When Allah decided to bring a man and a woman together in marriage He explained to us in the Quran that they should live together in peace, harmony, love and compromise. Allah knew that these are 2 separate people who have different personalities and have come together from different upbringings. Allah hence expected us to not only live together with these different personalities but also make decisions about life together with our spouses.
Lots of Muslims around the world claim that their marriages are happy and they are content in them. But how many of us can claim that our marriages are healthy? A healthy Muslim marriage is stressed a lot by Allah and was also always talked about by our Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) . A healthy marriage is not just a series of happy events and good things happening everyday. A healthy marriage is not an exotic honeymoon.
Praying for a successful marriage should be done by all Muslims whether they are married or not. Those who are married should pray to Allah to bless their marriage for as long as they are alive and those that are not married should pray to Allah to give them the best spouse, a life partner who is calmness to their eyes and love to their soul.
Allah has asked us to marry a good Muslim and has asked us to follow certain criteria while doing so. The most important criteria that needs to be followed is to have faith in Allah. Other than that a Muslim is to look at the status, beauty and wealth of the person. Once the Muslim man or woman is satisfied with all these points they are encouraged to get married in Islam and not to delay
Sure, marriages need love, not only when they begin but throughout the lifespan of the relationship. Muslim husbands and wives must therefore ensure they keep the spark in their marriage alive by creating new ideas and instances to show love to each other
Allah has said about the relationship between a Muslim man and a Muslim woman in the Holy Quran that “They are garments for you and you are garments for them”. The meaning of this ayah of the Quran is very deep and we as Muslims should try and understand what Allah is saying to us. The literal meaning of garments is clothes and covering, clothes that protect us and cover our bodies