What Is the Process for Delivering a Proposal For Someone’s Hand In Marriage?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, What is the process for delivering a proposal to a family? If the girl is an illegitimate child and estranged from her father, can the proposal be given to someone else? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam May Allah reward you for your question. The proposal process is not […]

The Woman I Love Doesn’t Want to Marry Me Because of My Low Income.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am in love with a young woman. We have done sinful things in the past. Will Allah and the Prophet (upon him be blessings and peace) ever forgive me? At first, she said she didn’t want to marry me because my income was too low. […]

Can I Remove My Face Veil in Front of a Prospective Spouse?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum. I wear a face veil (niqaab). I have a second meeting with a potential for marriage. Am I allowed to reveal my face for the second time? JazakAllahu khayr. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, you should remove your face veil if the prospective spouse is […]

How Long Should One Wait to Get Married After a Death in the Family?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu, Is there any ruling on how long to wait before having a celebration (such as getting married) after a death in the family? Answer: Wa alaykum asalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu Marriage with the correct intention is a noble act of worship. May Allah […]

Why Is Allah Not Answering My Supplications for a Good Husband and a Good Job?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Question:I have been making dua for a good job and a good husband, but I am beginning to wonder why Allah doesn’t want to answer me. This is affecting my faith and sometimes leading to suicidal thoughts.  I have always hoped to meet and marry a good, pious and educated man. […]

Is There a Preferred Time for Getting Married?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: As salam alaykum, I am planning on getting married this year and planning on getting the marriage contract (Nikah) done at the mosque. Is there any preferred time of the day for this? Answer:Assalamu ‘Alaykum, I pray that you are well. Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. Scholars mention that […]

Am I Sinful to Live With a Husband Who Is Not Concerned With Avoiding Usury?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: My husband does not listen to my financial advice and we have to pay interest every month. For him it is not a problem and discussing this issue makes him very angry. What is my religious responsibility in this situation as I have to use his credit card? Should I get a job to avoid […]

My Adopted Parents Keep Rejecting My Marriage Proposals. Can I Go Ahead Without Their Permission?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I am an adopted girl. My mother is still alive. My adopted parents do not want me to get married because they don’t want to take responsibility for my marriage. There is a boy I want to marry but they have ignored him. Can I marry with my […]