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  • Wife refuses to dress according to Shari'a in USA Date: 14-7-2002

    My wife she refuses to wear the Shari'a custom of dress and I am living in the USA and the law here with her. We keep fighting about her dress... More

  • Wife wants divorce and custody of her daughter Date: 11-6-2002

    I have been married for 6 1/2 years and have a daughter who is 5 and 1/2. Our problems started just before the birth of our girl but the subject of divorce came up 5 years ago. I am the one who is asking for it. My parents live in Qatar and I have some family here where I am married (out of Qatar). I am not allowed to see them or speak to them at.. More

  • Problems with wife he remarried Date: 8-6-2002

    I married a woman 3 years ago. The, she asked for divorce after 1 year and the judge asked her to return all money I paid to her (full Maher) to me. She got no money at all out of the divorce. After 1 year of divorce, she asked me to marry her again since she felt that she made a mistake. I was afraid that she is coming back to get revenge and get.. More

  • Wife's rights denied by husband Date: 28-5-2002

    I am a married Muslim living with my husband, and his family and I would like to ask about my rights to have my own property. When I got married, my husband's family gave me gold jewelry as a present. A few weeks ago when all the fighting began in filasteen, I made the intention to give the gold a Sadaqa. However, I did not have a chance to go to the.. More

  • Difficulty in divorce proceedings with wife Date: 5-5-2002

    I have been married for almost 2 years. I have been sponsoring my family to the extent (I mean spending all my money without saving any money). My wife also works, and she always said she is not responsible about supporting and sharing any money; her money is her money and my money is our money. When I got laid off from my job, she helped a little bit.. More

  • Seeking help about marital problems Date: 4-5-2002

    Is it Haram to ask a Sheikh for help about issues of her marriage without having husband's agreement? Or without husband's knowledge?.. More

  • Wife feels disrespected by husband Date: 9-4-2002

    I am married to a Muslim. I also have to state that I converted to Islam. My husband was a very attentive man, but now all of a sudden he changed, and my life has taken a heavy toll. He stays out late at night with his friends, and I am left all alone. I do not feel respected. Is there anything I can do?.. More

  • Wife questions husband's grounds for divorce Date: 30-3-2002

    I am very confused I have been married for about 6 years and slowly my marriage doesn't seem to be working out. My husband also realizes this and says that we will see and then if things get very out of hand we will divorce. The problem is I am happy with him, however he says: 1) I am not satisfying him 100 percentage in physical relation. 2) As a.. More

  • Marital status of husband who left his wife, committed Zina and doesn't pray Date: 6-2-2002

    A little over a year ago, 2 weeks before my daughter was born, my husband moved out of our house to his sisters. There he committed adultery with another woman. He was caught by my brother in-law and he has confessed to me that he had been having relations with this woman for quite some time. My question is am I still married to him if he commits adultery?.. More

  • Husband wants divorce Date: 23-1-2002

    I am married, but my husband doesn't love me. He told me that I lied to him. He didn't see my real hair, teeth, and I have facial hair. When he saw me I had some makeup on my face. Can he divorce me for these reasons?.. More

  • Frigidity in marriage Date: 26-12-2001

    My wife is not easily aroused sexually while I am the opposite. She does not want to use medicine to help us be more capable. What is the solution?.. More

  • Husband between first and second wife Date: 19-9-2001

    One of my Muslim friend's husband loved another lady and got married but did not divorce my friend. She is staying with her parents now. More over he drinks alcohol too much. But presently he is regretting what he has done and is calling his first wife back and doesn't want his second wife, should she return to him in this situation?.. More

  • Ill treated, beaten wife wants divorce Date: 5-9-2001

    I have a question. 6 years ago I was married Islamicly to my husband. Shortly after our marriage I converted to Islam. I fasted, prayed, and did my best to be a good Muslim wife. My husband started to beat me on a regular basis, stopped praying, and fasting. He even began to have many affairs with different woman. I am aware of this because they would.. More

  • Should husband and wife more like brother and sister divorce? Date: 5-9-2001

    I live with my wife and her two kids; she does her duties as a housewife but she does not respond to me when I ask her to bed and there is no love between us. We do not hate each other, but we are more like brother and sister than husband and wife. Should we get divorced?.. More

  • Husband and wife unable to have sexual relations more than year after marriage Date: 20-7-2001

    If a wife and a husband are unable to have a sexual relationship after one and half year of marriage, because the wife is shy or afraid of the act, what Islamic teachings apply to this bond? Does this sort of marital life stand? What help or advice you can provide to overcome her fear? Are there any prayers for strengthening this kind of weak relationship?.. More