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  • 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

  • Wife is not obliged to live with her husband's family Date: 1-10-2015

    Assalamu alaykum warahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. My wife is staying at her mother's house and I work in the Gulf. She says that she is staying there because of the hot temperature in our house as it is somewhat open and directly exposed to sunlight. I asked her when she will come back to stay at my house, and she said that she will come back only after.. More

  • Husband is not entitled to take wife's money without her consent Date: 24-8-2015

    Salam Alaikum, I am student from Iraq, I am studying here in foreign country alone, then from 7 months I have married from palestine student here (with acceptance from my father and all my family). we married in Mosque Islamic marriage. then I know that I must make official marriage because the country here not accepted Mosque marriage .this official.. More

  • Wife seeks compensation for money she provided for family Date: 25-7-2015

    I am 43 year old lady tutor by profession. My marriage is 22 years old have two children elder son is 20 years and second son is 12 years old. My husband is earning well and and now wants to divorce me by sharia law. he is staying with another woman without marriage. My meher amount was very nominal just Rs 500. I am now demanding him the money that.. More

  • Ruling on wearing a chastity belt Date: 11-5-2015

    Is it permissable to use chastity device with the consent of both the partners?I know it is Haram in islam to use sex toys are penetrate the vagina or anus, but chastity devices does not come in that category.If you don't know what is a chastity device, it is a device which is placed on a man's penis and is locked with a key. The man cannot have any.. More

  • Husband forbids wife from using her phone Date: 1-5-2015

    Is it allowed in shariyah for a husband to stop his wife from using personal mobile? .. More

  • Wife not obliged to live with in-laws while husband is away Date: 20-4-2015

    I am married from 2and half yrs my husband call me to dubai soon after getting pregnant my husband force me and send me to india to.my mothers house by promising me he will call me there after my delivery soon after my delivery my in laws started fighting with me to stay with them in there house then there strated keeping my son and does not allow me.. More

  • The wife is obliged to live with husband wherever he resides Date: 14-2-2015

    Asalam Aliqum, My question is that my husband who is living overseas has asked me to move with him repeatedly. I have tried moving everytime but have been unable to do so due to the fact that he comes across as very unclear and shady in anything I ask him. This has been going on for quite sometime and this time the same thing happned. He came back and.. More

  • Husband has no right to demand wife cut ties with daughter Date: 3-1-2015

    My husband stops me from seeing or speaking to our daughter because she married a man from another tribe. In fact he initially refused that family's proposal and after many months of fights and arguments,their daughter was married off by sheikh in another city. However after 6 months of being married he agreed to repeat their mehar within the mosque.. More

  • Husband does not have right to deprive wife of having children Date: 3-1-2015

    salam brother, I wasnt happy in my inlaws home.my husband understood my misery and promised me to live in gulf country for four years.i went to umrah and prayed for his job. 3 months after umrah ,he got job .he is refusing to accept it.he says promise is important and not husband peace and his wish.he says he is gonna suffer there.we worked hard for.. More

  • Husband is obliged to pay for accommodation even if wife owns house Date: 26-12-2014

    My husband and I live in my house which I bought 5 years before marrying him and still paying its mortgage. My husband paid me a monthly sum to cover expenses and accommodation. We had a disagreement after a few months of marriage because he wanted a formal share of the house in exchange for paying accommodation expenses. We could not resolve this issue.. More