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Wife's Tamkin and Marital Rape

It is not my question, But some one asked me about this issue.What are the differences of wife's submission/deference (Tamkin Khas) in Islamic law and marital rape in western law? In western law there ...
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Periods of two weeks duration

Assalam-o-Alaikum brothers and sisters. I am a new married person. It's about 8th week of my marriage. I came here with my wife for Umrah. When we were coming from my country; my wife ate medicine ...
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What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives?

My husband often wants me to be totally naked when he is at home. What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives?
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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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Is it improper for a woman to insist on being the only wife?

Qur'an 4:3 makes Islamically permissible men having more than one wife. However, after some (comically unsuccessful) attempts at finding a husband, I can say the idea of my (inshallah) future husband ...
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Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?

Is it permissible for a married couple to engage in oral sex? I heard it was forbidden for men to indulge in oral sex but women can do it as she is liable to please her husband in every possible way. ...
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Sex deprivation: How long is it permissible for a husband to not have sex with his wife?

Salam Alaikum. Pls I have been married for 6 years and my husband doesn’t really have sex with or even just intimacy with me. I want to know pls how long is permissible for a husband to leave his wife ...
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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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What if a husband is displeased with his new wife's body after getting married?

I'm wondering what after happens if, after getting married and the wife revealing her body for the first time, her husband is not satisfied. Question: What if a husband is displeased with his new ...
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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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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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What are the virtuous acts of the first night together for newly married spouses?

I am getting married next week so I wanted to know the things we do in the night of marriage. I had a doubt about can we have sex with our wife on the first night of marriage so please clear this ...
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Which conditions scholars have defined in case of a marriage between a free and a slave spouse?

As a continuation to my previous question What rulings are there for the case of a free man marrying a slave girl? I'd like to know more about the marriage between a free person and a slave of the ...
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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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Is a Muslim husband allowed to have sex with his multiple wives simultaneously?

Is it permissible for a man to have sex with 2 or 3 wives at a time if his wives have no problem to have sex and have no problem to share their husband together? Note that, they are wives, not hired ...
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Is it haram to have sex for fun?

Is it haram to do sex for fun in marriages? Does that count as zina? I was told it is haram and your only allowed to do sex when wanting a baby.
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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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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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Why is cooking and cleaning not the duty of the wife?

After reading Muṣannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, 29677, we get to know that the Prophet Muhammad PBUH gave his daughter, Hazrat Fatima (RA) the duty of managing the affairs of the household while he gave his ...
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What rulings of polygny apply in the case of a free man marrying a slave girl?

After reading Did scholars define a limitation of concubines a man could have? I remembered that there's another verse later saying: And whoever among you cannot [find] the means to marry free, ...
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Can a woman use test-tube fertilization after the death of her husband?

A few years ago I heard that some non-Muslim "Pop-Star" wanted the sperms from her husband to be kept for later in-vitro fertilization as she and her husband failed to conceive and he also had cancer. ...
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Wife refuses to visit husbands parents house

I have been married for 3 years and me and my wife live separate to parents. I allow her to visit her parents anytime she likes. However I do not attend her parents house due to tension and negative ...
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A husband made a list of demands which prompted his wife to leave Islam; are all of them legally acceptable?

Among one of many testimonials of ex-Muslims, WikiIslam (reposting from FaithFreedom) lists how Andrea, a US convert to Islam, was prompted to leave Islam by a list of demands made by her husband. ...
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Does the wife have the right to reject sex?

The wife has to obey her husband and he has to provide for her and treat her with kindness. However is the wife allowed to reject sex if she was not in the mood or for any other reason? It is her ...
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When a woman's husband dies and she remarries, which husband will she be with in Jannah?

When a woman's husband dies and she marries another man; with whom she shall be in Jannah, with her first husband or second husband?
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Is there an authentic hadith where a woman is forbidden from leaving the house while her father dies, but they're forgiven for her obedience?

From ImamReza.net we have the following hadith (listed as by Hojjat al-Islam Shaykh Husain Ansariyan): Imam Sadiq said: One of the men from the Helpers (Ansar) went on a trip and ordered his wife ...
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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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Which verse in Quran Chapter 2 talks about female sexual pleasure?

This article talks about sexologist Heba Kotb of Egypt. She says: "the biggest chapter of the Quran is called "The Cow." There is a verse talking about the woman's rising pleasure. It's an order to ...
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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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Must a man be the one to make the marriage proposal?

In Islam, must a man be the one to make the marriage proposal? If so, why?
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How do I ask Allah to forgive me for my past life and lying about it to protect my wife?

Before I accepted Islam, I led a pretty disgraceful life. It has led to terrible marriage problems. When my wife asks me for information on the things I did (she is not Muslim), I do not tell her the ...
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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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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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Between wife or mother who has the right to stay in the son/husband's house?

Let's say that a man's wife and mother have a huge argument/fight. This issue has been brewing between them for a while, and there is no way for them to have peace with each other. There have been ...
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