Parents’ Strong Refusal of Reverts

Shaykh Jamir Meah answers a question about marrying a revert who has been deemed unfit by parents. I am a 26 year-old born Muslim female who still strives to be a better Muslimah every single day and am currently interested in a revert 33 year-old brother of two-and-a-half years in Islam. We met on a […]

Choosing Between a Sincere New Muslim and a Firmly Established Muslim for Marriage

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I have a conflict I needed help with. Recently, a friend of mine from converted to Islam. I have always liked him and I hoped one day he would accept Islam so we could consider being together and Allah heard my prayers. He is a very good man with […]

Marriage to a Non-Practicing Convert and Betraying My Father’s Trust

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: I was born and raised Muslim but was not religious. I met an older non-Muslim man. He converted to Islam to marry me. Then, after being married for a while, I felt that I was missing something significant in my life. I became closer to Allah and started wearing […]

Marrying a Convert Man Who is Drifting Away from Islam

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I am a Muslim woman who has been trying to get married to a convert and my family declined. Things got really bad with the way he was treated when he was interacting with them when he converted. He’s now saying he feels like he’s losing his interest in […]

Marrying a Convert Without Parental Approval

Answered by Ustadha Rukayat Yakub Question: I’m in a relationship with a brother who is a convert to Islam. He and I wish to get married to make the relationship halal but my parents are uneasy because of his family’s history of alcoholism and smoking. The brother I wish to marry has intentions of becoming […]