I had an argument with wife and she left the house. I spoke to her after few days and asked her to come back within 5 days els she should stay there. She said she will come back in few more days because shes angry. Would that constitute a divorce?

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    Commented Jun 15, 2018 at 5:58

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Divorce needs you to utter the words "you are divorced"!

If your wife left the house that might be a sinful act from her side. But how can divorce take place without you actively wanting or insisting on it?

  • It’s sinful for a wife to leave the house because she is upset with her husband? Are you sure?
    – user36318
    Commented Mar 17, 2020 at 7:11
  • @Loading... yep as nevertheless he is her guardian and she needs his permission to do so. Even in case of talaq she "must" remain in her hubsands house until the end of the 'iddah.
    – Medi1Saif
    Commented Mar 17, 2020 at 9:48
  • The wife needs the husbands permission to leave the house?
    – user36318
    Commented Mar 17, 2020 at 13:27
  • @Loading... strictly speaking yes, even if she wants to visit her parents. However in most cases this is not a big matter.
    – Medi1Saif
    Commented Mar 17, 2020 at 18:05
  • So if she goes to her parents or visits her friends without the husband knowing it’s a sin but the same vice versa isn’t?
    – user36318
    Commented Mar 17, 2020 at 20:39

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