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  • Wife not obliged to live with mother-in-law Date: 21-11-2016

    My mother-in-law lives with us. She lives downstairs and we live upstairs in the same house. Her door is always open and we can see her anytime we wish. Her apartment is bigger than us. Our apartment is very small. If you come out of the bedroom or the bathroom, you are in living room. Recently, she has been sick with a cough, and she says that it gets.. More

  • Husband not obliged to spend on wife's studies Date: 9-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah, respected Mufti. My query is: who should pay the expenditures if one's wife is studying (like Medicine for women and child health) and she does not have a job? Is it included in spending on her? Or does the wife have to return this to the husband? May Allaah reward you well. .. More

  • Wife not obliged to spend on mother-in-law or live with her Date: 29-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaykh. I have a problem and need your advice. I and my small children have made Hijrah (emigration) to Morocco. My husband will not be able to join us for maybe two years, so he is currently in Sweden. My mother-in-law lives in france with her husband, but ever since I and my children moved to Morocco, she has been here with us for.. More

  • Husband concealing health condition Date: 13-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My husband is very genuine and strictly follows Islam, but, as a wife, I do not get any opportunity to serve him or help him. He does not share anything with me regarding his personel health. He does not like to get any help from me or from others, so how can I get a reward from Allaah when he does not share his personal condition.. More

  • She and her husband live with her stepfather who makes lewd comments to her Date: 20-9-2016

    I went on a vacation two months ago and just came back. I totally changed. I do not like to go near my stepfather anymore. I feel very uncomfortable. What happened is that my husband and I were having sexual intercourse and caught my stepfather watching us. My stepfather would call me all sorts of names prior to being caught. He would say many things,.. More

  • 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