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The word nikah (نكاح) translates to the English word "marriage". It is a contract and the related events that changes a person from being "single" to "married".

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Can co-parents-in-law marry? For example, a husband's father and a wife's mother (but applied to Islam)

Same question as here but for Islam. I don't see how a married couple's becoming step-siblings is any different from step-siblings' become a married couple. Suppose Alice and Bob are widows (or single ...
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Touching Non Mehram

If a girl is being abused by her parents, and is threatened when she calls 911 or CPS, can I ask a non mehram give her medical aid for her physical abuse. Furthermore as her parents are abusive, no ...
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Seperating & divorce due to financial crisis

I have been married for almost 8 years and I always had financial issues due to my personality also I believe Rizq is from Allah. But due to my frequent job loss, there have been a lot of arguments ...
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Can both male and female have their nikkah without their parents knowing but later informing everyone and have a wedding?

As-salamu alaykum, I am curious to know whether the marriage would be valid if the couple were to go off and have their nikkah with an imaam without any approval from parents on both sides. Back story:...
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Should wife ask permission to start work

My wife started the business to support her family (brothers). I was not asked for permission as I thought her involvement would be minimum. I, however, keep losing jobs and she mention that she is ...
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How important is romantic love in a Muslim marriage?

If a person is aromantic (unable to experience feelings associated with romantic love towards any person), should they still get married for other reasons, e.g. sex, companionship, having someone to ...
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Will i be denied from Jannah due to my son's sin

Assalamualaikkum, My son has done "Civil Marriage" with a idol worshiping girl against without our consultation. Now me and husband are very worried that Allah will punish. We have below ...
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Is missyar marriage with a non-Muslim permissible?

can we marry a non Muslim with misyar contract ? Is misyar even halal, cause i heard that some of the Islamic scholars said that it is forbidden.
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When it is haram to consummate the marriage with the wife because of her young age does it mean that all forms of sexual contact is also prohibited?

As far as I know in Islam marriage contract is allowed at any age as is mentioned by Imam Ibn Battal and Imam Ibn Hajar but consummation of marriage is allowed only when the girl is able for it.Also ...
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How do I get married without connections?

If I see a sister i ike and i would like to marry her is it permissable for me to approach her or is it wrong? Also how do you go about finding aa spouse if you dont have any connections? meaning your ...
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A Woman who has no family, how can she get married [duplicate]

How can a woman get married if she has no family member(no wali) in her life?
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Can I divorce my wife If I am sexually and physically weak?

I am 27 year old male. Recently had my Nikkah but waiting for Ruksati (Moving of wife from parents to husbands home). Issue: I have realized after Nikkah, due to doctor visit that I have become very ...
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Is nikah valid after having no intercourse for 4 months incase of injury?

I wanted to ask for a lady who had a vertebrae fracture 4 months ago. She and her husband had not engaged in any sexual activity since then. Does this break thier nikah? Waiting for your response. ...
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Is the second marriage valid if only the second wife's family knows about it? [duplicate]

I have been married for a year now. I have met a woman recently who is much older than me and have a good deen. But she is financially unstable. Iam willing to marry her and support her financially. ...
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Marriage after divorce

Salam Alaykum, I was married and I had both a nikkah and a civil wedding in 2019. Unfortunately due to personal reasons we got a divorce in shariah court to anunul the Islamic marrriage in 2020. But ...
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Is nikah permissible with foster brother's daughter [duplicate]

Is nikah permissive with foster brother's daughter or foster sister's daughter
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Is not taking a second wife imitating the disbelievers or going against sunnah?

Does not taking a second wife (even after being able to treat wives fairly) fall under the category of imitating disbelievers? I heard that Abd ul aziz bin baz stated that in his book. Is it true? If ...
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Nikah in Muslim community

In muslim community, if a woman has had sex with a man, and she is pregnant, and in the state of her pregnancy, can she marry the man with whom she has had sex? Does Islam accept that nikah? I want ...
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Why marrying your cousins is allowed?

My question is - marrying your relatives leads to children having genetic problems. Why is it halal for us if it's harmful? One of the answer my brother gave me is - to increase population of Muslims ...
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Dont want sex with husband [duplicate]

I just married actually I don't want to marry and want to study bcz of family issues I have to do.. Now I'm still studying but I don't want any sex relation with my husband atleast for 1 and half year ...
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Are these shia allegations true about Hazrat Umar (RZ) Marriage?

"Umar asks Imam Ali (AS) for his daughter in marriage, and Imam Ali (AS) asks him to leave and then Imam Ali asks his daughter to go to Umar, and when she arrives Umar asks her to marry him, and ...
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Ruling regarding adultery in this specific situation?

Assalam alaykum. I wish to be brief while stating the details. • Nikkah for 3 years. Attempted vaginal intercourse with wife. However there was never any penetration as she had a health condition (...
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A Wali for an Ismalic Nikkah

Why Guardianship in the case of marriage only belongs to the male relatives on the father’s side? why male relatives on the mother and others excluded? are there any verses in the Quran or any ...
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Halal earned money and spending it on haram?

If someone spends his halal earned money on haram things like on gambling or doing premium chat accounts to speak random women and the man is married, what will be the consequences?
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Does Qur’an 4:6 forbid child marriage?

Definition(s) Child marriage: An Adult Man getting Married to a Prepubescent Girl. Question Does this saying of Allah: And test the orphans [in their abilities] until they reach marriageable age. [ ...
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Is it permissible for the grandfather to marry his granddaughter? [duplicate]

Quran specifies permissible and non-permissible marriages in chapter 4, verses 22, 23, and 24. Basically a list is given and then it's said that marry whomever beyond that list. But granddaughters are ...
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Rejecting marriage proposal [closed]

Assalamuallaikum, is it a valid reason for rejecting a marriage proposal if one doesn't feel the connection with the person, like feeling no chemistry, and more of not liking the person in general. ...
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Atheist getting islamic marriage ceremony for the sake of tradition by parents?

Assalamuailakum, Is this sinful? My parents want to do an islamic marriage ceremony for my athiest brother (hes 28yo) and his girlfriend. They do not believe in Allah swt but my parents say as muslim ...
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Procedure for doing sex without committing a sin

Peace be upon everyone! I am nervous as I am not used to share my concerns regarding this matter online but I believe that we as muslims are always supporting to each other. I have been scattering ...
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Feast from the side of girl's family (marriage)

In marriage there's a walima (feast) from the side of boy's family and this is sunnah, and there's nothing like this from the girl's family, right? So is it permissible for girl's family to do things ...
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Are step-children considered the same as a man's own children?

Does any children that come from the widow's previous marriage considered the same as a man's own children. Are a man's obligations towards his own children the same as what he has to the widow he may ...
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What is the ruling on Muslim married women being close friends with a gay male friend?

According to Dr Zakir naik homosexuality is something that is acquired. There's also not any scientific evidence that being Gay is something people are born with. As per islamic rulings, acting on ...
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Validity of a forced nikah?

I know forced marriage is not permissible. But many people say that as long as the bride agrees with the marriage contract, and says qabul three times, the marriage is valid. But, what if the bride’s ...
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Bridegroom's Father Name on Marriage Contract

As-salamalaykum, I am a revert and my father is a non Muslim. I am getting married in next couple of Weeks In Sha Allah. The Qazi who shall conduct the marriage is not ready to write or say my non ...
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Marriage is my Sunnah Hadith

It was narrated from Aishah that: the Messenger of Allah said: “Marriage is part of my sunnah, and whoever does not follow my sunnah has nothing to do with me. Get married, for I will boast of your ...
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is the marriage valid?

if a man and a women commit a zina act together by doing a sexual act for e.g. the girl performing oral sex and the man touching her breast but they both did not have sex with eachother before ...
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Can a Muslim woman marry a disabled Muslim man? [closed]

I am a disabled muslim man thinking of proposing to someone. What do Muslim women think about marrying a disabled Muslim man? Am I considered a burden? What does hadith say about disabled man marrying?...
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Why is marriage necessary for intercourse to be lawful? Even if married, it doesn't mean that intercourse is not harmful. STD is possible [closed]

Please clarify my question, I am confused.
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Is it haram to marry zoroastrians? [duplicate]

I heard that zoroastrians were called Majus in Quran, and people that practiced shirk religions were called Mushrikeen.
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Aisha's age in the book of Ibn Saad

Salam. Is it true that Ibn Saad in Tabakat wrote that Aisha was 9 years old at the time of the engagement, and 12 years old at the time of consummation? Similar things are written about Ibn Hillikan.
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Is it haram to adopt instead of giving birth?

I'm a young muslim woman who wants to have children in the futur when i'll get married, but i always wanted to adopt and not give birth to my own children. I was wondering if it was prohibited to do ...
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I got engaged but my finace is living in the usa his parents are delaying nikkah we asked for nikkah soon but rejected can we get married in secret

The parents want the wedding end of next year its getting very hard for us to control our desires can we make nikkah then when the parents set a date we renew it
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What to do when in a couple, the woman leaves Islam to be non believer? [duplicate]

Salam, What if a muslim couple get married, and somehow, the woman leaves Islam to be atheist ? Knowing that It is not allowed to get married to a non believer woman. Thank you
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Is earning about kissing before marriage through websites and not videos out of curiosity haraam?

Recently I have been curious about knowing how do people kiss. I have read it on a website that it's okay to learn through websites but not through pictures and videos only when you are about to marry....
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Is it true that the Shafi'i Madhab permit men to marry their daughters who are concieved from zina? If so, why?

Can someone verify if this is true: Ibn Al-Arabi said, “Lineage is an expression referring to the mixture of fluids between a male and a female from a religious legal point of view. However, if this ...
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Can a muslim women delay marriage and deny propsals

In Islam a woman has the right to turn down marriage proposals but I am aware one should not delay marriage. How can a woman refuse marriage proposals and also not delay marriage.I want some Islamic ...
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On being created in pairs

It is said in Islam that we are made in pairs. Then why do many end up living their lives alone? My beautiful and highly educated aunt remains unmarried till today. We all did our best to arrange a ...
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What is the appropriate mahr for prospective bride?

I am trying to learn what mahr is customary or recommended according to Islamic faith, customs, or tradition. Our prophet's cousin and first male Muslim revert, Ali ibn Abu Talib (ruh), was said to ...
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Resources on being a good husband?

Salaam alaikum Can anyone recommend good resources (books, videos, etc.) on being a good husband in Islam? Sunni sources only please.
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Is it haram to pray for a specific type of wife?

I know pre-marital sex is haram, but I wanted to know if it’s haram to ask Allah for a type of wife that fits the criteria I’m attracted to, specifically when it comes to sex?
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