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My parents are against of my marriage because the girl whom I want to marry is three to four years elder to me.

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my parents are against of my marriage because the girl whom I want to marry is three to four years elder to me. Even the girs parents don’t know about our age problem. They too would not be agree for our marriage if they come to know. Girl wants me to hide and not to inform anybody our age while marriage. Now, I too understand that maarrying with this girl I am making disappoint my parents. Please advice my rights and duties towards my parents and the girl. Please advice me in this matter. I would appreciate your early guidence.

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If the age-factor is their only gripe, you may get married to her.

We suggest you approach your parents with kindness and explain what you wish to do. Perhaps, your parents have some other reason for preventing you from marrying her.

and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Muhammad Kadwa
FATWA DEPT.

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