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The 3 Blessings of Having Taqwā in Your Marital Disputes

Whether the spats and fights you have with your spouse are big or small, the number one thing every party must keep in mind and practice is, to have Taqwā (fear/consciousness of Allah). This might prove to be difficult when you are in the heat of an argument, but if you train yourself from the beginning, then it will help you to be reminded of it when a dispute does arise.

The Maqāṣid (Higher Objectives) of Marriage: Part One

By: Shaykh Ali Hammuda Introduction The Muslim Ummah is experiencing many challenges, however, none is more threatening than the disintegration of the Muslim family. In fact, most of humanity’s travesties can arguably be traced back to it. Iain Duncan Smith, the former British Work and Pensions Secretary, said that children from broken homes are nine … Continued

3 Keys to Your Successful Marriage

By: Shaykh Dr Ali Ahmed Every marriage experiences ups and downs. These may arrive in the form of moments of joy or moments of frustration. The moments can yield long periods of love and care for one another or periods of inattentiveness and maybe even neglect. The mistake many couples make is assuming that a … Continued

Marriage & The Project of a Lifetime

By: Shaykh Ali Hammuda A successful marriage should in theory last a lifetime. As a result, there is a lifetime’s worth of work that needs to be done between spouses to make the marriage function well. This also means that for marriages that are struggling, there are many ways in which a couple can be … Continued

Fatwā: A Civil Divorce is not a valid Islamic Divorce

By: Shaykh (Dr) Haitham Al-Haddad All praise belongs to Allah and may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon His messenger, his family, companions and followers until the last day. The correct procedure for Islamic divorces or marriage dissolutions in non-Muslim countries is a significant topic that has been neglected by many Muslims in non-Muslim states. … Continued