Re Previous Answer on Wife’s Conjugal Rights

Shaykh Jamir Meah clarifies certain aspects of a previous answer on a wife’s conjugal rights. I am writing to inquire a further look at this portion from a previous answer: What Does Islam Say About the Neglect of the Wife’s Sexual Rights? Islam already takes into account the fact that a woman may have times […]

Uncertainty in Marriage (Shafi‘i Fiqh)

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan answers questions about uncertainty concerning marriage and divorce. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. I need help. Sometimes I feel very sad. My husband and I have argued many times throughout our marriage and sometimes I wonder if we are still husband and wife. He has even joked about a conditional […]

Is It Valid to Marry in Secret?

Ustadh Salman Younas answers a question about the validity and rightness of wanting to marry someone without the parents’ knowledge and consent. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I love someone and I want that relationship becomes halal. Right now I want to marry her without telling anyone just to make it halal, […]

Father-in-Law Kissed Daughter-in-Law

Ustadh Salman Younas gives general advice on a case of a father-in-law kissing the daughter-in-law by mistake and how one should act in such cases. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. A case has arisen in our town that a father in law suddenly and unexpectedly kissed his daughter in law. This all […]

Is It a Divorce If a Spouse Sings a Break up Song and the Husband Nods to the Beat? 

Question: I would like to know if, while I am singing a break-up song and my husband nods his head to it, that would constitute a divorce? What if he sings a break-up song to me? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Thank you for writing in. Going by the examples you have given, no divorce has been affected. Divorce […]

Is It a Divorce If a Spouse Sings a Break up Song and the Husband Nods to the Beat? 

Question: I need urgent help. If there was a song playing that says “You ruin my life, by not being mine” and “there’s nothing I hate more than what I can have.” and my husband nods and moves his hand up and down. I sang other parts of the song. Is it considered a divorce if […]

Is It Obligatory to Try to Have Children?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I don’t want children in the future. I am very sure about it. But I heard from a lot of people that this isn’t Islamic correct. I don’t get it. Maybe it is mustahab to have children but you can’t make a women put in such a […]

Can I Marry a Girl After Fantasizing About Her Mother?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I once had immoral and bad thoughts about my future mother in law and masturbated to those thoughts. There was no contact between me and my future Mother in Law. Can I still marry her daughter according to Shafi’i fiqh? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Jazakum Allah for your […]

What Are the Etiquettes When Going Through a Divorce?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I am going through a divorce. What are the etiquettes when going through a divorce? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I pray you’re well. I am sorry to hear that you are going through a divorce. The best of etiquettes when divorcing is to try to be as amicable […]

Can a Husband Forgo Payment After a Khula’ Agreement? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I have gone through a legal court which has deemed it fit to order a khula’ arrangement. They told my wife to give me 25% of the dowry. Do I have to take this money? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. I pray you’re well. A khula’ agreement is a […]