Questions tagged [polygamy]

Ploygamy refers to the practice of having more than one spouse at a time. Specifically, Polygyny refers to having multiple wives, and polyandry refers to having multiple husbands.

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Should a husband get the consent of his current wife(s) if he wishes to marry another woman?

Is it mandatory for a husband get the consent of his current wife(s) if he wishes to marry another woman? And why? If so, should he get the consent of all his wives in case he has more than one? ...
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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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Under what circumstances and conditions a Muslim may go for second, third or fourth marriage?

Is there any prerequisite for a Muslim before going for second, third or fourth marriage or is polygamy/polygny permitted in any circumstances in Islam?
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Is Polygamy still accepted in Islam

Website SecondWife.com promotes polygamy. This is a Sunnah but is it still applicable to modern times? Would it be okay to go ahead with this in western societies where monogamy is more traditional ...