Tag Archives: Love

A GUIDE TO ASEXUAL MUSLIM WOMEN

Bismillah, We marry for different reasons; looks, money, deen, romantic attraction, physical attraction, sexual attraction, etc. While there are good and bad consequences to each of our choices, it’s important to note that some of the choices we make such … Continue reading

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Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work — Hayati Magazine

Assalamu aleikum, I stumbled on a manual I used during counseling class before I got married, and thought I would share some of the wisdom I learned in this class with you insha’Allah. They are based on John M. Gottman’s … Continue reading

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What To Do When In An Asexual Relationship — Hayati Magazine

Bismillah, You will find a lot of information on how to rekindle a romance but very little information on how to deal with asexuality in a Muslim marriage. What is asexuality? Check this post to read more on it. As … Continue reading

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The White Elephant – A Review — Hayati Magazine

The White Elephant is a must read for anyone contemplating the idea of marriage or anyone going through a divorce. As the Love and Relationship Editor for Hayati Magazine, I try to counsel married and non-married folks on the institution … Continue reading

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L’Américaine – Part 7 — Hayati Magazine (French & English)

Femta Compaoré est une mère célibataire qui tente de divorcer de son premier mari Obê quand Uthman entre dans sa vie à un point où elle croit qu’elle n’a plus d’espace dans son cœur pour l’amour. Lit sur Amazon. ©Papatia … Continue reading

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L’Américaine – Part 6 — Hayati Magazine (French & English)

Femta Compaoré est une mère célibataire qui tente de divorcer de son premier mari Obê quand Uthman entre dans sa vie à un point où elle croit qu’elle n’a plus d’espace dans son cœur pour l’amour. Lit sur Amazon. ©Papatia … Continue reading

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L’Américaine – Part 5 — Hayati Magazine (French & English)

Femta Compaoré est une mère célibataire qui tente de divorcer de son premier mari Obê quand Uthman entre dans sa vie à un point où elle croit qu’elle n’a plus d’espace dans son cœur pour l’amour. Lit sur Amazon. ©Papatia … Continue reading

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When Communication Is Not Enough — Hayati Magazine

Bismillah, Too much communication can ruin a relationship like no communication can. I shall explain later but for now I want to digress a bit. Often times, we strive to keep the line of communication open in our marriages but … Continue reading

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L’Américaine – Part 4 (French & English)

Femta Compaoré est une mère célibataire qui tente de divorcer de son premier mari Obê quand Uthman entre dans sa vie à un point où elle croit qu’elle n’a plus d’espace dans son cœur pour l’amour. Lit sur Amazon. ©Papatia … Continue reading

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What Do Women Want From You?

Assalamu aleikum, Here is  a little grain of salt… Read here… Wassalam, Papatya*

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LOVE IN RAMADHAN: MB POST DAY 24

~Ramadhan Day 24 Blog Post Featured on Muslimah Bloggers (MB)~ 30 days, 30 blog posts by Muslimah Bloggers. I’m up for Day 24 alhamdullilah . ‪#‎loveinramadhan‬ ! Check it out ☺️ Insha’Allah. Love in Ramadhan is a beautiful thing as … Continue reading

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Assalamu aleikum, Join us please. #MuslimFiction Wassalam, Papatya*

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Why Arguments Don’t Necessarily Mean Doom For Your Relationship

Bismillah, They say that a relationship with no arguments is one with a LOT of secrets. It’s true to some extent. Arguments aren’t always a sign of doom for our marriages because sometimes they act like the therapy needed to … Continue reading

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Are You Realistic About What A Real Relationship Is About?

Bismillah. Are you realistic about what a real relationship is about? You probably don’t know the answer so let me help you. A relationship isn’t supposed to be a nice breeze but why do many people think so? Nothing in life … Continue reading

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Riding the Samoosa Express: Personal Narratives of Marriage and Beyond

Riding the Samoosa Express is a metaphor to refer to the process of courtship, love, marriage and beyond. It’s a well written tale sampling the diversity and the different faces the Indian Muslim women contributors experienced. These personal narratives range … Continue reading

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Unreasonable Spouse? Try These Tips!

Assalamu aleikum, http://hayatimagazine.com/relationship/marriage-relationship/unreasonable-spouse-try-these-tips/ Bismillah. Before we get into the tips, I need to define an unreasonable spouse. An unreasonable spouse is a spouse that makes everything difficult just because they get a kick out of it and because they can … Continue reading

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Behind Picket Fences – A Review

Behind Picket Fences is the second novel of Hend Hegazi, an Egyptian-American Muslim writer who lives in Alexandria, Egypt with her husband and four children. Her second novel just like the first one is nothing short than a masterpiece masha’Allah. … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Taboo. Shall We?

Assalamu aleikum, This time, I went and done it! New post over at Hayati 🙂 lol! http://hayatimagazine.com/relationship/lets-talk-taboo-shall-we/ *** An Interview with Brother Bilal Ibn Jimmy Stroud Bismillah. A little over a year ago, this article came out. The post spread … Continue reading

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Oblivion: A Review

“Oblivion follows the interracial couple, Aida and Mussa Habib, as they struggle to balance romance, professional success and parenthood. Aida yearns to return to work despite her husband’s adamant refusal and risks her carefree life as she follows her own … Continue reading

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Assalamu aleikum bloggers, For the longest time, I have fought a battle of lifestyle which is quitting my job or keeping it. And these highlighted posts along with hints of this struggle in all my writings or novels will vouch … Continue reading

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