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November ’14 Discussions

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Polygamy and the Hidden Truth About Shirk

Let’s look at polygamous marriages and shirk. Most people do not know the Truth about Shirk. Desire is a created thing. A desire can become a person’s lord. A person may live to satisfy a desire, which is a sin to do. When a person puts another person’s wishes or desires or puts his own…

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Men Encourage Women to Commit Shirk

We already know that shirk is to make someone or something equal to Allah or to give Him a partner. We know shirk is an unforgivable sin, if one does not repent and ask Allah for His forgiveness before his death. Many don’t know that some men encourage women to commit shirk. Let’s take a…

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Shirk, the Silent Enemy

We have mentioned the word “shirk” on the polygamy 411 blog from time to time. What exactly is “shirk” and how do we know when we are committing it? Shirk is a silent enemy of man as in mankind. Shirk is a sin. It is to ascribe a partner to Allah or to make someone…

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Pakistan Laws, Women Rights & Polygamy

I recently read an article on the Pakistan’s Counsel of Islamic Ideology and their ruling on polygamy. The Counsel is considering an amendment to a law that now requires a wife’s written permission before her husband could engage in polygamy. The Counsel, in March 2014, ruled the amendment is needed to abolish the law that…

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Must She Accept A Co-Wife When She Accepts Polygamy?

The question arises as to whether a wife when she accepts polygamy must accept her co-wife, also called her husband’s “other wife”. Could a wife accept polygamy without accepting a co-wife? There is not much material written about polygamy as it pertains to co-wives. Although we have heard oftentimes co-wives do not like one another.…

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What Does It Mean To Accept Polygamy

We have heard Muslims say we should accept polygamy as a legitimate way of life for Muslims. Allah permits polygamy for men and it was the way of some of Allah’s Prophets who are our examples. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was polygamous in his lifetime. Do we really know what to accept polygamy means? Before…

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Why Compete for Favorite Wife in Polygamous Marriages?

It is common for wives in polygamous marriages to compete with one another for their husband’s love and affection. They want the husband to favor them above the other wives. It’s probably a natural inclination for wives to want to be number one. A woman wants her husband to love her and, if there is…

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Does It Matter What Sequence Wives Married In?

Women who married their husbands 2nd in sequence have the same wants, needs, and aspirations as the women who married their husbands first or as any woman who marries. We already know Allah has permitted men to have more than one wife, which would make him polygamous. Consequently, some women will marry married men. There…

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What Polygamy 411 Is and Is Not

Polygamy 411 is not a polygamy club, nor are we a first wives club. We have a goal here, which is to accept polygamy to grow nearer to Allah. We grow nearer to Allah by accepting all of His decisions, decrees, and commands with enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is a major part that matters.  We should want…

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