Unfaithful Husband Working Overseas

Ustadh Farid Dingle untangles the difficulties a wife faces when her husband who works overseas decides to marry a second wife but wishes to divorce his first on no grounds. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am married for six years. I have two kids. My son is five years old and […]

My Wife Will Divorce Me If I Take a Second Wife. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My friends got married overseas with the blessings of the bride’s family, but not the groom’s family who was not informed. Now they have a small child, but his family has arranged a marriage to his relative in Pakistan. My friend’s wife said she will divorce […]

My Family Is Shia – Should I Be a Second Wife to a Sunni Brother?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I grew up in a Shia family, but I have embraced Sunni Islam. I was introduced to Sunni Islam by a male friend. I intended to marry him. But I know my family would never accept a Sunni proposal for me. Now he’s getting married to someone else. […]

Can a Husband Marry a Second Wife Without His First Wife’s Permission?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can a husband marry a second wife without his first wife’s permission? Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The fatwa of major Arab and Indo-Pak scholars is that it is generally wrong and unwise in our times to marry a second wife, without consulting wise and knowledgeable scholars (even though […]