Mother and Husband Not on Good Terms

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked about a mother who vehemently dislikes the husband of a sister, and how she can best deal with the threats she faces. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Should I get a divorce because my mother doesn’t like my husband, and says she never will? She said […]

I Want to Marry Someone Willing to Revert

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked for advice from a sister who wants to marry someone with a bad past who is willing to revert to Islam. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am 20 years old and want to get married to a young man, but he is non-Muslim. He says […]

I Hate My Future Wife’s Father

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked for advice concerning the hatred a person feels toward a future father-in-law, and how they fear that may ruin the marriage. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I hope everyone is well. I really hate my future wife’s father. I really love her and I don’t want […]

Reciting Ya Sin so Parents Accept My Choice for Marriage

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked whether reciting Sura Ya Sin in a certain way may help turn the hearts of parents and fulfill one’s needs. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I find myself in a dilemma these days. I like a younger Muslim man. He proposed but my parents aren’t letting us […]

What Makes A Marriage Work – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

In terms of what engenders and facilitates these relationships, one is really important: Islamic etiquette. It’s very important to remember that just like your brother, you’re supposed to greet them with a smile.

My Family Members Financially Exploit Me. Do I Need to Get Married to Improve My Circumstances?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My father passed away recently. Lately, I feel so frustrated because I think I need someone to make me feel I am special, someone who will help me with my business, and someone who will marry me, to be my mahram. I feel this because I […]

How Do We Fight Shaytan? By Getting Married – Imam Zaid Shakir

Imam Zaid Shakir visited SeekersHub Toronto on the evening of January 1st, dropping in for the marriage ceremony of a dear Hub student. Imam Zaid emphasized being agents of good in times when forces of corruption spread harm against families. One of the key means of good in creation is marriage. Imam Zaid said, “Four […]

Can I Purchase Household Accessories in Muharram? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I am getting married and I want to buy new things. Can I buy new things for my house during Muharram? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam It is permissible to purchase household accessories anytime in the year, Muharram or otherwise, prior to marriage or after. There are no […]

Should I Rely on Allah to Send Me My Marriage Partner?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: As-SalamuAlikum. What duas can I make to Allah to enable me to be paired with a Spouse? I am of marriageable age but I am reluctant to find someone for myself or ask my parents for help in this regard due to previous bad experiences. Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I […]

What Should I Do If I Prayed Istikhara and I’m Still Unsure?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I prayed istikhara for marriage. I have come across somebody and would like to approach them to get to know them for the purpose of marriage. I can’t seem to get this man out of my heart no matter how hard I try. So I decided to […]