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Doesn’t Marriage Decrease Our Spirituality?

Doesn’t Marriage Decrease Our Spirituality?

In Islam, contrary to Christianity, marriage and sex are not antipathetic to the love for and worship of God. Instead of an obstacle, marriage is regarded as an asset in acquiring spiritual perfection. The Prophet (S) said, “One who marries has already guarded half of his religion, therefore he should fear Allah (SwT) for the other half.” A person who can fulfill his sexual urges lawfully is less distracted in ... Read More »

12 Points to Save Marriage in its Early Years (3)

12 Points to Save Marriage in its Early Years (3)

Marriage as a Restriction Muslim men who have grown up in present culture may find marriage restricting. After all, before, they could hang out with their buddies and come home around 11:00 p.m. and no one would say a word. After marriage though, they have to be home by 7:00 p.m. if not earlier! While marriage comes with responsibilities and a tighter schedule, the benefits are also there. It takes ... Read More »

12 Points to Save Marriage in its Early Years (2)

12 Points to Save Marriage in its Early Years (2)

Sexual Problems It is unrealistic to expect the issue of sex and sex-related problems to mysteriously disappear once a couple gets married. In the sex-saturated present culture, couples tend to place very high expectations of each other in this area. They also expect instant results. In reality, it takes time, commitment, disappointment and investment to establish a sexual relationship in marriage which is in tune with the needs of each ... Read More »

12 Points to Save Marriage in its Early Years (1)

12 Points to Save Marriage in its Early Years (1)

The first five to seven years are the most challenging of any marriage. They are the time that the couple spends getting to know one another better and adjusting to each other’s habits and personalities. Below, are some of the main problems couples face in the early years, and some possible solutions. Lack of Proper Information before Marriage A number of problems are caused simply by the fact that the ... Read More »

Twelve points you should know about Marriage

Twelve points you should know about Marriage

There are a lot of excellence gained by, and recommendations for marriage in Hadiths as following: Marriage is the greatest divine gift and blessing after being a muslim; It is the tradition of the Prophet (s); It is more recommended in youth; Marriage is the most beautiful construction for Allah; The prayer of a married person is seventy times more valuable than the prayer of a single person; Marriage is ... Read More »

Five steps to choose a spouse in Islam

Five steps to choose a spouse in Islam

There is no certain way of proposal or choosing a spouse in Islam. Each of the male and the female can propose to another, but normally in many societies the male is the one who does the proposal. However, it the case of ‘aqd the female (or her lawyer) starts reading the first part of sigha which should be followed by reading the second part by the groom (or his ... Read More »