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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Marriage (Part 1)

Maintaining a healthy marriage is a challenge in the best of circumstances but trying to keep a marriage going strong when one or both spouses are misinformed about the purpose of marriage or the rights and obligations of each partner can be an absolute disaster! In this latest contribution to the literature on marital harmony, Dr. Ekram and Dr. Rida Beshir once again tackle a complex issue with a healthy blend of wisdom, clarity and common sense.

Before You Tie the Knot

Before You Tie the Knot is for anyone seeking a successful marriage, parents who are involved in their children's marriage process, and even couples seeking to improve their existing marriage. The authors present a unique approach that reflects 40 years of combined experience in counseling couples. Mohamed Hag Magid is a prominent imam at one of the largest mosques in the US, and Salma Elkadi Abugideiri is a licensed mental health professional.

Blissful Marriage – A Practical Islamic Guide

This book contains the right mix of theory and practice due to the authors’ wealth of experience in marriage counseling in North America. All its contents are based on Islamic references from Qur’an and Sunnah and their applications to the contemporary environment.

Family Leadership, Qawamah – An Obligation to Fulfill, Not an Excuse to Abuse

This book discusses in details family leadership (Qawamah) in Islam and the many misconceptions that arise around this concept. It provides a detailed analysis on the subject from a variety of available literature and emphasizes that it is primarily an obligation to be fulfilled on part of the husband toward his family. It also provides many practical examples on the appropriate use of Qawamah as well as its inappropriate use.

When Muslim Marriage Fails – Divorce Chronicles and Commentaries

This book gives readers a view into five different failed marriages, both from the husbands' and the wives' perspectives, followed by commentary on why each marriage failed. Each story is different, and yet common themes such as miscommunication and a lack of common life visions repeat themselves again and again.