Intending to get married

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Q: I am a 17 year old girl, currently in my final year of high school. Recently, I’ve been having a lot of thoughts about marriage and the purpose of a Muslim’s life. I reasoned that there is no point in studying for many years only to die and end up without any knowledge of Deen. Hence I decided to get married once I’m done with high school. What are your views on this decision? 


A: Yes, marriage is a responsibility. If you feel that you are responsible enough then there is no problem.

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


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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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