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Welcome to the BeyondChai team, Maliha!

In order to support our clients BeyondChai is developing specialized coaching in collaboration with our newest addition to the team, Maliha Malik. A r…

Getting to know someone for marriage

Marriage in Islam is one of the most important decisions a person will make in their life, after all the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) reminded us that marr…

Muslims & Marriage: Are We Too Picky?

Many marriages today, increasingly among Muslim communities, are on the threshold of divorce. Seemingly happy on the outside, seams are splitting and …

Mothers Advice to her bride daughter

This advice was given to Umm Ayas Bint Awf Bin Muslim ash-Shaybani by her mother Umamah Bint al-Harith shortly before her wedding. “O my daughter! If …

The Super Muslim Woman Syndrome

Have you ever wanted everything in your life to be perfect? Have you ever found yourself wanting the perfect marriage, the perfect kids, and to be the…

Balancing your Work & Personal Life

Too many of us are busy working all the time and we neglect our families/personal life. We need to find the balance in our work and personal life to b…

Istikhaarah – Do you know how?

We get a lot of questions regarding Istikhaarah (prayer for guidance) and how to perform it. Seems like this practice is completely neglected until it…

Parents During the Marriage Process

Islam holds parents in a very high status and considers ones relationship with his or her parents one of the most important relationships that one mus…

What is Love? Love for the sake of Allah

What is love? Love, according to the Oxford dictionary is, “a strong feeling of affection.” If this definition is analysed, love could be many things;…

So You Have Found The Perfect Person

So you found the girl you want to get married to, and you go and propose. You make sure your hair is combed, teeth are brushed and you wear the best o…

The Ten most common Myths about Marriage

What do myths and marriage have in common? 1. Must resolve conflict before going to bed = False This is how it goes: a couple should never leave a con…

Let’s talk it out!

Below we outline what constitutes as good communication in a marriage. If you can ensure that every correspondence between you and your spouse meets t…

Envy [Hasad]

Envy (Hasad) means resenting the blessings of Allah that are enjoyed by the one who is envied, and wishing that it be taken away. In other words, the …

Recipe for a Happy Marriage

With the rate of divorces and separations on the rise all over the world, there is a universal question that everyone wants answered… “How can I have …

A Wedding Speech

Given on the occasion of the marriage of two young friends by Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood. I have been asked to speak a few words for this joyful occasion…

Lowering your Gaze: Reducing Temptation

One of the most difficult thing to overcome is how to reduce our temptation towards each other sexually. After all it’s in our very biological nature …

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