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Is having sexual relations with a mahram permissible?

Mahram is derived from haram, it literally means "forbidden people", i.e. people with whom sex and marriage is forbidden. According to the Quran, sex is only permitted with one's wives and female ...
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How to deal with sexual urges?

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “O young men, whoever among you can afford to, let him get married, for it is more effective in lowering the gaze and in guarding one’s chastity. Whoever cannot ...
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Can sex with a prostitute be permissible if they become a temporary slave?

Prostitution is considered haram in Islam. (See IslamWeb for a fatwa on this.) Sex outside of marriage (zina, or "fornication") is strongly and directly forbidden e.g. in Qur'an 17:32 (......
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Is it permissible to have non-penetrative gay sex (e.g. oral sex) or anal sex using a condom?

The answer to both of your questions is - no. No homosexual acts have ever been permitted in Islam.. whether that is penetrative or non-penetrative. This is just against the Fitrah (natural ...
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Sex deprivation: How long is it permissible for a husband to not have sex with his wife?

Ruling: It is obligatory on a husband to have intercourse with his wife on a regular basis. This is the view of the majority: وقد ذهب جمهور الفقهاء: الحنفية والمالكية والحنابلة - إلى أنه يجب على ...
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Is voluntary slavery Islamic?

There are no means of getting slaves today, voluntarily or involuntarily. In Adwā' al-Bayān, Vol. 4, pp. 29, Mohammad al-Amīn ash-Shanqīti said that the only venue for right-hand possession is through ...
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Can sex with a prostitute be permissible if they become a temporary slave?

Having intercourse with a prostitute is forbidden (even through legal means such as marriage) and makes the person who does it a prostitute as well. الزاني لا ينكح إلا زانية أو مشركة والزانية لا ...
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Can I see any part of my wife?

A man can see any part of his wife, yes. However, most women feel insecure about their bodies regardless of what part of the world they are from. A good husband would work on getting his wife to ...
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Can I commit zina if people won't marry their daughters to me due to my financial status?

Zina is never allowed period. Even if you're poor, you still have chastity and purity to your name. Don't ruin that too by being both poor AND impure (unchaste), giving people even more reasons to ...
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If the husband is fasting for Ramadan and the wife is not fasting, is it permissible to have sex?

Three points must be considered: If there has been intercourse with penetration then that would invalidate fast no matter if there was an ejaculation or not as it is haram (by Quran and sunna which ...
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Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?

Lack of consensus Surveying fatawa on the topic (see below), we see there is no consensus on the matter of oral sex. This lack of consensus is affirmed by the following fatwa: As for what you ...
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Does nudity invalidate marriage?

This is wrong. Married couples can be nude with their partners, and those saying the opposite usually quote weak Hadiths. You can have more insight here. (source)
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Does "nikah" mean "sex"?

It could mean either. For an Arabic speaker, there is a subtle distinction in the usage: If the name of a woman or a group is identified, then it is used in connection with lawful marriage. If the ...
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What is the punishment for necrophilia according to authentic references?

Yes, intercourse with a corpse is covered in fiqh. The punishment is a Tazir according to the Hanafis and the dominant opinion of the Shafi'is and Hanbalis. And it is the Hadd of Zina according to the ...
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Is it sin to touch your sister with lust?

It is haram to look at or touch a mahram (such as your sister) with lust. A Mahram by definition is someone with whom sexual intercourse is haram. A mahram can not be made lawful, even by means such ...
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Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse?

Yes, it is permissible for Muslims to perform acts of oral sex with their spouses. Licking or sucking the spouse's sexual organs are permissible, as long as it gives a person sexual satisfaction which ...
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Does oral sex during the day in Ramadan invalidate the fast?

Scholars say that as long as neither of the husband or wife had ejaculation due to sexual arousal their fast is valid (assuming even the wife was fasting). (See this or this fatwa in Arabic or this in ...
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Are women who are divorced after the consummation entitled to maintenance?

Yes she is even not recommended to leave (one could even say it is her duty to stay) her husbands house (assuming he is the owner of course) until the end of the 'idah! And IMO any view which differs ...
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What to do if the husband wants oral sex but the wife thinks it's haraam?

The wife thinks its haram, and some reasonable scholars agree it's haram (although not all)---examples are given in the answers to Is it halal to have oral sex with the spouse according to Sharia?. ...
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Is it ok to wear a thong?

A wife is strongly encouraged to dress in a way that pleases her husband sexually. IslamWeb explains it's permissible in front of her husband: A woman is allowed to wear whatever clothes she wishes, ...
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Does the word "hajr" also mean "to bind", and thus Qur'an 4:34 can also be interpreted to imply "tie up your wife and force her to have sex"?

Yes, the word hajr can also mean to bind, but it has nothing to do with forced sexual relationship, neither was this the view adopted by al-Tabari (in terms of forced sexual relationship). All the ...
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What is the 'awrah between husbands and wives?

Yes, it is permissible for spouses to look at each others' 'awrah (private parts), e.g., when totally naked. The Qur'an says that guarding private parts is a general rule that has only two exceptions;...
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Sex with a Non-Mehram in Dream?

It is a type of wet dream, you need to do ghusl after it but it is not a sin since you can not control yourself while asleep. Wet dreams are quite natural and it is a sign of puberty. The Messenger ...
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Is it haram to have sex for fun?

I was told it is haram and your only allowed to do sex when wanting a baby. On the contrary, the default rule about sex between a husband and wife is that it is permissible. والذين هم لفروجهم حافظون ...
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What can a man do to satisfy his sexual desires when he cannot have relations with his wife?

Now that you cleared your question, as menopause isn't a reason to stop having intercourse. While menstruation indeed is a reason, as stated in the comment of brother Zia, but that doesn't mean that ...
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Is it haram to have sex outdoor with one's spouse if no one can see them?

This seems to hinge primarily on (a) the chance of getting caught, and (b) whether or not it's legal. A husband should not have intercourse with his wife when it is possible for someone else to see ...
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Can a woman marry two men if she is sexually unfulfilled by one?

No, it's forbidden in the Qur'an: And [also prohibited to you are all] married women except those your right hands possess. [This is] the decree of Allah upon you. ... -- Qur'an 4:24 See also ...
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Is it permissible to use contraception during intercourse?

The Sahabah (Companions of the Prophet) practiced a form of birth control called Azl (coitus interruptus). There are several hadith about the matter, some listed here. In the hadith, the Prophet didn'...
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