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Polygamie

Salemalaykom wa rahma Allah wa Barakatuh My question is about my marriage, my husband wants a second wife. I am not against polygamy, but he does not run the whole household, I have to do it by default and work outside the family home. I wonder if I am not able to...

Wife parents sisters elder brother creating problems

Salam May ALLAH guide us as he knows best so coming to the problem I have been married for 8 years with 3 kids 2 son’s 1 daughter and I live in a joint family from past 1 2 years my wife parents sisters started interfering in my marriage life especially her big sister...

Inheritance of second wives

Q. My father has two wives. He has separated form his second wife and his children from his second wife. If my father passes away, does his second wife and her children from him inherit from my father? A. As long as a husband is married to his wife/wives i.e. they...

Divorcing one’s wife and marrying her sister.

Q. I recently heard an instance where a man divorced his wife and married the divorced wife’s sister the very next day! Because both women are sisters would he not have to wait for his first wife’s iddat to be completed before he can marry her sister? A. Iddat is...

Consultation of A Second Wife

Question: if a husband were to get married to an second wife would it be appropriate for to ask his first wife before or he could go ahead and just get married and tell her after or if he has to ask for permission before or consults her !?! Answer: Assalamu alaikum,...