Fulfilling the Sexual Needs of the Husband

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My friend is a convert woman, doubting about Islam, because her husband keeps reminding her of this hadith: Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: “The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: ‘If a man calls his wife to […]

Do I Have to Obey My Husband in Everything?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I met an Imam about my bad marriage. He said paradise lies at the foot of the husband and that I must obey him in everything because men are caretakers of women. However, what if he is mistreating the wife, emotionally abusing her, and not fully supporting […]

Husband Leaving Islam.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I’m seeking advice for my friend. She is married to a man who is having doubts about Islam, he wants to leave the folds of Islam and she can’t understand why as he was a practicing Muslim. My friend has been talking to him gently and encouraging […]

My Husband Doesn’t Pray.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My husband used to pray and go for jumu’ah, but now he doesn’t pray at all. He says he is mad at Allah for all the suffering in the world, and why should he pray to a God who is supposed to be merciful, but let […]

What Is the Ruling of the Husband Living Away From His Wife?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of the husband living away from his wife in ‘idda and marriage? Is there any difference to the ruling, if the wife owns the marital home? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh Thank you for your question. During Marriage In general, […]

Is a Divorce Valid If It Was Said Under the Pression the Husband’s Parents? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, My husband said to me “I divorce you”. He took me back after. After this, we had an argument and were separated- his mother moved in with him. After this time, we spoke and he sent me a text message saying “I divorce you”. The next day, […]

Etiquette of Marriage: A Comprehensive SeekersHub Reader

The etiquette of marriage form the 12th chapter of Imam Al-Ghazali’s seminal work, the Ihya, which is widely regarded as the greatest work on Islamic spirituality in the world. Love, Marriage and Relationships in Islam: All Your Questions Answered Following Istikhara in Pursuing Marriage Is There a Preferred Time for Getting Married? Advice on Breaking […]

Is There Any Reason Why A Wife Can’t Teach Her Husband?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible for a wife to teach her husband? My husband recently approached me and asked me to teach him how to read Quran, because he doesn’t know. Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I pray this finds you in the best of states insha’Allah. It certainly is permissible […]

How Can I Support My Husband in His Striving for a More Pious Life?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, Before we got married, my husband used to mix regularly with bad company and indulge in many major sins. He has repented, and so has lost all his friends. He misses the excitement of his sinful social life. How can I support him? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa […]

I Don’t Feel Content About My Future Husband. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have gotten to know a good man for marriage. My parents really like him. I have agreed to marry him. But why do I not feel content? I don’t know if I can be with him for the rest of my life. Answer: Assalamualaykum wa […]