Some Women Will Not Accept Polygamy

Some women will not accept polygamy because they say they did not grow up that way. Let me say that most women whether they were born and raised “Muslim” or are reverts to Islam didn’t grow up embracing polygamy. It wasn’t part of their lives. For those who say polygamy is new to them, I…

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Adjusting to Marriage and Polygamy

Adjusting to marriage and polygamy is difficult for spouses. Yet, some see marriage and polygamy as the same. So, how are they different? First, let me mention that the wife who married the man first may say that he pays attention to the one whom he married second more than he does to her. Perhaps…

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February 2017 Discussions

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Should I Love My Polygamous Husband Less

It is common for a wife to ask: Should I love my polygamous husband less? It’s a good question. However, to answer it, one must know what it means to love someone not as much. Can it be done? First, for the love to subside, one ought to know that a person can’t simply say:…

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Are Women Who Are In Polygamous Marriages Good People

Let me tell you why I’ve asked the question: Are women who are in polygamous marriages good people? In most talk about polygamous marriages, most portray the wives (especially the wives who married first) as “good” and  depict the men as “bad”. The husband is usually viewed as the unjust one who causes his wives…

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Why Women Should Embrace Polygamy

A post that polygamy 411 received from a commentator, inspired me to write this article about why women should embrace polygamy. She asked about the meaning of a nightmare that she had in which her husband married another woman. He took on a second wife. She said that she woke up from her dream while…

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How She Can Make Her Polygamous Husband Happy

Sometimes a wife asks how she can make her polygamous husband happy. A wife may think that she must make her husband happy for him to continue to love her. She wants to please him especially if she wants him to love her more than he loves his other wife. It’s important for the wife…

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What Does it Take for a Wife to Accept Polygamy

What does it take for a wife to accept polygamy? Muslim women hear all too often that they should accept polygamy, as it is part of Islam. A woman may think that just because she didn’t divorce her polygamous husband and stayed in the marriage, she has accepted polygamy. Maybe she thinks if she tolerates…

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January 2017 Discussions

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My Co-Wife Disturbs My Peace Intentionally

My co-wife disturbs my peace intentionally. Now what should I do about it? Probably, it’s what every woman in a polygamous marriage has said at one time or another. It doesn’t matter if she married her husband in the order of 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th; she still has the problem. Wouldn’t it be nice…

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