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Controlling anger before it controls you!

‎”I was so angry and in the process divorced my wife! I did not mean to!” How many times have we heard this line? May Allah protect the ummah…Ameen. D…

Interfaith Marriages in Islam

We have received some questions recently regarding interfaith marriages. This is an easy topic but we have to keep in mind that there is a difference …

My Husband won’t help with the Housework!

If there is a universal complaint from wives about their husbands, it would have to be that their husbands don’t help around the house. This complaint…

Long Distance Relationships: Giving Gifts!

When living overseas or staying away from your spouse one of the easiest things to do and possibly the most effective method of telling your spouse ho…

Simplify your Life

We are all striving hard to be the best at work, stay in amazing shape, have an amazing married life, have a beautiful home and the list of perfection…

Exercise your worries away!

There is no magic cure for rifts between husband and wife. But the closest thing is exercise. You’ll lose weight, get fit, become healthier, and find …

Uh Oh, The Honeymoon is Over!

“And among His Signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves that you may dwell in tranquillity with them, and He has put love an…

Bringing Love Into Marriage

Marriage can be a wonderful experience or an awful one, but for most, it is somewhere in the middle, with ups and downs, twists and turns as we get to…

A Wounded Heart

The sudden dreadful crying and screaming woke Zainab up. She lay on her bed, burying her face into the pillow, trying hard to block out the growing no…

How Exercise Improves Sex

Sex is vital to a healthy marriage. One way to ensure optimal sexual potential is to stay fit. Learn the major ways pumping iron, palates, yoga, runni…

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 …

How to Compromise in Marriage

Marriage is about sharing your whole life with your significant other. From cleaning dishes to life changing decisions – your partner is with you all …

Finances in your Marriage

Money is a big factor within a relationship, and as a family grows many marriages breakup due to financial reasons. Studies have shown that over 40% o…

His Wedding Night Jitters

The myths surrounding the ‘wedding night’ are a source of anxiety for every guy or girl who has passed the age of puberty and looks forward to this sp…

Creating a Family Budget

Marriage brings a whole new load of responsibility on us, life suddenly stops being about us and becomes revolved around the our spouse and children. …

10 Survival Tips for Newlyweds

In much of the world, it is very normal for couples to live together before marriage. However according to our Islamic views that is completely unacce…

How To Fight If Your Marriage Matters

Love can be a battleground of mistakes, misunderstandings and conflicts. Oftentimes when we want to discuss a specific conflict with our partners, we …

12 Vacation Ideas To ReCharge Your Couple

#1 LEAVE ALONE, THREE’S A CROWD: We understand you love your kids, your friends and your pets… HOWEVER… take some much needed “Alone Time!…

The Muslim Marriage Crisis

A major part of creating a beloved community is the creation of a family but a Muslim marriage crisis is at our doorstep. Men and women who really wan…

Marriage: The Charm of “Thank You”

Consider this scenario: A husband buys a house for his family. You ask the wife if she thanked her husband. Wife replies with a surprise, “Why is that…

Is Piety the only Beauty?

One day a sister dropped by to pick up something and saw me dressed up with make-up and jewelry, so she assumed I was going somewhere. When I told her…

Marriage and Other Works in Progress

Author’s note: Writing on marriage always carries a certain burden of responsibility towards the audience. The writer is never sure who out ther…

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