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Can i ask my money back from my wife if she does not want to be with me? [closed]

I gave my wife a lot of money so she can buy cloths & study etc., i also gave money so she can pay the fees for a visa. But now she decided not to come to me (we live in different countries). Can ...
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How to decide on a marriage date?

According to the sunnah, what is the maximum time allowed between acceptance of a proposal and the actual nikah. I understand that engagement ceremony isn't part of Islam. But I have seen people keep ...
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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 ok to wear a thong?

I just wear it for my husband so that he can have something to look at. Like is it permissible to wear it to impress him and make him (hard!). Can you give me reference to ahadiths and Qur'an as to ...
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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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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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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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Is it haram for a husband to get his 13 or 14-year-old wife pregnant?

Artus, 2015, explains the Hanafi stance: "marriage is legal at any age... sexual intercourse between the husband and the wife happens after the girl reaches puberty". Islam Q&A instead says "...
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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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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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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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Can a man have sex with wife if bleeding continues even after the exact time of women monthly bleeding?

If a woman miscarries after two months, then the 40 days of women bleeding finishes and then the monthly bleeding starts and then its time finishes as well, but still the bleeding continues, in this ...
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Do Islamic speakers compare “strike them” in Qur'an 4:34 to spanking a disobedient child?

In regards to the ayah Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they spend [for maintenance] from their wealth. So righteous women are devoutly ...
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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 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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How much information should be shared between potential husband and wife before nikkah?

Suppose a girl has issues with her monthly cycle and she took some hormone treatment to fix it and she is satisfied with the treatment. However she walks into marriage without sharing this detail with ...
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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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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 my muslim husband have a friendship with an older woman, because she is like his mother?

What relationships are lawful in Islam with husband and wife? Can my husband be in friendship with another women and give the excuse, that she is just like his mother? Is this permissible in Islam? I ...
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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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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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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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How can a wife express gratitude to her husband?

I'm thinking about the flip side of this question: In what ways do Muslim women show ingratitude to their spouses?. According to Sahih Muslim, the Prophet said that women generally show ingratitude ...
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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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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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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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Is a wife required to e.g. stand on one leg, if her husband requests it?

Whenever I think of a "you have to do what I say" scenario, I think of movies such as Coming to America, where the prince meets his arranged wife, and the following dialogue takes place: 00:19:13 ...
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Is a Muslim husband required to defend the honor of his wife if someone speaks negatively of her?

When I read about marriages in Islam, sometimes I see this: ... A husband, therefore, has the responsibility of taking care of his wife, protecting her, defending her honor, and fulfilling her needs ...
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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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Should a woman who gives birth and gets divorced shortly afterwards complete her period of waiting (iddat)?

If a woman gives birth to a child but she has not had contact with her husband for 4 months during pregnancy, and 1 month after giving birth she gets divorced without a contract with him, should she ...
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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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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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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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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 Allah ...
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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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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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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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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 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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Can I ask for a divorce from my husband who has cheated on me?

I'm married with two kids and my husband cheated on me and took her in marriage as a second wife. I don't feel loved anymore. Can I ask for a talaq?
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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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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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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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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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Broken trust between spouse and how live by it

Lately me and my Mrs have argument and to win it, she bought my past I.e a affair I had in past before marriage and I only told her that so she knows I am open to her and honest. Now my trust is ...
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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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Wife asking her husband forcefully to give her Talaq with some fake stories and witnessess

I have married past 6-7 months past, but with the passing time she started to fight with every now and then and told me that I am poor and not cant give her a wealthy life and my house is too small ...