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Why Islam allows many wife to man and not allows many husbands to womans? [duplicate]

I know Islam allow 4 wifes to man and it allows only one husband to woman. What is the reason behind this ? Why Islam allows many wife to man and not many husbands to womans?.
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Is polygamy strictly forbidden for women in Islam? [duplicate]

Is there an ayet in Koran that prevents a woman from marrying more than one man ? If not, what's the general consensus on the topic ?
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Who are the women that a man is forbidden to marry?

While I know that Islam allow a man to marry four wives at the same time, it prohibited men from marrying specific women, such as mother. My question is, who are those women that are prohibited for a ...
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Why should a man marry more than one wife, when he clearly cannot treat them equally?

I have a problem with men marrying more than one wife. I know this is written in the Holy QURAN, but it clearly states you should be able to love them equally which is definitely not possible. The ...
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Why is jealousy among women unpardonable and a sign of faith in men?

While hunting for reference to the narration mentioned here I stumbled upon this quote by Imam Ali(s.a.) in Nahj al-Balagha: Jealousy in woman is unpardonable but in man it is a sign of his faith ...
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Doubt about the Prophethood of Mohammad because of his marriages

I have doubts about Mohammad being a messenger from Allah. I am troubled by him having 13 wives and his marriage to Aisha at the young age of 9. Can someone explain these to me and help resolve my ...
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Does Islam teach subjugation and inequality of women, or is that due to a wrong interpretation of the religion?

Not a Muslim here - in the West we often hear talk of (what we see as) horrible non-equal treatment of women by Muslim culture in the East. Is it common for women to be in any way subjugated (given ...
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Husbands rights to female friends according to Allah [closed]

I am Islamically married to a man who is still legally married to a woman he has told me as well as her and others that he is divorcing. Is it lawful for him to remain in her life. She is still in ...
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Can a man have up to four wives?

I am asking this question since many people used to ask me this question and even comment sometimes that "being a Muslim you have full freedom and can have four marriages OR four wives". Can someone ...
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Polygyny -what is the purpose? [closed]

As a Muslim man, I have never really thought much about polygyny and I am more of a one woman person. However, under what circumstances can a husband be involved with a potential second wife? Does ...