Is Someone Using Black Magic to Destroy My Marriage?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I hope this reaches you in the best of health and imaan. I got married a few months ago and everything was at first, but then my husband started arguing with me about petty things constantly. He’s gotten very ill, suffering from back, arm, knee, shoulder pain, headaches, lack […]

Advising a Spouse to Be a Better Muslim

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I have been married for 15 years.  My husband can’t read the Qur’an.  Now we have a Hafiz coming to our home to teach Quran to our kids,I asked my husband to sit with him and finish his Quran too. But he said to me, “I will have to […]

Difficulty Getting Married Leading to Resentment and Depression

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: After many years of unsuccessfully trying very hard to get married, I became frustrated and started having negative thoughts. I went off to medical school where I have been struggling with being happy by reminding myself that I came here because this is what Allah has made available to […]

Dealing With an Ill-Tempered Mother in Law

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I recently got married and I moved in with my husband and his parents. His mother has a bad temper. Now that Ramadan has come, I don’t feel Allah’s presence in this home because all day long she watches tv dramas and plays on the iPad while fasting. I […]

Married Man Addicted to Boys

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I’m an adult man with a wife and children.   Since a young age, I’ve liked both males and females.  I have sex with my wife regularly. However, I can’t resist when I see a good looking boy, and many times I have sex with boys. I pray to […]

Committing Adultery in an Unhappy Marriage

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I am all depressed and confused, I have been in an arranged marriage for many years now and I have a 7 year old child. For past few years I have been involved and in love with another man. I don’t have the courage to break from either of […]

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 […]

My Family Doesn’t Get Along With My Spouse’s Family

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: My husband and I got married with our parents’ approval. At our wedding there was a bitter exchange of words between our parents on trivial matters like wedding venue, clothes, food, etc. Three years later our parents still refuse to meet. It started with the bitterness on the wedding, […]

My Husband Mistreats Me and He Doesn’t Pray

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question:I’m having some issues with my husband.  He leaves me alone at night with our infant child while he spends time with his friends.  Often he sleeps on the couch instead of in the bed with me.  I told him this hurts me but he doesn’t care.  I feel unwanted. […]

Dealing with In-Laws With a Different Islamic Perspective

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I have been engaged for a year to a man who I really like. However, his father and stepmother have been a problem within our relationship. They truly dislike my family have accused us of following false Sheikhs, of engaging in Kufr because we do tasbih, or we say […]