Marriage advice from a Muslim Mother

10806232_10152866551783685_3350324569324852365_n01. Lead a life of contentment. Be content even with simple food. The dry bread and water, which is eaten with contentment, is better than a rich meal, which is eaten after your persistant complaints, forcing him to grudgingly provide it for you.

02. Always listen attentively to what your husband says. Give importance to what he says and do as he says. In this manner, you will soon win a place in his heart, because it is not really a person who is beloved, but what the person does that is most loved.

03. Tend your beauty carefully so that whenever he will look at you, he will be pleased with his choice. Within the limits of decency, use as much fragrance as possible, and remember that no part of your body or dress should repulse him.

04. Be always attractive to him, put Surma in your eyes, for beautiful eyes make a person’s whole being beautiful in the eyes of the beholder. Bath and do ablution regularly, as this is the best perfume and the best way to cleanliness.

05. Prepare his meals before it is time as hunger becomes a flame if not satisfied. During the hours of rest, keep it quiet and peaceful as disturbed sleep makes a man miserable and angry.

06. Protect his home and treasure; let no one enter the house without his permission and do not waste his treasure by indulging in exhibition, for treasure can only be tended through good management and the family only through good sense.

07. Never disobey him and always keep his secrets, for disobeying such a honorable man would put fuel to fire and revealing his secrets would destroy his trust in you. And you, yourself will not be safe from his (retaliatory) double standards. Someone has rightly said ” To be trusted is better than to be loved.”

08. If he is grieved over something, then do not mention to him anything that has pleased you. Share his grief. When he is happy, do not disclose your hidden grief and do not complain to your husband about his behavior. Be happy with him. otherwise you will be regarded as one who confuses him.

09. If you wish to be respectable in his eyes, then honor and respect him and act according to his wishes. Then at every stage of your life you will find him to be your best companion.

10. Hold fast onto this advice from me. Sweet flowers will not blossom in your life as long as you do not suppress your wish for his pleasure. My dear daughter, my darling! I bid farewell with these words and give you in Allah’s care. May He make all steps in your life good and preserve you from all evil.

^ ^ ^ Ameen ^ ^ ^

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