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Imam Ahmad’s marriage advice to his son

By: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng Source: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng Dear son, you will not attain good fortune in your home except by 10 characteristics which you show to your wife, so remember them and be enthusiastic in acting upon them. As for the first two; women like attention and they like to be told clearly that they are loved. So don’t be stingy in expressing your love for your wife. If you become limited in expressing your love, you will create a barrier of harshness between you and her, and there will be a decrease in affection. 3, Ladies hate a strict, overcautious man, yet they seek to use the soft vulnerable one. So use each quality appropriately. This will be more appealing for love...

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Manners and children: 5 tips

By: Hina Khan Mukhtar Source: The Muslim Observer I once asked a scholar for advice on what we should be teaching our children and he immediately responded, “Adab and akhlaq (manners and etiquettes). Parents don’t emphasize these enough anymore.” He went on to define “adab” as “the appropriate action, attitude, and response in any given situation”. Another scholar once said, “Adab beautifies everything it touches. We have Muslims who know rules and rituals; we don’t have nearly enough Muslims who know how to have adab. Sell your misbaha (prayer beads) and go buy some adab instead.” The Prophet Muhammad (salallaahu alaihi wasallam) stated, “I have only been sent to perfect good manners.” It...

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10 tips on being a successful Husband

By: IslaamInfo Source: IslaamInfo Being a good spouse is important in any marriage. Marriage should be a complete partnership where two people come together to please Allah – and strive to help each other better themselves for His sake. With that in mind, here are some tips to help husbands achieve success. 1. Dress up well for one’s wife: Dress up for your wife, look clean and smell good. When was the last time us men looked good to please our wives. Just like the husband wants his wife to look nice for him, she also wants her husband to dress up for her too. Remember that Rasullullah (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) would always start with Miswak when returning home and always...

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