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Does the Qur'an or Sunnah directly forbid male-female interactions aside from sex?

It is very clear that Quran forbids intercourse between man and woman before marriage. However, when it comes to relationships, the only close reference I have from Qu'ran is that we should "lower ...
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Is it permissible to have a girlfriend without having physical contact with her?

At my university there is a girl that I love and I want to marry in the future. Can I be in relationship with her, if we keep ourselves away from sin? This girl is Muslim, she practices prayer (salah) ...
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Men get Alhour Alein, what do women get?

We all know that when Muslims who die while believing in Islam and go to heaven will be rewarded many things from Allah, one of these things is exclusively for men which is (Alhour Alein) or the "Fair ...
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Is the fact that a woman inherits only half the share of a man a kind of injustice?

Wherever inheritance is on topic people quote those verses of the Qur'an, were we read the similar sentence: ... for the male, what is equal to the share of two females ... (see for example 4:11 ...
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Is every physical contact between a male and a female forbidden?

Is there any situation in which physical contact between unmarried males and females is allowed? For example, handshakes, medical examinations or dangerous situations. I am of course talking about non-...
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Can a (male) taxi driver drive a female (non mahram), while being alone?

These two ahadith say that it is forbidden for man to be alone with a non mahram woman: The Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “No man should be alone with a woman unless ...
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Why exactly is it haram to have a girlfriend?

I don't really understand why it is haram to have a relationship with the opposite sex (with no sexual intercourse), or even just be friends. If I meet a girl, I would like to get to know her before ...
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Is it permissible to speak with the spouse after engagement?

Can one speak with his/her spouse after the engagement has completed? Engagement happened as a confirmation of nikah/marriage. The issue is parents does not like to have the marriage/nikah quickly ...
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Where was the first wall put inside a Mosque?

For example, there is no wall separating men and women around the Kaba which is the Grand Mosque. Every where else that I know of, except for one in Denmark, has a wall separating men and women. ...
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Does rubbing my private parts with that of a boy amount to zina?

I had a boyfriend, but he cheated me by lying. The problem is that I have kissed him, and we have been intimate. He rubbed his private parts with that of mine. Now I feel so guilty. Is it zina? ...
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Why can't Muslim women shake hands with strange men? [duplicate]

I received a copy of the Qur'an from a Muslim girl at a booth while I was at University, I said thank you and offered my hand for a handshake, but she refused it, which made me feel really awkward. ...
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What should a girl do who is regretting messaging a boy she knows on Facebook from an anonymous account? After stopping this, is she a bad girl?

It's all about a friend of mine. She became interested in a boy but she kept all this in her heart. She had not showed him all this. One day she saw his ID on Facebook. Then she became emotional and ...
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Can four women be witnesses in cases where two male witnesses are necessary?

Allah the almighty said: ... And bring to witness two witnesses from among your men. And if there are not two men [available], then a man and two women from those whom you accept as witnesses - so ...