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i want to ask a question about sepration. in islam what is the concept of sepration between husband and wife.




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Concept of seperation marriage

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Islam guides that a couple who commit themselves to the sacred bond of marriage either fulfill their commitment in full and honor their due duties and responsibilities in marriage, or if for any reason they wish to separate (permanently), they do so through the lawful institution of divorce so that each may go their own different ways.


It would not be considered piety or righteousness in Islam for a married couple to indefinitely separate from each other without a divorce, and leave the other party hanging whereby one is neither married nor divorced; and if one does so only to abuse the rights of the other and curtail their freedom, they will indeed be the wrong-doers and transgressors in the Sight of Allah Subhanah.


Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verses 226-227:

226 For those who take an oath for abstention from their wives a waiting for four months is ordained; if then they return, Allah is Oft-Forgiving Most Merciful.

227 But if their intention is firm for divorce, Allah Heareth and Knoweth all things.


To protect the rights of the woman and her freedom, Islam guides that the husband who for some reason is unhappy with the marriage and wishes to separate….he has an absolute maximum period of four months stipulated to decide whether he wishes to divorce his wife and separate himself from her permanently, or remain married to her and give his wife all her due rights in marriage. What is absolutely detested, unlawful and prohibited in Islam is that the couple who are bonded in the sacred institution of marriage separate indefinitely without divorce, thus curtailing the rights and the freedom of their spouse, leaving them in a situation whereby one is neither married nor divorced.


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