Husband threatening the wife with divorce

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Q: A wife has a doubt that her husband is cheating on her, she is asking her husband to take vow. Her husband is saying that if u will ask me to take vow I’ll divorce you. My question is that in such a situation what should wife must do?


A: Don’t make this type of a demand.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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