Islamic marriage advice and family advice

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Her “sign” did not match mine!

She started to have stomach pains after performing Istikhara, and now believes she should not marry me.

My in-laws’ verbal abuse led me to say “no more!”

My in-laws are verbally and psychologically abusive to me, but I’m not sure if I’m allowed by Islam to completely stop talking to them.

Having dark thoughts since forced engagement

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.

My husband said “I divorce you” in anger. Am I Islamically divorced?

He said it three times after throwing a temper-tantrum, but we apologized to one another. Is is over or not?

I have multiple proposals. How do I navigate this?

Can I consider more than one proposal at a time?

Are thoughts of death and death dreams a sign from Allah?

How do I know that if I dream these death-related themes, it’s a “sign” or merely from my thoughts?

She says her marriage to me was forced and she doesn’t want it

She is saying that this Nikkah is not valid because it was forced. But I’m confused because she said she wanted to try. Now she wants to get out of it using “forced marriage hadith.”

Am I wrong for disagreeing with my mother?

I can’t say what my mother wants to hear because this matter is really close to my heart

To divorce or not to divorce?… Istikhara

In my dream, I see myself laughing and hanging out with my husband’s nephew.

What should I do with this Nikah? So confused!

He is less educated and smokes, and we may not be able to understand each other.