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Parents are making marriage difficult

assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh My parents are making marriage difficult for me. I have met a Muslim man who is on his deen, is of good character and can provide for me. He has come to my parents and asked for my hand. My parents refused because his parents...

Can I smile for strangers and a boy intending to marry?

Assalamu 'alaykum1) How do I stop this waswasa? I have trouble reciting the fatiha because I keep thinking I'm saying it wrong, so I repeat and I start over and I get stressed and I don't have khushoo' anymore. The reason why I listen to waswasa because I keep...

Marrying a murtadd

I am asking this question for my sister who is 24 yrs. old , she was approached a guy who is asking to marry her, although he was born a Muslim he disclosed this fact that he does not believe in Allah SWT. This happened after she talked to him 6-7 times, he thinks...

The best thing and worst thing a man can be given

What is the reference for this narration and can it be quoted? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “The best thing a believing man can be given is good character, and the worst thing a man can be given is an evil heart with a beautiful...

Recital for rectifying the wife’s character

Is it true regarding the wife of Nabi Zakariyya (‘alayhis salam) that she was rude and had ill manners initially then Allah rectified her?   Answer Allah Ta’ala said in the Quran: ‘We answered his [Nabi Zakariyya’s] call and blessed him with Yahya and we rectified for...

Sin is what troubles the conscience

Please give the reference for this hadith; ‘Sin is that which agitates the conscience.’   Answer Sayyiduna Nawwas ibn Sam’an (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that he asked Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) about piety and sin, to which he said: ‘Piety is [mainly...