Husbands in Islam are meant to support their wives financially as commanded by Allah in the Quran. Allah has said that men are to support their wives from within their means and there are no two ways about it. A husband has the responsibility, given by Allah to provide for his wife and later his children.
We as Muslims all enter marriage not knowing what is in store for us. We just trust Allah and follow his guidance on choosing a partner for ourselves and then marrying that partner and living with them for the rest of their lives. Many times we feel elation in the relationship and many times we feel despair.
Your spouse is your partner and your garment in marriage. Marriage is just not a relationship it is also a partnership. When you’re in a partnership like marriage that will last your entire life you need to treat your spouse like a real partner and value their opinions immensely.
Marriages in Islam are a beautiful relationship and we must all strive to go for it and work towards making it a blessing for ourselves. However, sometimes this effort to work on our marriage fails when our families intervene in the sanctity of the relationship.
When considering to get married in Islam there are a lot of factors that should be taken into account because marriage is a lifetime of commitment and Allah holds it very dear for His creation. It is one of the most loved relationships in the eyes of Allah and we must ensure that before we jump into it we have all our bases covered.
Allah has said in the Quran about a Muslim husband and Muslim wife living together in marriage that “And among His signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that you may dwell in peace and tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between your (hearts): Verily in that are signs for those who reflect.” (30:21)
This is one question that is on the lips of many Muslim youngsters today, those that have married young. Many in our society are concerned with the age in which they have got married AFTER they get married because while peer pressure exists in society that forces people to get married early, it also exists where it forces people to marry late.
Ramadan is a beautiful month for all of us to raise our emaan and move towards the straight path. But it is also the most beautiful month because of the numerous opportunities it gives to Muslims all across the world to get together and celebrate relationships. A month in which the shaitaan is chained, in which he cannot ruin beautiful relationships that he so wants to (especially Muslim marriages!) is a month to be celebrated and cherished. Indeed, the beauty of the month of Ramadan should be taken advantage of by all Muslims and especially married couples, who should use it to their advantage to get closer to each other with Allah’s millions of blessings.