I Met Someone at College, but My Mother Said We Cannot Get Married. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I met someone at college, but my mother said we cannot get married. Should I hold on to this man or listen to my mother’s instincts and end this? Will hurting his feelings be a sin considering he is willing to wait for me? Answer: Assalamualaykum […]

My Prospective Spouse Avoids Me on Skype. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My family has arranged a marriage for me with a good muslim living abroad. His parents met me and like me very much. I haven’t met this man, but I spoke to him on the phone. I decided that I want to marry him. On the day we […]

Approaching a Potential Spouse

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question:  You said: “If a person sees someone they would like to approach for marriage and they have no idea who this person is or how to contact their family, then common sense would dictate that they establish some sort of communication.” My question is: Can a guy talk […]