Islamic marriage advice and family advice

Tag Archive for ‘cross culture marriage’

He’s pious and of good character, but from a different culture…

My family is against me marrying someone that’s not Bengali purely because it would tarnish our family reputation… They have asked me to step back in line otherwise they would cut all ties with me.

Husband’s family making him choose

Assalamu Alaikum I hope somebody to help give advice for my situation. Firstly I converted to Islam a few years ago, it was a personal decision as I found it was right for me. I am a uk citizen but have been living in Egypt for the last 6years. I met and married my husband […]

I fear my parents will disown me if I tell them I am unhappy being engaged to my Pakistani cousin and I want to marry a Libyan man

My parents got me engaged to a relative. I only accepted for my mothers sake as she wanted me to marry this man. When I came back to the US, I started work, I met a really nice man at work. He is Libyan and I am Pakistani but we are both Muslims.

How do I get past my cultural/religious grudges?

I met a Norwegian girl and fell in love. But I don’t know how to get over our cultural clashes, and the fact that she is not Muslim, and is Norwegian. I feel lost and need help figuring things out.

Marriage without Parents consent is allowed?

I would like to marry a girl from different country. Inspite of both of us being good Muslims, her parents reject the idea of marriage from someone outside their community. Now she is stuck with her parents as she wont agree for a forced marriage and her parents wont marry her to me. Her age is 30 now and her parents would just not change their minds.

Is this not a sin? Are her parents being ‘Good parents’ thinking of her betterment and her good future or are they just being egoistic and stubborn?

I love my Bengali boyfriend but his parents want to arrange his marriage

I am a white christian 18 years old and have been with my muslim bengali boyfriend (20) for nearly 2 years. His family know about the relationship but refuse to accept it. I am well educated and from a good background. I really love my boyfriend and would like to spend the rest of my life with him and he says he feels the same way. Soon his parents will try to get him to have an arranged marriage which he says he will refuse.

Trying to save a Relationship

I’m Italian, I’m 22 and I converted to Islam just about exactly 2 years ago. Before I converted, a Pakistani girl came into my life and at the time I was in no way looking for a relationship but she just would not leave me alone and finally I fell in love with her. But her family hates me and always tries to separate us.

I met a Moroccan man online and I don’t know what to do

Asalam alaykum, I am 20 years old and am living in london. I have known a Moroccan man through the internet since about 18 months ago. I really like him and I think he really likes me too but am not quite sure.

I feel like I have found my future husband and we will get on well in real life. However, I just really want to find a way to know if he REALLY likes me or is just saying it to get a visa out of me.