Islamic marriage advice and family advice

Feed the neighbor’s cat or not? (2)

I know as a Muslim there is barakah in showing kindness to animals. I remember the hadith of the woman who earned Jannah by fetching water for a thirsty dog. But I can’t afford to feed other people’s cats. What is my obligation?

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Secret nikah first, then renew it publicly? (4)

Can we get married secretly? Then, when our parents decide the date we renew the nikah? Cause it’s now a year and they are still postponing.

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My boyfriend left me and I can’t stop blaming myself (5)

My ex-boyfriend didn’t like it when I started working. He said that he felt neglected, and wanted more time with me. Now I can’t stop thinking about it….what if I’d been different with him?

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Anyone struggling with a potential marriage? (0)

May 28, 2021 • Category: Engagement, Islamic Answers 2021, Marriage

For anyone in a troubled situation or who may be unsure of a potential marriage, I may be able to share my experience and what I did to find a fit and suitable husband for myself.

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Forced Marriage»

Having dark thoughts since forced engagement (13)

It started when my mother agreed to a proposal on my behalf without my consent. I wasn’t raised to expect such things: to expect that my wishes could be overlooked.

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He won’t admit to smoking, drinking, or abuse. Should I get divorced? (5)

My husband, with whom I am in a long-distance marriage, won’t admit to or give up alcohol or smoking. What can I do to bring him back on the straight path?

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I wanted to overlook his bad past (4)

I wasn’t planning on judging him for mistakes he made in the past, but when I started to get to know him better, I realized that he wasn’t really the person I thought he was when I first met him. I still decided that I wanted to be with him in hope that he’d change.

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Can my same-sex love interest be my soulmate in Jannah? (20)

We have a connection that is indescribable, powerful, magical, breath-taking…If we love a person of the same sex but are unable to have a relationship with them in dunya for obvious reasons, will we get our chance to be with them in the hereafter?

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Did my husband have an emotional affair? (1)

Mu husband started doing therapy for his own personal reasons and he opened up to me about a girl that he met online in 2016 in a different country, and who he seems to be in love with.

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