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In Islam, are there limits on sex between a married couple?

I know that in Islam people who are not married to each other do not have the right to have sex, but what about married people? Are there any limitations on sexual acts that can be performed between a ...
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Are Muslim men allowed to take "sex slaves?"

According to TheReligionofPeace.com: The Quran also gives devout Muslim men license to capture women and use them as sex slaves, lest four wives prove insufficient. As evidence, it provides the ...
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Is a woman required to have sex with her husband whenever he requests it?

Is it a religious duty for a woman to have sex with her husband whenever he requests it? What if she is not in the mood? Should a man be understanding or is it expected from his wife to always obey ...
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What is the maximum time for a man to leave his wife alone?

What is the maximum time period for a man to leave his wife separate without having sexual intercourse between them? (For instance, he went to a foreign country to earn a living.) I heard that at the ...
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Is it haram to visualize having sex?

Is it haram for an unmarried girl to think about having sex? By this I mean seeing herself having sex with a guy who she finds attractive and thinking about how it would feel if the were a married ...
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Is a married couple allowed to be naked during sex?

I heard in a bayan (sermon) that the married couples should not be fully naked (without any clothes) even during sex. This answer states that the ayats 23:5-6 reveals that the couples can be naked. ...
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What actions would constitute zina?

I would like to know what actions would be considered zina according to Islam. Is it limited to sexual intercourse?
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Is knowing baby's sex in the womb contradictory to Quran?

It is mentioned in the Quran that 5 things are hidden from all but Allah, one of them is the sex of child in woman's womb. But modern science can tell you this. What is the Islamic explanation of this?...
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Sex Education for Muslims children? Who's responsibility is it?

This is a sensitive topic and I am sure many of us (including me) were never educated about sex, puberty, adolescence etc. In fact in Muslim society, anything slighly related to the opposite gender (...
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Can we pray after sex if we didn't ejaculate?

Is it permissible to pray Salah if we have had sex but did not ejaculate? I am totally aware that we must shower in order to pray simply if we ejaculate.
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Is it halal to use condom?

Generally, Is it halal (allowed) to use condom or any other things like copper-T to prevent pregnancy between married couples? Consider the following situation: If a women has two children (...
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Is a Muslim husband allowed to have sex with his multiple wives simultaneously?

Is it permissible for a man to have sex with 2 or 3 wives at a time if his wives have no problem to have sex and have no problem to share their husband together? Note that, they are wives, not hired ...
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Is dressing up for sex allowed in Islam?

Is the woman allowed to wear Leather/PVC/latex trousers or catsuits to look sexy for her husband? Are a couple allowed to visit a sex shop together? When I say leather/PVC/Latex I mean what women in ...
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In a forced marriage, is sex obligatory for the woman?

If you are in a forced marriage in Islam, is it still necessary to perform sexual intercourse with your husband/wife? If you are not happy or give consent to having any sexual activities performed on ...
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What types (if any) of sexual activity are permitted during Ramadan?

Of course, engaging in actual sexual intercourse is forbidden during the day during Ramadan. But are other types of sexual activity between a husband and wife permitted? If so, what is permitted and ...
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Is it permissible to start the fast while in the state of janabah (sexual impurity) and then perform Ghusl later on?

Assalamu alaikum, Can I start my fast if I am in a state of janabah or do I need to perform Ghusl prior to start fasting? Jazak Allah Khair
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Is it permissible to just listen to the sound of porn?

Would it be halal if I just listened to it without masturbating or fantasizing about it? Please mention verses from Quran and Hadith, not just your personal opinion.
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What should an unmarried woman who has frequent, unexplained sexual urges do? (E.g. hypersexuality, nymphomania)

What should an unmarried woman who has frequent, unexplained sexual urges do? The Prophetic advice of fasting does not seem to be working in this case.
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Is vaginoplasty after childbirth to improve my husband's sexual pleasure permissible?

After having a child (where the delivery was normal) my husband is having a hard time fulfilling his sexual desire with me; not because of outward appearance, but during sex when he is inside me. ...
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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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Wife's Tamkin and Marital Rape

It is not my question, But some one asked me about this issue.What are the differences of wife's submission/deference (Tamkin Khas) in Islamic law and marital rape in western law? In western law there ...
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Is it haram to have sex for fun?

Is it haram to do sex for fun in marriages? Does that count as zina? I was told it is haram and your only allowed to do sex when wanting a baby.
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Is doggie style sex allowed?

Need to know what the ruling is on doggie style sex in the vagina? I know that anal sex is forbidden but I am asking about vaginal intercourse from behind.
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Is consent necessary for sexual relations with a concubine?

Is consent before sex needed in sexual slavery and does the sex slave woman have to give her consent in the case of her master wants to marry her?
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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 I be mahram to my sister whom I am attracted to?

When my sister travels, I know that she can't travel without a mahram. But if I act as a mahram for her so she can travel, I am sexually attracted to her and the temptation is very high when we are ...
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Is it possible to temporarily marry for the sole intention of having sex (or committing rape)?

A person before doing sexual intercourse with a woman mutters few words, gives her Mehr, his friends act as witness who are unaware of his intentions, due to which she becomes his wife and is unaware ...
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What is difference between sex from behind and anal sex in Islam?

I learned that sex from behind in Islam is allowed, but not for anal sex, can you explain please and provide reference?
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Is having sex after a divorce was given via text message considered reconcilation or zina?

My husband has divorced me by a text message and applied for court to prove. It is not yet approved from court. As far as I know it is a divorce. Within the next one month he had sex with me. So will ...
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Sex deprivation: How long is it permissible for a husband to not have sex with his wife?

Salam Alaikum. Pls I have been married for 6 years and my husband doesn’t really have sex with or even just intimacy with me. I want to know pls how long is permissible for a husband to leave his wife ...
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Is it mandatory to wash hair after having sex?

i know that after sexual intercourse it is necessary to wash full body, but does that always include washing hair as well? can we sometimes avoid making our hair wet and only wash the body?
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Is masturbation permissible if marriage is not likely to occur?

I am a young person female who have muscular dystrophy which means I can't move my body and 90% depending on everything wheelchair bound. So my problem is that I have started get feeling sexual and I ...
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Is voluntary slavery Islamic?

As you know, in Islam sexual relations are allowed between spouses and possessions of the right hand, with the latter being gained from war. Is it halal for a women to voluntarily submit as a slave to ...
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Is forced slavery (cause of rapes) allowed in Islam? [duplicate]

Inspired by this question Can slave woman show herself to her master? and although freeing a slave is better(Qur'an 90:13), we all know that slavery is allowed in Islam. And this could be one of the ...
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Is pornography allowed in Islam?

The title asks it all. Is porn allowed in Islam?
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Is it permissible to hug the wife in the month of Ramadan?

I would like to know if it is permissible to hug the wife in the month of Ramadan in bed? What's the ruling if they are fasting? Edit / Clarification: I suspect sexual intercourse isn't allowed when ...
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If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sex?

If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sexual intercourse without ejaculation? If anyone did like that due to misguidance, what is the rule in ...
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Why are so many things prohibited by Allah?

I'm still new to Islam. I am trying to get my head around it, but I sometimes end up feeling so angry because my head is filled with some many questions, etc... For example Islam prohibits us from: ...
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How to deal with sexual urges?

As masturbation is haram in Islam and sexual urge is a natural thing , so , what a young unmarried person should do when a sexual urge comes?
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I am unmarried, how to keep myself clean? [closed]

Every day I told myself how to protect myself, every day one or two opportunities comes to do bad things, I mean a sin like Zina or other things that brings me closer to adultery. There is a very big ...
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What can a man do to satisfy his sexual desires when he cannot have relations with his wife?

I know the fact, that a husband and wife are told to distance themselves while a women is on menstruation, but what and how can a man satisfy his sexual desires? I have come to a point where I cannot ...
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I keep fantasizing about my future wife resulting in the release of mazi and it touching my clothes. Can I offer my prayers in this state?

I have my soon to be wife in Pakistan and we talk on Skype while I'm in USA. She is very Islamic and we never had any bad conversation or anything that we are not allowed to speak about before ...
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Is it permissible in Islam to have sexual intercourse while the wife is pregnant?

Is it permissible in Islam to have sexual intercourse while the wife is pregnant? If it is permissible during pregnancy, up to what point is it allowed?
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Does "nikah" mean "sex"?

In another question, we have this quote: I heard that the word "nikah" has a disgusting meaning to it? All this time I thought "nikah" meant marriage, but apparently it means to have sex or f***. -...
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Is it permissible to use contraception during intercourse?

After marriage, what if neither of the spouses are ready to have children, but have sexual desires? When the spouses consummate their marriage and have sexual intercourse, is it permissible to use ...
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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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Kaffara for an unwanted sex while fasting

Assalam o Alaikum. I am a married woman and I try my best to be punctual in offering prayers and doing fasting. One day my husband did intercourse with me, without my wish, while I was fasting. ...
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Can you explain the hadiths regarding having sex with captive women?

Please can you explain this Hadith and similar ones? I don't understand that if the Muslims had just won a battle and killed the captive's husband, brother, son or other relatives or the men of her ...
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Is gay sodomy considered a worse sin than straight sodomy?

The top answer to this question What does the Quran say about homosexuality? says: Homosexual acts are strictly forbidden in Islam. Although it has mainly been focused around men, women homosexuals ...
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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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