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  • Trimming the hair without husband's permission Date: 25-9-2014

    I have a problem! MY HUSBAND gets very angry when I trim my hairs & he's saying it is sinful to trim your hairs without the husband's permission. Am I sinful if I trim my hairs without permission of my husband? .. More

  • Husband is not obliged to accompany his wife on Hajj Date: 2-9-2014

    Salam Alaykum, Me and my husband have been on hajj last year. I have a big wish to go on hajj one more time in the future, and I already have enough of money for that. The problem is that my husband thought that hajj with me last year was stressing because he had to look after me. He said that he could not get the most out of the hajj because of his.. More

  • Wife paying back a debt from money saved from her marital maintenance Date: 29-8-2014

    As Salaam Walekum and Ramadan Mubarak, My husband is addicted to marijuana for many years. It is a great strain to our marriage, as it makes him temperamental, violent and nasty. Also, it makes him unapproachable, not making sense and impossible to make any logical discussion. All my efforts and discussions to make him stop have failed and he's forbidden.. More

  • A wife should not refuse to move with her husband to any place without a valid reason Date: 24-8-2014

    Assalam-aalaikum, I married a person who initiated this proposal. My parents married me to him but with disapproval and are unhappy. Their reason is far away distances and cultural differences which I too feel now. I am now not able to get along with this person although I am attached to him. It has been 6 years now and two kids. He supports financially.. More

  • A husband should not overburden his wife with what is beyond her ability Date: 25-7-2014

    I am a nuring mother and this is my first baby. My baby is 2 months old. I feel very depressed and lonely. My husband tells me that I should have time to cook food for him. I don't have any help and I am alone with the baby. I am not able to have time to cook food. It is difficult for me to even eat all day because of the baby. If I had time I would.. More

  • A wife is not obliged to provide for her family or serve in-laws Date: 20-7-2014

    Respected brother, i am a muslim working lady, i am taking care of all my expenses, my child expenses, and house where we are living is given by my company where i am working and they are deducting house rent from my salary. My husband want her moher to stay with us and i accepted but his sister who is already married coming to our house without my.. More

  • The wife may live away from the husband if he agrees Date: 20-5-2014

    Salam alaykum, What is the Islamic ruling on a married woman living separately from her husband e.g different state or country, due to employment. She got a job in another state/country and wants to leave her husband to settle down in her place of work. Please note that they have little children all less than five years, and the husband agreed that.. More

  • Not sleeping with husband because of anger Date: 19-5-2014

    Assalamu alikom My husband is a very kind and compassionate man. He always tries his best to be good to me and care for my feelings. Sometumes however, like in all relationships we can have some misunderstandings which most often leads to me getting worked up a lot. I got a bit of a temper. I was then wondering if it is halal for me to lock myself inside.. More

  • Father-in-law's wife is making her life miserable Date: 5-4-2014

    Its 1 year i've being married,i stay with my inlaws,my FIL have 2 wives,my husband is 1st wives son,we all stay at 1 single home.My own MIL luvs me,but my step MIL always have a problem with me,she have tormented me a lot.she have asked her 2 kids who stay at home,not to talk to me.my FIL used to luv me a lot like his own daughter,but now he too have.. More

  • A wife may not desert her family for worship Date: 29-3-2014

    If a married women decided to move far away from her family and do only ibadah. Is it a sin to move away from the family to worship Allah the almighty? .. More

  • Wife may not work without husband's permission Date: 26-1-2014

    If wife works and husband does not want her to work but the wife insists on working then is it permissible to deposit the wife's check into a joint account (husband and wife) and spend it on household expenses, while letting her know that this money will be used for bills, mortgage, and grocery? Even if the wife stays home she does not perform her duties.. More

  • Husband’s right to know the reason behind his son’s illness Date: 23-1-2014

    Assalaamu Alaykum, I am a married man and have a ten-month-old child. Does my wife have the right to lie to me about the reason behind my son’s illness, hiding the real reasons for his sickness under the pretext that we have problems and that she thinks that I would accuse her of negligence? The child suffered from intestinal obstruction and had.. More

  • It is permissible for the husband to take his wife for psychotherapy Date: 23-1-2014

    I married a twenty-eight-year-old girl and some time after our marriage, I felt that she had a psychiatric disorder. Her sister, a pediatrician, accused me of causing her to have a psychiatric disorder, although we are still in the early months of our marriage. In every problem, her father tells me that he cannot exert any pressure on her, lest she.. More

  • Ruling on asking to check the wife’s e-mail Date: 22-1-2014

    I would like to ask a question. If the wife has an e-mail, then, in principle: 1- Does she have the right to keep her password unknown to her husband? 2- Does the husband have the right to ask his wife for her password without having a bad intention or would this be considered a violation of the wife’s rights? Many thanks. .. More

  • Conditional permissibility of asking the husband to allocate a day for fulfilling the wife’s needs Date: 22-1-2014

    As-Salamu alaykum, I am a married woman. My husband has a private business (working as a barber) and he has customers who come to him on prefixed appointments. He does not take a holiday and even works on Fridays. I also work and my holiday is on Friday. My husband does not allow me to go out alone because he fears for me. I do appreciate that, but.. More