How Can I Stop an Engagement Which I Am Unsure About?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I met this guy through my parents the Islamic way, I agreed to get engaged but with hesitation and uncertainty. At the engagement party and I was freaking out because I don’t think that this is the guy for me. What should I do? Answer: Assalam alaykum. […]

Do I Need a Divorce to Avoid Marrying the Man I’ve Accepted A Proposal From?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, Do I need a divorce to avoid marrying a man whose proposal I previously accepted? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, an accepted proposal or engagement does not need a divorce in order to be broken off as it is considered to be a promise. […]

I Got Engaged to My Cousin to Please My Parents. How Do I Break off My Engagement Without Being Harsh?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I got engaged one year ago to my cousin. I dislike him; he is not well-qualified, but I could not refuse my parents. I hoped that I would start loving him, but this did not happen. I cannot sleep at night. These thoughts affect my studies. How do […]

Love, Marriage and Relationships in Islam: All Your Questions Answered

A comprehensive collection of resources that offer clear and practical guidance on successful marriages. Based on the Qur’an, Prophetic teachings and scholarly wisdom, find out how we can all have marriages that fulfill the worldly and spiritual potential of what the Prophet ﷺ referred to as “half the religion.” And it is among His signs that He has created for […]

Is It Permissible to Propose to a Sister Who Has Already Been Proposed to By Another Brother?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I just had a question regarding marriage proposals… if a brother approaches a sister and proposes to her while the two are alone without any mahrams present, is the proposal valid? Also, if the proposal is valid, does another brother still have the right to pursue interest in that […]

Is Physical Intimacy Allowed if You Are Engaged?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: Are engaged people allowed to make out? If they are are they allowed to do it in public? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Dear Sister, Assalamu alaikum, I pray you are well. If by “engaged,” you are referring to the Arab practice of katb […]

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Foundation

Beyond Flak Attack: A New Engagement with the Newsroom – Tabah Research – Tabah Foundation This essay, by Ustadh Nazim  Baksh, is written for Muslim activists and scholars who are alarmed at today’s headlines and would like to engage the mass media in the hope of balancing its predominantly negative reporting with positive stories pertaining […]