A Dua to Make Someone My Spouse

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked whether there are specific dua one can recite that makes the desired person become one’s spouse. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am interested in marrying my friend, but the problem is that he does not want to get married right now. He likes me, but […]

Is It Wrong to Want a Virgin and a Pious Wife?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I want a virgin and pious girl as my wife. My friends say this is impossible in the modern age. – Am I wrong to ask/desire for such a girl? – Will I get a wife who has committed fornication even if I haven’t? – Can […]

What Should I Look for When Marrying Someone for His “Deen”?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What should I look for when marrying someone for his “deen” (religion)? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, The Prophet (Allah bless him & give him peace) himself explained that the primary consideration in choosing a spouse should be their deen. “Deen” is a very comprehensive word. It does not […]

Can My Mother Force Me to Marry Someone?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My mother wants me to marry a man living in our house who has helped us before the death of my dad. I am in a relationship with someone else that I love and we want to get married. Can my mother force me to marry the […]

Is Marrying the Most Religious Person Always the Best Choice? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is marrying the most religious person always the best choice? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh […]

Can I Marry a Non-Practising Muslim Man?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Is it permissible for to marry a man who has an extremely good character, was raised as a Muslim but at one point did not believe in God? Now he believes in God but he struggles to admit that revelation is Divine. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]

My Husband is Abusive, Irresponsible, and Doesn’t Practice Islam

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I have been married for several years and have 2 children. Before marriage, my husband said he was somewhat regular in prayer and fasting and would be more so if he someone around him was regular with them also.  He still isn’t regular. Recently he has started becoming very […]

Married Daughters Supporting Elderly Parents

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: I have read in previous answers that the primary responsibility of a daughter when married is her husband and children and the primary responsibility of a son when he marries remains looking after his parents. But what about a family where there are no sons or other male […]

Breaking Family Relations Due To Adulterous Acts

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: My sister was married to a cousin and had five children. My brother was also married with five children. We discovered, with undoubtable proof, that my sister’s husband and my brother’s wife were having a secret affair. This has torn apart the family and the children. Not only […]