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  • 'You' and 'I': The Art of Communication in Marital Life – I

    He said he was coming in ten minutes’ time. Ten minutes pass, half an hour, an hour, and then he shows up. The wife: "You said ten minutes, and I have been waiting here for an hour." The husband: "Forgive me, there was too much traffic." The wife: "This is not the first time. That’s the way you are; always late... More

  • Married life between extravagance and stinginess

    The following are phrases often heard from one spouse about the other: “My husband is stingy”; “My husband does not buy me my necessities”; “My husband gives money to his family and does not give me anything”; “My wife exaggerates in her spending”; “My wife does not care about saving, nor does she.. More

  • A Happy Home

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And Allah has made for you from your homes a place of rest.}[Quran 16:80] You have told the truth, O our Lord! The home is a place of rest, stability, comfort, reassurance, safety and tranquillity, in which we live, and with which we protect ourselves from the heat of summer and the cold of winter. It is also.. More

  • Mutual Rights - Good Companionship - III

    One day, the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, told ’Aa‘ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, the lengthy Hadeeth of Umm Zar‘, which was narrated by Muslim, may Allah have mercy upon him, and was explained by some scholars in volumes due to its enormous pearls of wisdom and meanings. After the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More

  • Mutual Rights - Good Companionship - II

    4- In disputes and arguments. Living in kindness implies that when a dispute arises between the spouses, the husband should define the points of dispute and explain her mistake to her, if she is the one who is mistaken. This should be done in a way that involves no reproof or scolding, particularly if he wants her to admit something. When she admits,.. More

  • Mutual Rights-Good Companionship - I

    The mutual rights that Allah The Almighty has enjoined on both the spouses represent His utmost justice. There are two major rights. There are two main rights: the right to good companionship, and the right to overnight stay and equal distribution. In this series we will address the first of these rights. First: The right to good companionship Muslims.. More

  • Rights of the Husband (Tangible Rights) - IV

    (Continued) Tangible Rights: The second section is the tangible rights of the husband on his wife, which include the wife serving her husband. Allah The Almighty created the woman and equipped her with characteristics that qualify her to carry out housework, manage her house and take care of its affairs. When the wife does the work of the marital.. More

  • Rights of the Husband (Intangible rights) - III

    (Continued) Sexual fulfillment: The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, stressed that the woman's negligence in obeying her husband when he calls her to bed to maintain his chastity incurs the curse of Allah upon her; He, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “For the woman whose husband calls her to bed [i.e. invites her to.. More

  • Rights of the Husband - II

    Intangible Rights In the first part we mentioned that being watchful of Allah and having the right environment and company are two essential matters in reforming and correcting the Muslim homes and fulfilling the rights of the spouses. In this article, we will talk about the right of the husband over his wife, if Allah wills. This right is divided.. More

  • Rights of the Husband - I

    Allah The Almighty enjoined obligations and duties, clarified rights and responsibilities, and then ordered the believing men and women to carry them out and made them a Sharee‘ah (Law) for all His slaves. There will be no happiness for a believer except by carrying out and fulfilling these obligations and duties properly, so that he would be.. More

  • He used to keep himself busy serving his family - II

    It is narrated on the authority of As-Siddeeqah (‘Aa’ishah), daughter of As-Siddeeq (Abu Bakr), may Allah be pleased with them, the wife of the best of creation, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, that she said, describing his conduct in his house, “He used to keep himself busy serving his family.” [Al-Bukhari] “He, sallAllahu.. More

  • He used to keep himself busy serving his family - I

    Some wives complain, in their messages, that their husbands do not bother to do any chores related to the family, whether inside or outside the house, even if it is a routine or simple matter, and this, of course, makes them feel sad, hurt and frustrated. Dear Muslim husband and wife, To help with the housework is one of the emotional requirements.. More

  • The essential pillars of marital life

    Marital happiness is a dream that all husbands and wives have had since the beginning of time and many spouses are still trying to fulfill this dream through all possible means. Nevertheless, being away from the true teachings of Islam and sound prophetic guidance has led them to confusion between the different means: Western and Eastern. However, when.. More

  • Living in Kindness - III

    The husband's right over his wife The wise wife: The wise wife is the one who helps her husband conquer his own shortcomings by reminding him of Allah The Almighty so that their marital happiness lasts. The wives of the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, used to tell their husbands when they went out for work, “Fear Allah The Almighty.. More

  • Living in Kindness - II

    • Helping the wife to preserve her chastity This is an established right of the wife that was mentioned in the Sunnah (tradition) of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. It was narrated on the authority of ‘Abdullaah ibn ‘Amr ibn Al-‘Aas, may Allah be pleased with him, that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi.. More