“I am a housewife, and don’t [go out to] work. And most of my time is spent with my children, looking after them, and at the service of my husband. And [whilst] I am in the kitchen, I listen to the [recitation of the] Qur.aan; so am I rewarded for [any of] that?”
Category: Marital Relations
Sometimes I upset my husband and don’t apologise
Sometimes I upset my husband, which provokes his anger. [As a result], he boycotts me and keeps away from me. I cannot apologise to him because I am very ashamed [of myself]; so if my husband remains angry [like this] with me, am I liable for [any] sin?
Prayed having forgotten he was in a state of janaabah
If a man was in a state of major ritual impurity (janaabah), and began praying having forgotten he was in a state of janaabah, and then remembered whilst he was in prayer, what should he [now] do?
Spreading marital secrets
[What is] the ruling regarding spreading marital secrets, and talking to his friends about that which occurs between the husband and wife; very often he talks about things which a person would be shy to mention?
The prayer of the husband and wife
What is the Sunnah when it comes to the wife praying with her husband? Should she stand in line next to her husband, or behind him?
Husband & wife boycotting one another
If the wife becomes angry with her husband over a worldly issue, and then stopped talking to him and sitting with him for a certain period amounting to days, then what is the ruling regarding that?
Husband is absent from his wife for a long period
What is the ruling regarding the absence of some husbands from their wives for a long period?
Married with two wives, & gifting the wife who bore a child
So is he [Islaamically] required to give both his wives a gift [each] when one of them gives birth, or is he only required to give a gift to the one who gave birth?
After marriage, husband disappeared for three years
If a man undertook a contract [of marriage] with a woman and then disappeared for three years, is it permissible for her to request a divorce [from him] via the judge?
He threatened to take my son away from me if I go back home
He threatened me that if I try to return to my country to live with my family he will take my son away from me, and he is able to carry out his threat since he and my son hold American citizenship…