Questions tagged [husband-wife]

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If a wife marries an already married man knowing he cannot do justice between his wives, is she blameworthy?

The Qur'an verse relating to polygyny is: And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then marry those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you ...
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Does the word “hajr” also mean “to bind”, and thus Qur'an 4:34 can also be interpreted to imply “tie up your wife and force her to have sex”?

Qur'an 4:34 (other translations at Islam Awakened) says: ... But those [wives] from whom you fear arrogance - [first] advise them; [then if they persist], forsake them in bed; and [finally], strike ...
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During sexual intercouse, can I tie my wife to the bed using rope/ a scarf? [closed]

I've been told that during sexual intercourse, you must only use parts of your own body. However, to pleasure us both further, would I be able to use a simple scarf (or other materials such a rope or ...
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According to the Qur'an, if one commits a sin, are they supposed to tell their future spouse?

According to the Qur'an, if one commits a sin, such as a sexual act but not actual intercourse, are they supposed to tell their future spouse? For example, this might be as a result of not knowing ...
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Does a wife have to obey her husband in matters that are doubtful?

Ordinary, a wife is expected to obey her husband. However, she is forbidden to obey if her husband requests something forbidden (e.g. anal sex). However, there are matters which are doubtful, which ...
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Latest views/ruling about egg donation between wives of same man?

Recently, I stumbled upon this ruling https://islamqa.info/en/83799 about taking eggs from one wife of a man and implant the fertilized embryo it into another wife of the same man. From what I ...
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Can a Man leave his parent's house to go live with his wife? [duplicate]

Can a man leave his parents' house to go live with his wife separately. Are there any rules defined in Sharia for this or any regulations to be followed.
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Is it permissible for a husband to press his wife's feet when her feet are in pain?

Is it permissible for a husband to press his wife's feet when in pain? Does the wife become a sinner in front of Allah? My feet sometimes hurt very much, and it gets unbearable. At these times my ...
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In what sense are wives “captives” in the hadith “…they are but captives with you…”?

I'm surprised by the use of the word captive in this hadith: And indeed I order you to be good to the women, for they are but captives with you over whom you have no power than that, except if they ...
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Can my Parents refuse to let me go to my husbands house to live once married?

I am to be married and my to-be-husband wants me to go and live with him in his home where his whole family is. He has a job there also. The problem is my parents do not want to send me as it is in ...
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To what extent is anal sex with your wife haram?

What is the degree of sin when having sex via anal with your wife, is it greater, lesser sin or is it makrroh?
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If a Muslim woman were beaten by her husband who believes his actions are Sharia compliant, how can she rectify the situation?

M. Arnez, Empowering women through Islam: Fatayat NU between tradition and change, J. Islamic Studies, 2010 (doi), writes: [Indonesian women's organization] Fatayat NU strongly moves against a ...
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What should I do when my husband keeps on denying me in bed? [closed]

It has been many months now, and my husband keeps on denying me in bed. I don't know why, he always says he is tired, and I end up crying alone because I feel rejected. I swallowed my pride and ask ...
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Can I have sex with an unknown person if my husband has been abroad for around five years? [duplicate]

My husband has been abroad for about the last five years and I am very thirsty for sex, but he is not here. Can I have sex with another person?
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Is this interpretation “wife beating is not allowed in Islam” valid?

Answering Christianity writes: 1- Wife beating is not allowed in Islam! Wife beating anytime and for any reason is never allowed in Islam. There is however a questionable condition where ...
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Should I forego fajr prayer when my husband asks for intercourse?

I'm newly married and I never left off any prayer but when my husband ask me for intercourse, I have to let go of my fajr prayer, what should I do?
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What does being an obedient wife really mean? [duplicate]

As I understand, Muslim wives are required to be obedient: ... So righteous women are devoutly obedient, guarding in [the husband's] absence what Allah would have them guard. ... -- Qur'an 4:34 ...
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What did Imam Nawawi mean by “demanding her in marriage” in relation to a marriage proposal?

This question is in relation to Uma's answer to When proposing / before agreeing to marry a woman, how much can a man look at her (body)?. Specifically this snippet: From Imam Nawawi's Minhaj Al ...
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Is a married couple allowed to be naked during sex?

I heard in a bayan (sermon) that the married couples should not be fully naked (without any clothes) even during sex. This answer states that the ayats 23:5-6 reveals that the couples can be naked. ...
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In what ways do Muslim women show ingratitude to their spouses?

My question is in regards to this hadith: Jabir b. 'Abdullah reported: ... He then walked on till he came to the women and preached to them and admonished them, and asked them to give alms, for ...
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What does Islam say about the right of the wife to have a child?

I have been married for over one year and I desire to have a child but my husband is not "mentally ready" to have children. I have tried convincing him, reasoning with him, talking to him so many ...
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How to distinguish between a husband exercising his role as the decision maker and a husband oppressing his wife?

This question is motivated by the paper Choosing Islam: a Study of Swedish Converts by Madeleine Sultan, 1999 (link), which contains a story of a convert woman who experienced a conflict with her ...
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Is a long-distance Islamic marriage permissible and practicable?

A person with work commitments may be attracted to someone with comparable work ethics, and therefore comparable work commitments. However, this gives rise to practical difficulties in finding a ...
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Does a man have an enforceable right to his wife not leaving the house without his permission?

A controversial answer to Does Islam teach subjugation and inequality of women, or is that due to a wrong interpretation of the religion? states: ... the husband can determine where she lives, ...
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Can a husband determine where his wife lives only if he provides her accommodation?

In an answer to Does Islam teach subjugation and inequality of women, or is that due to a wrong interpretation of the religion?, user G. Bach writes "the husband can determine where [his wife] lives". ...
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Should I divorce my wife after discovering her past relations with other man? [closed]

If a husband gets to know about his wife's past relations with other man. Is it permissible to divorce her then? Though she is sincere and has changed her self and is faithful to her husband.
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When deciding who to marry, how do you communicate with your potential spouse while remaining within the norm of Islam?

I know that there are certain norms in Islam that has to be followed while meeting people of the other sex. Now in situation when you are to decide whom to marry, how do you go on discussing this ...
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What should a wife do if her husband stops praying? [closed]

If a husband has stopped praying, what should his wife do concerning this issue? Especially that he is not planning to pray anymore.
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If a woman owns a house then gets married, is it inappropriate for her husband to move into her house?

As I understand, after marriage, the husband is ordinarily expected to provide a reasonable place for the wife to live. A wife has the right to financial maintenance, including food, clothing, and ...
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I'm legally divorced from my husband; how can I get talaq from him? [closed]

I legally divorced my husband, we're not living together for over a year. I don't love him or find him attractive anymore. I want to move on. How can I get talaq from him? Is there any way possible?
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Is it permissible for a husband and wife to bathe together? [duplicate]

Is it permissible in Islam for a husband and wife to bathe together?
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My husband married me temporarily but I did not know it was only temporarily,what should I do?

Assalamu alaikum. Before I got married I thought me and my husband were going to get married to be together until death. I just found out that my husband always had the intention of being married to ...
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If a husband and wife were co-workers, would the wife need to be obedient in the workplace?

It seems likely that some Muslim husband and wives would happen to be co-workers. Question: If a husband and wife were co-workers, would the wife need to be obedient in the workplace? It's unclear ...
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Is masturbation allowed to a husband who is denied sex by his wife?

I have slightly above average desire for sex whereas my wife has very low desire for sex. In spite trying all methods to lure in my wife for more sex I failed and couldn't motivate her for even mutual ...
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If I make dua to be married in jannah to a man I love but who is not my husband, would it be valid? [duplicate]

Suppose I love someone so much, but cannot marry him. Now I've decided to marry another person, as per my parents wish, and I'm loyal to my husband fulfilling all his demands and obedient. But I'm ...
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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 ...
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Is it legitimate to shorten (not shave) ones pubic hair every two or three weeks?

Peace be upon you all. I have a question regarding the shaving of pubic hair. As I understand it, one must shave his pubic hair at least every 40 days for hygienic reasons. However, within a month, I ...
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No relationship between husband and wife from three years [duplicate]

What if there is no relationship from consecutive 3 years between a husband and wife and they have intention to divorce each other but did not do this because of family pressure? What is the status of ...
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Is it a sin for a job holder wife not taking proper care of husband and child?

If a wife is a doctor who works outside, thus cannot take care of her husband and child properly. Will it be sin? When the situation is that the profession of the wife is hampering her duty towards ...
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Why does the woman have to go through the pain of giving birth? [closed]

In Islam we are treated fairly and equally in a just manner. However, a woman is told that if her husband calls her then she has to answer, she has to asker permission to go out, she has to serve her ...
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How much right does a child have over their parents?

Sometimes the parent may be in the wrong, does the child have the right to correct their parent or go against them or is that not permissible. For example, it may be that the child has learnt ...
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Is first wife's permission required for second marriage? [duplicate]

Some people claim that a married man cannot marry again till he gets permission from his first wife. I find that hard to believe. As much as I have studied this subject, I have not come across any ...
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Wishing husband to be only mine in Jannah

I am widow, I lost my husband 2 month before, he was suffering from cancer. We have twin 7 years boys.I love my husband and he loved me very much and I was his only one wife in his life. , he was good ...
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Mehr in case of husband death and wife abandoning the house

I am aware that a wife can claim Mehr from her husband estate in case of his death but what about the case when she abandons the house herself, takes kids with her and leave her old in-laws stranded. ...