August 12, 2022 3 mins

Is It Permissible for Me to Watch Anime?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I watch Anime, and there are many female characters. I don’t feel anything wrong when I watch those characters because they are not real. Is it permissible for me to watch them? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. May Allah guide us to that which […]
August 12, 2022 2 mins

Is It Permissible to Use Hormonal Contraception to Regulate Period Flow?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My menstrual cycle can last up to two weeks. My doctor recommended hormonal birth control to help “regulate” my menstrual cycle and shorten its duration. As I am not married, I do not require birth control. Is it still permissible for me to use it for the purpose my doctor […]
August 12, 2022 3 mins

What Constitutes a Valid Divorce?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I would like to know how many divorces are issued by this dialogue: Husband: “I’m done.” Wife: “What do you mean?” Husband: “Divorce. I’m done.” Wife “What do you mean?” Husband: Divorce, I’m done. You mentioned it twice. I’m giving you what you want. I’m done.” What if the husband […]
August 12, 2022 3 mins

How Can I Convince My Husband to Become the Breadwinner of the Family?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I am an expatriate in GCC, a working mom with two kids, and currently expecting. My husband lost his job at the beginning of our marriage, and I have been the only breadwinner for four years. I feel frustrated as he is not that aggressive in looking for a […]