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Be a wife like this

A man said to the Messenger of Allah (SWT): I have a wife who welcomes me at the door when I enter the house, and sees me off when I leave. When she sees me grieved, asks me: ‘What are you grieved for? If you are anxious about your livelihood, it is guaranteed by other […]

I’ll never understand my wife.

The day she moved in with me, she started opening and closing my kitchen cabinets, gasping, “You don’t have any shelf paper! We’re going to have to get some shelf paper in here before I move my dishes in.” “But why?” I asked innocently. “To keep the dishes clean,” she answered matter-of-factly. I didn’t understand […]

Do not advertise your marriage relationship

Do not advertise your marriage relationship on social-networking sites. Keep it between you & your spouse. The evil-eye is very dangerous. —————————————————————————– Narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “The evil eye is real and if anything were to overtake […]

5 Common Mistakes that can harm a Marriage

1. Flirting with anyone other than your spouse. 2. Being too critical or disrespectful to your spouse. 3. Keeping secrets of any kind from your spouse. 4. Neglecting communication with your spouse. 5. Prioritizing other people or pursuits over your spouse.

Start eating together

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon Him) said, “Eat together and not separately, for the blessing is associated with the company” (Tirmidhi). Studies over the last decade have also noted that when families eat together, everyone’s nutrition improves, along with communication between family members. While this may not be possible everyday, especially […]

10 Things Men Can Do To Have a Better Marriage

1. Encourage your wife. Do you know what your wife’s dreams are? Do you care? You should. She needs you to support her in her life. She doesn’t want to be thought of as a second-class citizen. When you find out what she cares about, encourage her to go do it. If she feels like […]

7 Things Your Muslim Wife Won’t Tell You

1. Above All, She Wants Your Love This harkens back to a post I wrote a couple of months ago called “Love or Respect: Which Do You Prefer?” In this article I explained that men desire respect from their wives, and women desire love from their husbands. When a wife shows her husband less respect, […]

5 Fun And Halal Dates With Your Hubby

To actually care about the relationship, pay attention to each other and to offer little gestures and gifts that show your love are some things couples should do to honor that bond. Spending time with each other is another beneficial thing to do. More importantly, it is NOT a waste of time just going out […]

Someone asked Hassan Al Basri:

Someone asked Hassan Al Basri: “What is the secret of your piety?” He replied, “I understood 4 things: 1. I understood my rizq (provision) cannot be taken by anyone so my heart is content. 2. I understood that no one can do my actions (worship) for me, so I started doing them myself. 3. I […]