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  • 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

  • A woman beautifying herself for her husband Date: 22-1-2014

    Assalaamu 'alaykum, Commenting on Fatwa no. 10257, I would like a clear Sharee‘ah-based ruling. What is wrong with my wife beautifying herself for me and concealing her defects? Does the person who goes on a diet change the Creation of Allaah Almighty? No! He just improves his appearance, for the obesity which he suffers from is but a disease. I.. More

  • Ruling on the wife’s abstaining from sexual intercourse because of sleep Date: 15-1-2014

    Is the wife’s sleep considered a legitimate excuse for her abstention from sexual intercourse if the husband desires her? If it is not a legitimate excuse, should the husband wake her up in case of being overpowered by sexual desire?.. More

  • A pregnant woman abstains from living in her marital home because of finding some odors repulsive Date: 14-1-2014

    Grand Shaykh: my sister is married and is now pregnant and cannot endure the smell of her house and her husband. She does not go to her house; is there any sin on her?.. More

  • Ruling on forcing the wife to live in a particular place Date: 14-1-2014

    Is the husband permitted to force his wife to live in a particular place? .. More

  • She is working and pays the expenses of the home while her husband watches TV all day Date: 14-1-2014

    assalamu aleikum I am married for about 7 years. We have children. When we married my husband was studying, but he could not finnish his studies in our city. So we moved to another country, because they have better changes for work, better schools and easier regarding religion. It took many yrs to learn the language, and now my husband has finally got.. More

  • Ruling on the husband living in his wife’s house Date: 13-1-2014

    Grand Shaykh: May Allaah Protect you, is it permissible for the husband to live in his wife’s house? Is there any evidence in support of that from the life of the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, or the life of the Companions, may Allaah be pleased with them? Advise me. May Allaah Bless you... More

  • Ruling on wife abstaining from sexual relations with her husband to be able to perform Fajr prayer Date: 13-1-2014

    I abstained from having sexual intercourse with my husband so that we can be able to wake up for Fajr prayer as it was late. I told my husband that we should go to sleep so that we can wake up for Fajr prayer at the due time. If I had not done that, we would not have been able to wake up for Fajr prayer at its due time, and that happened before. But.. More

  • Whose words are decisive in proving khalwah (staying in privacy)? Date: 13-1-2014

    I have divorced my wife once before consummating the marriage and after being alone together, and it was stipulated in the divorce documents that she should spend her ‘Iddah (post-marriage waiting period), and according to our case I am entitled to reunite the matrimonial bond if I wish during the ‘Iddah. I actually revoked the divorce before the.. More

  • The wife's right to repeal after agreeing to provide for herself Date: 29-12-2013

    a.alaykum my husband moved out of the house and demanded ishould pay half of expense coz iam working when i refused he divorce me before 1 month finnished he came and we were together and i agree to pay half rent and elactricity half before the divorce he never buys me cloth and not give me money for my being ihad complained to him before but he was.. More

  • Her husband wants her to live away from him Date: 29-11-2013

    Al salam alaikum, I live in the U.S. with my husband and two children. My husband makes very little money, with it he spends on our bills and nessecities. And the rest he sends to his family back in the middle east. We basically live from paycheck to paycheck. Alhamdulillah I am completely fine with this but he says we needs to save up to build for.. More