Category Archives: Marriage

A Husband Sleeping in the Bedroom with His Wife

A query was sent to the marja`: In the Name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate Dear Shaikh, What is the ruling in the Revealed Law regarding the husband sleeping in the sitting room or next to the television in … Continue reading

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A Husband Making Groundless Threats to His Wife

A question was put to the marja`: A man said to his wife, “Do not do this thing or you will be forbidden to me!” However, he did neither intended disavowal nor divorce by this statement. It was only a … Continue reading

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Remarriage for Wife Abandoned by Husband

The following question was put to the marja`.  In the case where the husband left the wife and the maintenance no longer comes – while the wife for the past five years has known nothing of his whereabouts – is … Continue reading

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A Wife Serving the Parents of the Husband

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, The wife in the Revealed Law is not responsible for serving the parents of the husband but the husband is responsible for serving his parents. There is the … Continue reading

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Polygamy and Dislike of First Wife

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, Does polygamy have conditions? What is it that we are to do when the first wife categorically rejects polygamy and explicitly states that she will seek a divorce … Continue reading

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Full or Partial Adoption

A question was put to the marja`: What is the ruling on full adoption, which is adopting a child and giving him or her the last name of the parents and attributing the child to their lineage?   The marja`, … Continue reading

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Marriage Online or Over the Telephone

The following question was put to a marja`: What is the ruling on conducting a marriage when the matter and ceremony take place over the internet or by way of telephone?   The answer from the marja`, Imam Wahbah Az-Zuhayli, … Continue reading

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Sexual Perversions

A question was put to the marja`: Is there an expiation that is to be given for one engaging in anal sex with one’s wife?   The marja`, Imam `Abdur-Rahman ash-Shami, may Allah preserve him, stated the following: There is … Continue reading

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Engagement rings and the In-laws

Someone asked the marja`: What is the ruling in the Revealed Law regarding mingling with and sitting with the in-laws of either the husband or the wife? Is it permissible for the husband to be to wear a ring for … Continue reading

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Touching Wife or Shaking Hands and Nullification of Wudu’

The following enquiry was made to the maraji`: Does a man shaking hands with his wife or touching her upon entering the house nullify his wudu’? May Allah reward you with good for your answer.   The marja,` Imam `Abdur-Rahman … Continue reading

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