A spouse can gain the family property without any tax if the husband or wife passed away. There are also emotional benefits. Jacobson stated in the article that research shows married couple has a longer life than those who are single, cohabiting or divorced. Because when married couple have difficulties, they usually find a way to solve a problem by conversation. And there are many other benefits that a couple can have if they register their marriage.
Therefore, women have rights to refuse polygamy without violating the Islamic Law. • Polygamy would spoil the institution of marriage None of women are able accepting polygamy completely. Most of them would ask for a divorce once they notice their husbands’ request to remarry. It might be rush but what is the point to stay in that marriage? If the husband really loves his wife, why must him finds another?
In fact, marriage is seen as nisfidin (half of the religion). In this vein, Hajiya Bilkisu Yusuf states: Marriage (nikah) in Islam is ... a religious responsibility to be undertaken by those who are ready to live according to rules guiding the institution ... The Quran and hadith ... refer to marriage as half of one’s faith. Marriage is traced to the creation of Adam (Peace be upon him) and the creation of Hauwa (Eve) as his companion. (2005: 3) When a Muslim intends to get married, some people might say that ‘he wants to complete his religion’.
Historically, most of the marriages in the Arab culture are arranged marriages; usually the parents will choose the partner, inform the man and the woman of their intentions and proceed with the arrangement. In some more liberal communities, parents may try to recommend some choices and allow the children to choose. In the past, there was not much time given for courtship and getting acquainted with each other. In some tribal communities, the two may have not seen each other at all or the marriage could have been arranged during childhood. This practice has changed somewhat in modern Arabia due the Western world influence.
Islamic Feminism & Islamic Family Law (Polygamy) By Muhammad Ali Bin Rohani Introduction Muslim feminism has been addressing issues and concerns regarding Muslim women politically, socially and economically. One of the areas that this movement focuses on is gender equality especially in Muslim family law. Most of the Muslim feminists view some of the Islamic family laws related to polygamy, divorce, wife obedience, beating of wife, inheritance and others to be conflicting with gender equality. This writing is going to discuss the views of the Islamic feminist movement on one of the most debatable Islamic family laws among the scholars in the Muslim world, polygamy and inheritance. The reason for focusing on this is because there are more
In the Islam it is very easy to take the divorce. You just have to say this word “divorce” three times and you can break the marriage relationship with your partner. It is very easy to get the divorce to get the rid form the miserable relationship with your partner. But this is not a solution to solve the problems which acquires in the married life. In any relationship we all have to face many type of difficulties and problems, if you are married couple then you may have to face problems generated by the distrust, misunderstanding, and dishonest.
This is often due to loneliness, but also to the fact that with no children to take into consideration, there is significantly less incentive to keep on fighting for the marriage. When a marriage includes children from a previous relationship, the dynamics of the blended family are far more complicated than those of a traditional family. Getting the kids to get along with your spouse and his or her children in daily life situations can be very challenging for a couple. Parenting skills and discipline might differ drastically between partners and can become a source of conflict. It is more difficult to nurture a marriage in a step-family, because from the outset you don’t get undivided “couple time”.
RIGHTS OF SPOUSE IN ISALM Marriage is a bond and one of the strongest relationships which Islam pressurizes, boosts up and considers as prophets’ practices. Indeed, Islam attaches much importance to marriage and the spouses’ rights. The family is the main part of the individual society, and family firmness exerts an overall stable impact on the society, leading it towards progress. The family consists basically of husband and wife, the family’s stability and well-being largely depends upon the relation between these two such as husband and wife. The Quran makes clear that both the partners are expected to live with equality and love; and that a wife should be a comforting forthe husband.
With marriage freely people have a chance to know each other better before marriage, understand their partners’ priority, and last but not the least they can marry with love. Many people would argue that youth make many mistake when they want to choose their life partner and it resulting in depression and lack of confidence. Moreover, they cannot trust their feelings any more. Or in an arranged marriage parents trusts the family they choose for their children so, it is good when parents choose their partners for them because they know their children. It is true that youth may find some of their experiences unpleasant and unsuccessful but, finally, they would find a suitable spouse and their experiences help
According to Poston, Jr., Wen Shan Yang, Farris (2013, p.83), “historically, a number of studies have emphasized the benefits or marriage to married individual’s emotional, psychological and physical well-being compared to that of the unmarried person”. Certainly, through the marriage, young adults find a spouse or someone with whom they believe that they can share their distress and