Q. I made a firm intention to divorce my wife and I said to myself, “I will do it.” Does this constitute a divorce?
A. The statement, “I will do it” of a husband to his wife does not constitute a divorce.
A divorce will only take place by uttering or writing the words of divorce.
Allah Ta’ala Knows Best
Mufti Ismaeel Bassa
This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.