Re Previous Answer on Wife’s Conjugal Rights

Shaykh Jamir Meah clarifies certain aspects of a previous answer on a wife’s conjugal rights. I am writing to inquire a further look at this portion from a previous answer: What Does Islam Say About the Neglect of the Wife’s Sexual Rights? Islam already takes into account the fact that a woman may have times […]

Intervening in My Friend’s Marital Problems

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I know someone who is married and is constantly taking abuse and being disrespected by his wife. He has children and is righteous. It is also questionable as to whether his wife is a Muslim as she has doubts about Islam. He doesn’t tell his family about his problems […]

Dealing With My Husband Having Female Facebook Friends

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I have a husband and we are constantly having this same “conversation” about gender interaction in Islam. He insists on adding female friends on Facebook, saying they are my friends from primary/high school (age 8-18), and that they are married. I have advised and explained to him the rulings […]

Living With Disrespectful and Overbearing In-Laws

Answered by Dr. Bano Mutuja Question: As Salam Aliekum, My husband and I have been living with my in-laws home since we got married a few years ago. My relationship with my husband is still good, alhumdulillah. But there is tension with my in-laws because my mother-in-law wants to be involved in everything.  But if […]

Should a Wife Expect Nice Things from Her Husband?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: What can a wife expect out of her husband? Can she have expectations about him surprising her on occasion, getting her gifts and saying kind words to her?   Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful Dear Sister, Assalamu alaikum, Thank you for your question. I […]

Complaining About Spouses to Parents and Managing Marital Finances

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: Assalam Alaikum, I heard a shaykh say that a husband doesn’t need to tell his wife how he spends his money. He said that a wife has a right to a portion of it that fulfills his duties to her, but everything else is up to the man’s discretion. […]

My Parents Tend to Fight Very Often: What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: My parents tend to fight very often. What should I do? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I hope you are and your family are in the best of states inshaAllah. The essential role that good character holds in one’s faith and practice, in general, and a priori towards family, […]