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…

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…

Rights of a Wife in Islam

The status of women in Islam is that of dignity, honor and respect. The current practices by many Muslim men don’t reflect their true status in our community today. Many men follow more of the cultura…

Tips for a Happy and Successful Marriage

The following are some amazing tips that every couple should follow to have a happy and successful marriage: Get married with the right intention and go forward step by step: Both spouses should get m…

The Spark is Missing!

People are quick to point to the aptly named “spark” as being the problem in almost all relationships beyond the exciting wedding and honeymoon phase. Even within our Muslim community, people tend to …

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…

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 …

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, running, hiking, etc., activates your sexual hyper driv…

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…

His Other Wife: A Short Story

“…So give me a call, Aliyah. I think this may be the one.” Aliyah rolled her eyes as she deleted the voicemail message then pressed the “end call” button on her cell phone. Her uncle had converted to …

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…

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…

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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