5

Hi I'm a 18 year old living in Canada. I went to Pakistan at the age of 16 and got married to a 26 year old because my parents wanted me to. I came back to Canada in less than a week. My husband abused me over Internet, threatened me and cheated on me within 6 months of our Nikah. He never really cared about me except for my visa.

I want divorce I am going for khula. If my parents end the marriage is it over? My ex husband ( as I consider him now) doesn't Care about me at all. I was told if parents tell their child that the marriage is over then it is? Is that true?

  • did you sign a marriage contract? Does he fulfil your rights as a wife? – Reign Sep 30 '16 at 9:59
  • 1
    Did he cheat or is this women a seconded wife? The marriage is between you him and Allah not you parents. Only your husband or a Islamic board of scholars can issue you a divorce. – Reign Sep 30 '16 at 10:08
2

No. The marriage is still in effect. The marriage will be terminated after khula. It happened in Pakistan. So, the process of termination will be according to Pakistan's law.

You have been misinformed regarding divorce in Islam. Parents saying “the marriage is over” does not end the marriage. If you need further advice regarding what you should do, you could ask questions regarding your problems on Quora.com/Islam (there are many wonderful brothers and sisters there who would love to help you).

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.