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General Supervisor: Shaykh Muhammad Saalih al-Munajjid
Thu 23 DhQ 1435 - 18 September 2014
Plural marriage and fair treatment of co-wives
201309 - Why does Islam limit plural marriage to four wives and no more?
162287 - Why did the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) not allow ‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib to take a second wife when he was married to Faatimah (may Allah be pleased with them both)?
175097 - He wants her as a second wife without telling the first; should she accept?
103960 - Ruling on kissing and embracing one wife in front of her co-wives!
153902 - If a man is absent on the night of one of his wives with or without an excuse, he has to come back and make up that night
161395 - He has two wives and he does not allow one of them go out or to receive visits from her family except with his permission
144122 - He is away from his country and his wife and he wants to take a second wife
21421 - If my husband takes a second wife, will I be rewarded?
115751 - Does he have to tell his second wife that he is married?
138864 - He stipulated that she should look after his father, then he took a second wife and she asked him for separate accommodation and to divide the work with her co-wife
127670 - He married her without the knowledge of his first wife, then his secret was found out, and he is still not giving her her rights with regard to his staying overnight with her
49708 - His wife and her family accused him of having something wrong with his mind; should he take a second wife?
111871 - Should he allocate time to a wife who is menstruating or in nifaas?
102446 - Obligation of treating co-wives fairly and some of the rules on travel for men with more than one wife
106513 - Going to the house of the second wife on a day or night that is not hers
73427 - Going to his second wife, who lives with his mother, on a day that is not hers
82390 - Misyaar marriage: definition and rulings
98354 - His country forbids plural marriage and he wants to marry a second wife with the permission of her brother but not her father
99347 - If a co-wife stays in the hospital or goes to visit her family, does she forfeit her right to a share of her husband’s time?
98388 - Is he sinning if he keeps one of his wives with him and sends the other back to his homeland?
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