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Have I Divorced My Wife?

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan untangles doubts about a divorce pronounced in anger. I have issued my wife with Talaq three times during a single incident. This was following an argument where I became so angry that I wanted to strangle her but instead I picked up the kettle and swung it, dropping all the water and […]

Has My Husband Divorced Me?

Shaykh Jamir Meah clears up confusion regarding whether a divorce has in fact happened. My husband said to me: “I will say three words. Talaq, talaq, talaq.” He didn’t say: “I divorce you,” and I didn’t know what his intentions were, but later on he said he didn’t divorce me. Has our divorce happened as […]

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 […]

Am I Divorced?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: I had been separated from wife for a few years but met on several occasions. However, one day my wife said it was over and I gave my wife a Talaq but she later wanted to get back. And when my wife again said that the marriage was over, […]

Am I Still Married Despite My Wife Claiming That I Have Divorced Her?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I have separated from my wife for over a year after I walked out on her after an argument. We have recently started talking on the phone and she forgave me, but does not want to continue our marriage. I am not sure if we are still married. […]