intimacy Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Maximum period of nifaas

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Q: I have a few doubts regarding a woman’s impurity after child delivery. I request you to please provide all answers with references so that I can educate my wife and other dependent ladies at my home 1. Exactly how long does a woman remain impure after child delivery? There is an old woman’s saying… read more »

Intimacy between spouses

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Q: I was looking for a kitaab on sexual relations like what is permissible and what is not but I haven’t been able to find clarity on the following: 1) Is your spouse allowed to finger you whilst you’re on your haidh 2) Do you only make ghusal after his sexual organ enters your body… read more »

Forcing one’s wife into intimacy

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Q: What is the ruling on men physically forcing their wives into intimacy? I know women should not refuse, but in the case that she does, can her husband force her given that this will harm her (physically and mentally) and make her resent him? A: If she does not have a valid excuse, it… read more »