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I had an unlawful relationship. Will Allah forgive me? [closed]

I had sex with my boyfriend who is already married. We are planning to marry now. I feel it will be a great injustice for his first wife since he has 3 little kids. Will Allah forgive me for my sins ...
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Is it wrong to “sever ties of kinship” in the case of an abusive relative?

It seems severing ties of kinship (family) is a serious issue. From Sunnah.com: 'Abdullah ibn 'Awfa reported that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said Mercy does not descend ...
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Am I allowed to have female friends according to Islam?

I was in a relation with a girl! But we realized that it's haram, so by the will of ALLAH I broke up with her and made tawba, and I promised her that I will try my best to ask for her hands to her ...
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Is it haram to have a crush on someone?

Is it haram to have a crush on someone? I have a crush on this girl (who is also Muslim) but I haven't yet spoken to her properly. I haven't made much effort to get in touch with her or have any ...
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Is it wrong to meet a boy or girl before marriage and hold hands and talk to each other on the phone?

I'm 19 years old and I love my cousin. We love each other and want to marry. My parents have died. But his parents are late in participating in our nikah. We met in alone. But we didn't have any ...
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New Muslim in need of help [closed]

Truly there is no God but Allah and Allah is the creator and sustainer of all that existed, exists and can exist. Asalamu Alaikum, I am a recent convert 2 months in April and I have one very big ...
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Is it acceptable in Islam for a married man to meet another woman and catch up with her without the presence of his wife?

What do you think of a husband going out for lunch with another woman (who's an old close friend and not muslim, unmarried but in a relationship), just the two of them but in a restaurant in a public ...
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Non of you are believers till he loves his brother for himself does it apply to women too?

I was asked by a non-Muslim about this hadith and now I am curious too. I know Muslim brothers must want the best for each other. Does the hadeeth mean that Muslim men must want the best to their ...
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Can father in law and the daughter in law have food in the same plate as a husband wife eats…?

As my father rejects the saying about this, I wanted to confirm if is it legitimate fr a father in law to eat in the same plate with daughter in law
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Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. - (Qur'an 33:40) But, in the same Surah, ...
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Is it allowed to make relations with Non Mehrams in social media? [duplicate]

I have noticed that people are very closed to the social media. Some people are involve in to relations with Non-mehrams. But my question is that if ladies are following shariah completely like doing ...
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Can a woman make an unknown person her brother and share her life story with him?

Can a woman make an unknown person her brother and share her life story with him?
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Difference between non-mahram friendship and non-mahram love relationship?

I just want to know the difference between these two. Someone was actually arguing with me about non-mahram friendship and non-mahram love relationship and I told him that for me non-mahram love ...
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Islam's advice for positive relationships

I'm wondering what advice Islam gives for forming and maintaining positive relationships. Not just romantic relationships, but family, friendships, work relationships, etc. Are there any quotes from ...
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Should I divorce my wife after discovering her past relations with other man? [closed]

If a husband gets to know about his wife's past relations with other man. Is it permissible to divorce her then? Though she is sincere and has changed her self and is faithful to her husband.
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No relationship between husband and wife from three years [duplicate]

What if there is no relationship from consecutive 3 years between a husband and wife and they have intention to divorce each other but did not do this because of family pressure? What is the status of ...
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Relationship before nikah

I am a muslim girl and I am committed.My parents don't know about this relationship.Will they get punished for this on the last day?
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Turning my (illicite?) civil union into marriage

I'm a Muslim immigrant who went to France for a better life. Well, year after year, I found myself throwing away my religion (except Ramadan): no more praying, eating non-halal food, having ...
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Is a man allowed to deny his wife sexually?

Lets imagine that a man's wife had upset him a great deal day in day out over many years (to the extent that it is considered emotional abuse where he needs counselling to recover). To show his wife ...
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Can someone divorce one brother to marry another?

Is there any provision in Islam for a woman to divorce one brother to marry another? If husband and wife are not living together for 8 years and husband is not taking any financial responsibilities ...
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Is it permissible for a married women to have friendship with a married man? [duplicate]

I am a married woman and I have a male friend who is just like a brother to me. My husband knows and has no issue. We have never met, we just talk on facebook. we have planned a meeting along with our ...
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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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Relationship between man and woman without having any haram interactions before marraige [duplicate]

Is it haram to have a relation without having any haram interactions? If so then what a Muslim couple should do? It is difficult to marry as they are young but it is also difficult to stay away... and ...
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Is nikah permissible and valid if the man had illegal sexual relationship with the woman's mother and kept it hidden?

I have a friend who is 23 years old and when she was about 6 or 7 years old a friend of her father had illegal sexual relationship with her mother. However, she didnt knew and now she was in love ...
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Can a man have sex with other women if wife refuses?

I am married but have no sexual contact with my wife even though we live in same house. We are in our late 60s In the U.S.A tt is not allowed to have a second wife. What can I do about this? Am I ...
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How to act in difficult situations with dishonest people?

What are we suppose to do if we can't get along with someone at work or as neighbor. Suppose someone is dishonest or cheating in his dealing with another. Do you ignore him or pray for him? What does ...
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Is it permissible for a girl to chat with men online or follow them on Twitter?

I am girl and I don't usually talk to men but since I have started college so I have spoken to a few guys. Previously I had fell in love with a guy and was flirting with him over the internet. ...
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Mother Vs Husband

I am stuck between my mother and my husband. My mother took care of me since my father passed away at my age of 14. Now my mother does not have anyone to take care of her other than me and my sister. ...
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Relationship before marriage [duplicate]

Is it haram for a man and a woman to have a romantic relationship before marriage? I'm not talking about something sexual of course that is a sin. But what if a guy and a girl in a relationship, but ...
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Who are the “unbelievers” in the Quran whom Muslims are not meant to take as friends?

There are some verses in Quran about relationship with unbelievers: لَّا يَتَّخِذِ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ الْكَافِرِينَ أَوْلِيَاءَ مِن دُونِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ ۖ وَمَن يَفْعَلْ ذَٰلِكَ فَلَيْسَ مِنَ اللَّهِ ...
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Can I marry my mother's maternal uncle's daughter?

Can I marry my mother's maternal uncle's daughter? whom I love very much.
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To what extent is premarital love permissible? [closed]

It is known that love before marriages are not at allowed. But can we please have Hadith or reference from Quran which clarifies the extent to which premarital love is permissible.? Do we have any ...
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Is istakhara done by sister valid? What should I do in the text described

I know a man who I loved. I know this is considered wrong in Islam. But, he wanted to marry me. Of course, things were all good. His family was OK with it and then his sister did istakhara for our ...
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Do actions (kissing, touching, etc) which could lead to zina (sex before marriage) count as a major sin?

People often talk of major and minor sins, minor being those which may be forgiven due to good deeds and regular prayer, etc, while major are those that one must repent for with sincerity for ...
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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 romantic love permissible before marriage?

Love is an uncontrollable feeling.* It may happen blindly. My questions are: Is it allowed in Islam? Can a guy and girl fall in love with one another before marriage? What if you love someone with ...
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What does the Quran or hadith say about a woman shouting at her husband?

Is there a Hadith or verse in the Holy Qur'an that says that a woman mustn't shout at her husband? I know this is not polite, but I would like to know if there's anything about this in the Holy Quran ...
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Is it legal to marry your brother in law's sister?

Is it allowed in islam to marry a woman who is the direct sister of the man whom you sister is married to?
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Is it permissible to work for clients who want to make dating websites?

I am a web developer. I have been asked by people to work on improving clients dating site design. My question is that would it be halal for me to do it?
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In Islam, is it permissible for a girl to be close friends with a boy?

I wonder whether two persons who are not married to each other have a right to be friends or even close friends? For example, was there any women friends of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) ...
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What should be the behaviour of a Muslim towards a non-Muslim?

In Islam, are Muslims commanded to hate non-Muslim or hate their acts (such as shirk) or both? Please enlighten me on this topic & provide references for your answer from authentic books only.
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Would it be permissible for me to go out for lunch/dinner with a person of the opposite gender?

Would it be permissible to take a person of the opposite gender out for lunch/dinner to know more about him/her. I mean if I like his/her ideologies, way-of-life etc I would go on to marry him/her. Is ...

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