Marriage in Islam: Family Living Options and the Wisdom Behind Divine Injunctions

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم There are several factors regarding the fiqh or Islamic jurisprudence of nikah that a newly married Muslim couple needs to bear in mind when they embark on their matrimonial journey. The proposal process is often so exhausting that, once a suitable match is found, everyone’s focus immediately shifts on the cultural … Continue reading Marriage in Islam: Family Living Options and the Wisdom Behind Divine Injunctions

Muslim Sons: Reconciling Family Relocation with Elderly Parents’ Servitude

*Names of people have been changed, but all the people and incidents mentioned are factual. Mohsin* is in a fix. He finally wants to get married, but has no particular girl in mind. He currently lives with his parents, and is the only son. His parents want him to live in their house with his wife and kids in … Continue reading Muslim Sons: Reconciling Family Relocation with Elderly Parents’ Servitude