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  • A husband showing affection to both wives at the same time Date: 21-7-2004

    To what extent a husband can show affection to his both wives when both are sitting in the same place. 1- Can he greet both of them at same time by hugging them and kissing on their cheeks? 2- Can he take both of them to dinner together? 3- Can he play with both of them at same time, in which a little kissing or touching of the body is involved? .. More

  • Suffering as a second wife Date: 1-7-2004

    I am the second wife of my husband. My parents opposed this; as a result they have disowned me and have given him severe hardship to the extent that they reported to the police a case of kidnapping me. I was 29 years of age then. I just want to know is it wrong what I have done? My husband treats his first wife really nice, though his first wife.. More

  • A husband behavior with two wives Date: 10-6-2004

    In Islam a man is allowed to have 4 wives at the same time, so can a man make nikah with 2 women on same day and in the same nikah ceremony? 2- Can a husband greet both his wives at the same time by kissing them on their cheeks, when both wives are sitting there, and he returns from work or trip?.. More

  • His first wife and family will not accept polygyny Date: 8-6-2004

    Assalamu Alaikum I trust this email finds you in the best of Emaan and health. I am a married to 2 beautiful pious Muslimahs. I live in a Muslim country while my parents live in a Kuffar country. My parents have been against polygyny and since the marriage to my 2nd wife 3 years ago have hid this information from my relatives back in their country... More

  • Having more than one wife in the US Date: 22-4-2004

    In the United States, is it legal to have more than one wife?.. More

  • Western education and polygyny Date: 10-4-2004

    Please tell me the importance of Western education for the Muslim Ummah and the importance of polygamy to Muslims... More

  • Two wives sharing the same house Date: 12-2-2004

    What are the rights of two wives who live in one house but have separate rooms?.. More

  • Wisdom of polygyny Date: 26-1-2004

    If a woman's husband marries again then she will spend nights alone. In fact, if he marries 3 more times she spends most of her life alone while he gives his time to other women. His needs are satisfied every night, but the woman has no husband at home to satisfy her needs. Where is the justice in this, and how can a woman tolerate such a thing?.. More

  • Advising Husband to Take Second Wife to Have Children Date: 30-12-2003

    I have been married nine years and I don't have any kids. My doctor told me I can't have a baby. Should I tell my husband to get married again? .. More

  • Has two wives, but sex with only one Date: 23-12-2003

    This is for a 46 years man with two wives. One is one year older than him and the other is about 9 years younger. He is trying to be just to both the wives in all aspects and he is successful in majority of the cases. His problem is that he is not attracted to his first wife to perform sexual activities at all. However they love each so much and they.. More

  • Husband deceives second wife Date: 18-12-2003

    My husband wants to take a second wife and when we married we had a verbal agreement that he will never take another wife. Now he is saying that a man has the right to change his mind because this was 15 years ago. We have children and I fulfill all his needs as a wife (more than he has power). Any way he says that he is this kind of person that he.. More

  • Husband Married Second Wife and Lied to Her about First Wife Date: 15-12-2003

    I only recently got married as a second wife to my husband. We had been wanting to marry for a long time but due to circumstances, he married another woman before he asked for my hand in marriage again. My husband's first marriage didn't work out, so he told me before marrying him that he didn't want anything to do with her anymore, so he will divorce.. More

  • The first wife should not embarrass the second one Date: 1-11-2003

    I have been happily married for several years, both my wife and I are practising Muslims. Recently I married a widow with children hoping Allah's reward if I successfully give good life to both families. I did not take my first wife's consent since it was not required in Shariah and believed my first wife will adopt to the new life as she was also very.. More

  • A Muslim man can marry up to four women Date: 22-10-2003

    Is it Islamic to restrict a male Muslim to marry once i.e. banning more than one wife? Can it be done under any circumstances?.. More

  • She Can’t Tolerate Husband Marrying Second Wife and Wants Divorce Date: 11-10-2003

    My husband after 20 years of marriage, married another woman although I have 4 children from him. Now I cannot continue because he is not fair (one day with me and my children, one day with her). Now after 3 years I don't feel I can have him as a husband any longer. I asked him for divorce but he refuses. What to do? .. More