Breaking Off an Engagement Due to Revealing Sins

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I disclosed some of my past including sexual abuse from family when I was very young and sins I’ve done in the past.  Later after researching the issue I learned that it is sinful to reveal your sins.  My fiance doesn’t mind and she respects my honestly, but I’m […]

Are There Valid Reasons to Reveal Sins?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I have a question relating to marriage and disclosing ones previous sins. If while considering a prospective spouse you feel sins you committed in the past may come to light later,  is it permissable to reveal this in general terms i.e “I committed a mistake and have sincerely repented” before the marriage /agreement? […]

Should I Tell My Spouse About My Relationships Before I Got Married?

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: Assalaamu alaikum, My doubts are as follows: 1) Before marriage, I had a relationship with a Christian boy. Finding it, my parents forced me to marry a Muslim which I did. Later I repented for having a relationship with the Christian boy. Although before marriage itself, I told my […]

Can We Deny Having Committed Sins After We’ve Repented From Them?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: If one commits some sin, lets say he/she killed someone or committed zina.  The person is truly sorry and makes sincere istighfaar and never does this again.  Is it true that if asked sometime in the future if has ever previously committed murder/zina he can say NO? So in […]