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How Do I Deal With My Racist Spouse?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Our children go to public school, where they have friends of all ethnicities. My husband, an immigrant himself, is blatantly racist. He often tells our daughters not to trust or befriend African Americans, Hispanics, etc. and forbids me to tell them otherwise. How do I confront his racist […]

Should I Reveal to My Future Spouse the Fact That I Have Donated One of My Organs?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: My son has donated one of his kidneys to his mother for her transplantation surgery. Now he is planning to get married. Doctors have told me that one kidney is sufficient for a healthy life and living with one kidney is not a physical deficiency. Should he tell this […]

Should I Marry Fearing to Fall Into Sin but Also Fearing to Be a Wrongdoer in Marriage?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam’aleykum If one were simultaneously in a state of extreme desire and were certain they would not be able to uphold their duties as a spouse, what would the legal ruling of marriage be? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Merciful and Compassionate Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The general […]

Is It Permissible to Sleep Naked with One’s Spouse? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: Is it permissible to sleep naked with one’s spouse if they are covered by a comforter or a blanket according to the Shafi’i school? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. Yes; in the Shafi’i school, […]

Love, Marriage and Relationships in Islam: All Your Questions Answered

A comprehensive collection of resources that offer clear and practical guidance on successful marriages. Based on the Qur’an, Prophetic teachings and scholarly wisdom, find out how we can all have marriages that fulfill the worldly and spiritual potential of what the Prophet ﷺ referred to as “half the religion.” And it is among His signs that He has created for […]

The Muslim Marriage Crisis – A Frank Conversation with Imam Zaid Shakir

Fahad Faruqui had an in depth discussion with a leading American-Muslim scholar Imam Zaid Shakir, a senior faculty member of Zaytuna College, about marriage, polygamy, temporary marriages and divorce, in attempt to tease out the true spirit of love, romance and marriage in Islam. A brief SeekersHub course on being married won’t cost you a […]

‘They Are Your Garments And You Are Theirs’: Marital Relation and the Metaphor of the Garment by Maulana M Mansur Ali

‘They Are Your Garments And You Are Theirs: Marital Relation and the Metaphor of the Garment Reflections on surat –al-Baqara 2:187 هن لباس لكم وأنتم لباس لهن By Maulana Dr M Mansur Ali Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful. And though you seek in garments the freedom of […]

Maryland Benefits from the SeekersGuidance “Getting Married” Seminar

Marriage is an act of worship that nearly every Muslim will engage in during their life. Attendees of the SeekersGuidance Seminar on “Getting Married”, held in Maryland on Saturday 24th April, learned that there is much more to this spiritual act than just meeting someone and planning the wedding. The Seminar was delivered by Shaykh […]