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Implicit Divorce.

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I married a woman 1.5 years ago and later found out she could not have sexual intercourse because of medical reasons. She refuses to get treatment. Whenever I try to bring up the topic of divorce, she emotionally blackmails me. I have told her «I want a […]

Saying One Is Divorced in Jest

Ustadh Tabraze Azam is asked if saying one is divorced in jest or thoughtlessness to others in conversation or chat counts as a legal divorce.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. If one says words like “I am divorced” or “I got divorced” (not the exact wording as it happened a long […]

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 […]

Divorce Due to Lack of Household Support

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked if it is permissible to divorce a spouse who consistently refuse to help with childcare and household chores.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. My husband and I have been having arguments on and off for the past few years. My husband doesn’t help me with […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mother and Husband Not on Good Terms

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked about a mother who vehemently dislikes the husband of a sister, and how she can best deal with the threats she faces. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Should I get a divorce because my mother doesn’t like my husband, and says she never will? She said […]

How Can a Woman Get an Islamic Divorce?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum If I am a woman seeking divorce, unhappy in my marriage for many reasons, is it permissible for me to seek annulment of my marriage if my husband will not give me a divorce? He has not been financially providing for us for 5 years now. We […]

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 […]