Marriage and Divorce (Shafii)

February 11, 2024 2 mins

Is it Permissible for a Woman to Uncover in front of Her Husband’s Stepfather?

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad Carr Question Is my husband’s stepfather my mahram, or would I need to observe hijab in front of him? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. Thank you for your question. Your husband’s stepfather is not your mahram (unmarriageable kin), and therefore, you need to observe hijab […]
February 11, 2024 3 mins

Am I Obliged to Marry My Girlfriend?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I had a girlfriend, and we loved each other and wanted to marry. However, later, I discovered that she was already married to another man through nikah. Upon learning this, I decided to break up with her, but she refused to end the relationship because she was unhappy with […]
February 8, 2024 2 mins

Should I Reconsider a Suitor That I Rejected Once?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I met a guy who practices Islam, and we talked about marriage. Later, I said no, and everything happened so quickly. My mother also said no because she thought I was too young (19). After a few weeks, we cut contact and blocked each other, but we still have […]
November 20, 2023 2 mins

Can People Marry Without Meeting?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Is it possible for two people to perform nikah without having met until even after the nikah? I’ve read that the bride being present isn’t a necessary condition, and this is, of course, assuming the wali agrees and both parties are pleased Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most […]