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Talaq/Divorce

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Salam,

Please try to understand our conversation? Does it mean I am divorced? These conversations was after we have divorced and reconciled. My husband said divorce was Once. 
 
Me: “Honey is this counted as divorce when we talked the other day. When I said ‘only Allah really knows how many times. Only Allah really knows everything.’
then you said something like ‘Yes, to Allah it may even be 5 or 10 times.’ If to Allah it’s 5 -10 times then dont that mean we are in trouble? Did you mean it as a divorce. If you meant it it means it’s already more than 2 :(‘”

Husband: “‘No dear… Just once'” – (He is saying that throughout our marriage, he only intended once.)

Me: “‘But what does it mean when you said that, means you dont know too? I wish you said ”I’m sure to Allah it’s only once.””

Husband: “‘How many times do I need to say once? I’ve said once over and over dear. And over and over and over.'”

Me: “‘I know honey but I’m asking what does it mean when you said “To Allah it may
even be 5/10times.” To Allah it supposed to be once'”

Husband: “‘I’m sorry but I don’t remember saying that.'”

Me: “You said it after I said “Only Allah/God really knows everything or how
many.” I just remembered it today.'”

Husband: “‘He knows everything, including that in my heart it’s only once.'”

Me: “‘But why did you say “to him it May even be 5/10 times.” after I said that sentence, last time.
I love you so much, I dont want to live without you :(‘”

Husband: “‘If I said it, it was as an exaggeration to get you to listen.'”

I asked Allah to make it snow where we live if we are still husband and wife, but it didn’t snow.
Instead, I dreamed of me and my husband and it was snowing outside in my dream, when I was taking a nap. This was after I talked to Allah in my heart and crying, full or guilt and regret and in need of Allah’s guidance. I don’t know what it means.

الجواب وبالله التوفيق

As per the situation described in your question, only one talaq-e-raj‘ai(revocable divorce) has taken effect. In addition, the husband’s statement “Yes, to Allah it maybe even 5 or 10 times” does not have any effect as he has denied this claim made by the wife, and the wife does not have a proof to base her claim on. Without a proof or basis for the claim, the claim is not considered valid. You should consider your situation as if the husband never made that statement.

واللہ اعلم بالصواب

This answer was collected from Shariahboard.org. It was established under the supervision of the eminent faqih of our era, Hazrat Shah Mufti Mohammed Navalur Rahman damat barakatuhum.

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