marriage Tag Archive

Oh, All the Kitchens You Will See

Memoir by
Jan 3 · 10 min read

There are many things being a girl has taught me. I have learnt, in the past sixteen years, how to make compelling conversation, how to...

Unrequited Love

Story by
Dec 23, 2016 · 10 min read

I ran through the doors, leaving behind startled nurses and doctors. “Where’s the emergency room? Where is he?” I shouted....

Where’s the Baby?

Essay by
Oct 10, 2016 · 6 min read

This piece has been co-authored by my wife, Safa Munim. The questions began just a few weeks into our marriage. Whenever I attended the...

One Month In

Story by
May 28, 2015 · 5 min read

I don’t know if you should forgive me. He doesn’t dare say it out loud, but he’s thinking it. He sits on the floor next...

The Polygamy Game

Poem by
Apr 2, 2015 · 2 min read

Unfair as thy fate might seem Through the distress of circumstances seen Comes hope, the mistress that does not deem And faith, the wife...

11 Tips to Consider When Proposing for Marriage

Essay by
Jan 20, 2015 · 13 min read

A couple of years ago, I was finishing college and beginning to seriously consider marriage. Like many others, I wasn’t sure how to...

Trust and Loyalty

Essay by
Mar 11, 2013 · 5 min read

Nikah is the legal binding of a man and a woman in marriage. This relationship leaves deep impressions in the social life of the partners...

Labyrinth of the Lovestruck

Essay by
Mar 16, 2012 · 4 min read

It’s quaint, old-fashioned. Almost like a rite of passage, I suppose, to have this insatiable need for the “fairytale ending,” the...

Divine GPS: Istikharah

Essay by
Oct 18, 2009 · 5 min read

Shaykh Hossam (who taught at the Islamic University of Madinah for over 10 years, has received many Ijaazaat, and is a senior scholar) has...

Sailing Hearts and Ailing Hearts

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Essay by
Aug 1, 2009 · 4 min read

By Ayman Nassar First of all, I thank my younger brothers for inviting me to write this youthful post. It’s a bounty from Allah that...