholar. I am a married woman. When we got married, my parents gave me several properties because of the custom of our time. Now we live abroad. Whenever my husband needs money, he takes from it and spends it for his family. I did not take anything from that money myself, but he spends on me. I live abroad and he does not give me money to spend.. More

  • A wife letting her brother sleep in her absent husband's bed Date: 29-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Usually, when I travel out of the country by myself, my wife wants her elder brother to stay with her in the house, and she wants him to sleep in our room while she sleeps in the guest room. However, I am not comfortable with that. Could u give me a fatwa regarding this? .. More

  • Her husband refrains from having intercourse with her for no valid reason Date: 24-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am married to my cousin. After three miscarriages and one daughter, he stopped sleeping with me. He said that I am like his sister because we are genetically the same and that that is why I have miscarriages. He does not have any sisters. He always argues with me. What should I do? We have been married for ten years. He even does.. More

  • Bride stipulates that she works or husband pays her weekly stipend Date: 30-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. I have an issue concerning the marriage contract. The sister wants to put the following in the contract: "The wife reserves the right to work outside of the home, and when she is not working, she should be given a 50$ stipend each week." Basically, she is saying that if I do not allow her to work, then she needs some money for things.. More

  • Spouses are not obliged to tell each other everything about their families Date: 27-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. My husband and myself are intimate, and we used to share everything. In recent days, I had some disputes with my relatives, and I shared everything with him. Now he is asking me to stop talking with them, but my opinion is that nobody is perfect and that we cannot avoid everybody, and I personally feel very unsecure when I am isolated.. More

  • How the wife makes amends for neglecting her husband's rights Date: 18-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have been married for seven years, praise be to Allaah. My husband is not happy and keeps telling me that I need to change. I have finally realized that my husband is right. I am not a good wife. I do not even try to do anything for my husband. I barely clean. I almost never cook, so my husband has to bring restaurant food. I laugh.. More

  • Her husband does not allow her to go out unescorted Date: 17-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykoum. I have been married for three years, and my husband is maa shaa' Allaah. But I do not know whether it is a matter of jealousy or of trust. He does not let me go out except with a member of my or his family. Our daughter is three years old. She does not have the right to play like other children do, she only stays home. She only seems.. More

  • Husband must share burden of caring for autistic child with wife Date: 7-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I am writing to you because I am having a lot of problems with my husband. We live in europe and do not have any family here who can help us. We have three small children aged five, four, and one-and-a-half. Our oldest son, who is five years old, has autism and ADHD (a sickness that causes him to be agressive; he hits his brother.. More