Islamic marriage advice and family advice

Tag Archive for ‘culture v/s Islam’

Caste getting in the way of marriage

I cannot talk to my mum about this as she will not agree as he is not our caste and she thinks I would be too young.

What would keep a Muslim man from being married?

By the 3rd day of talking with him online– he says he loves me and calls me his princess…

Islamic marriage between a Libyan girl and an American man

We have been talking about a future and marriage. But she is Libyan, and when she spoke about marrying a non Libyan to her mother, she was told that’s not what full Libyans do.

Unmarried: Convert Issues

As a convert of 5 years, this ummah has continually disappointed me with regards to marriage. It’s as if being a convert automatically categorizes me as a second-class citizen

Engaged against my will

I don’t like my fiance but am too scared to admit it. I found someone who I truly love, but he is arabic… He wants to marry me and so do I but if my parents find out that I have been talking to someone else while I was engaged they will kill me.

I’m being forced into a marriage – Please help me!

I expressed my feelings and they all told me that I either stick with this guy or I’ll end up being sent to my country in the Middle East to get married.

Parents forced me into nikah

Can my family disown me for not marrying someone of their choice? Do these buzurgs or spiritual people really exist? How are they predicting the future? Or someone’s marriage?

He’s from a different culture…

I do not want to disobey my parents and go against their word, but is it not unfair and unjust that they may say no to me, based purely on his culture?

I love him but my parents will never approve

My dad is a bit racist… But he won’t look for my best interest if he rejects this guy cause of culture! when Islam doesnt discriminate!

If my older sister marries a non-Pakistani, I must marry a Pakistani

My mom says that if my sister chooses to marry someone not from our culture, that will bring our family shame and that I must marry someone Pakistani and will be left with no other option.