Couple not having children?

I have couple of questions and if you can guide me in the right direction: If a couple are not able to have kids due to medical reasons what is permissible in Islam. They have been together for 6 year…

10 Qualities to make a Husband Happy

We all know that Allah subhana wa ta’alaa has described the treatment of the spouses in the Quran as: “And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dw…

7 Things Your Muslim Husband Won’t Tell You

Ever wish you could read your husband’s mind? Western culture encourages husbands and wives to talk to each other and discuss things. However, in many Muslim cultures, men are raised to be stoic and t…

Avoiding Suspicion & Infidelity

One of the ills that unfortunately our community is experiencing at this time is of suspicion and infidelity. Below are some steps you can take to avoid this problem in your marriage. A Daily Dose of …

Simple Steps for a Happy Marriage

Sometimes the most obvious things escape from our thought process that can bring about so much prosperity in our Marriage. We wanted to shed light upon some of these issues so you are aware of them an…

Marital problems… Who should I ask for Help?

As any couple can imagine, it is a very difficult to realization or accept that something is wrong and professional help is needed. Many a times nagging problems of the past keep on consistently putti…

Key Advice for the Newly Wed

It is common for scholars and teachers to be asked for their advice on certain topics and situations. As Muslims we put a trust in our scholars and teachers as long as they are not doing anything agai…

Top 5 Muslim Honeymoon Destinations!

Choosing a place to celebrate the start of your new life together can be both exciting and overwhelming. As Muslims we have a variety of needs when we travel, and alhamdulillah there are plenty of Mus…

The Honeymoon

For all those who believe that the first stage of marriage, also commonly known as the honeymoon stage is all about romance and lovey dovey stuff, here is a reality check: The first year of a marriage…

Honeymoon

Honeymoon is a one of the most important & beautiful thing for every couple after marriage. Honeymoon its like dream to touch the haven together. After the typical rush of varying emotions and st…

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 conflict unresolved at night. Consider the facts: bot…

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 these criteria, then you are on the way to eternal …

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 envier wishes that the blessing be taken away from…

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 know and understand our spouses. I am not a marri…

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 of the wedding of Abdullah and Zaynab (fictional …

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 there is reading under what circumstances the apparent…

Arranged Marriage is not Forced Marriage

Arranged marriages are the cultural norm for (many) Muslims across the world. Men and women who are ready to get married may meet their future spouse through family or friends. Since, generally, Musli…

Intimacy for Muslim Couples: The Anti-Climax

Highlights from the discussion Generally, women are capable of experiencing climax but because of their husband’s lack of knowledge and skills, they are left unsatisfied. Intercourse without cli…

7 Resolutions to Revitalize Your Marriage

And those who say, “Our Lord, grant us from among our wives and offspring comfort to our eyes and make us an example for the righteous.” [25:74] It’s a minute before midnight. January 1st, 2016……

How to Deal with Differences in your marriage

Talk about them! We’re not suggesting you discuss politics or fiqhi views the first time you talk to a prospective spouse, but once you are married, discussing the bigger issues is a MUST. Once the di…

5 Things to Know About Marital Therapy

It is common for couples to seek marital therapy when they are distressed, and perhaps, even contemplating divorce. When it feels like your marriage is “on the line,” the last thing you want to stress…

The Power of a Weekly Marriage Meeting

The institution of marriage arguably carries a heavier weight of pressures and expectations in the present age than it has in any time previous. Spouses don’t just partner up for purely economic and p…

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