marriage

A sudden thrill of control

American Muslim women today are owning their narrative like never before. Author, Huda Al-Marashi, recently released her first book, First Comes Marriage, the “first Muslim-American memoir dedicated to the themes of love and sexuality.” Below, author Huda Al-Marashi shares an excerpt with us: Chapter 12: A Sudden Thrill of Control Nadia called…

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Not all marriages are equal: Islamic marriage, Temporary Marriage, Secret marriage and Polygamous marriage

Note: An introduction to this piece can be found here.    Anyone born into a typical Muslim family cannot avoid the central place that marriage occupies within the concept of a good Muslim life. Popular Muslim culture invests marriage with such religious significance that it is often described as comprising…

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