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I Am Heartbroken About My Wife’s Troubled Past. Why Did Allah Do This to Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am heartbroken about my wife’s troubled past. While we were engaged, I found out that she had many boyfriends in college. She doesn’t know how shattered I am about her past. Why did Allah do this to me? I love her, yet she irritates me. […]

Does Knowing a Potential Spouse’s Past Matter?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Does knowing a potential spouse’s past matter when for the purpose of marriage? Is it unrealistic to try to find a man who is as pious as myself? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. I pray you’re well. A potential spouse’s past is not important, and one should not ask […]

I Fear That My Past Will Catch up to Me. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have been through a lot of trauma in the past, and have even attempted suicide. Alhamdulilah, I was guided to Islam through the man I want to marry, but have not told him about my past sinful relationships. I worry that the ghosts of my […]

What Should I Say When I Am Asked About Someone’s Past When It Comes to a Marriage Proposal?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I had a marriage proposal from a bride who I really liked but unfortunately someone from my family went to the bride’s family and said things about my past which were really bad. So they backed up. I am very sad about this. If someone asks me […]

Should I Talk About My First Marriage to My Potential Spouse?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have been married twice. Now someone wishes to marry me. However when I want to talk about my life prior to my last divorce he stops me. He is only concerned with what I am now. I have also shared that I have sinned much and have repented. […]