Divorce and Reconciliation – Ahmad Sakr

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This lecture is part 6 of a complete series of 8 lectures entitled “Family Counseling in Islam: Building a Loving Muslim Family”. To play each session press the play icon or scroll through them using the NEXT and PREVIOUS buttons below.

1) An Overview of Islamic Social Services
2) Family Values
3) The Husband-Wife Relationship
4) Family Conciliation
5) The Accepted Dua
6) Divorce and Reconciliation
7) Recommendations to the Husbands
8) Depression: Prevention and Healing

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1) A Review of the Previous Day
2) Multiple Wives?
3) Dua
4) Guidelines For Islamic Arbitration
5) Try to Settle Out of Court
6) Never Say ‘Shut-Up’
7) Having the Priorities Right
8) Talaq (Divorce), Iddah (Waiting Period) and Khula (Woman’s Right to Divorce)
9) What if There is Domestic Violence During the Iddah?
10) Can There Be Separation Instead of Divorce?
11) Child Support During and After the Iddah, and Custody?
12) The Rule of Three Divorces?
13) Can a Couple Remarry Each Other After One Divorce?
14) Mahr (Dowry)
15) Supporting Your Wife’s Independence
16) Cultural Expectations to Stay Divorced or Widowed
17) U.S. Government’s Study of Islamic Family Law
18) The Flexibility of Shari’ah Depending on Circumstance

After reviewing the material covered in the previous five sessions, the “Family Counseling” seminar now focuses on the matter of iddah (the waiting period after divorce). This informal question and answer session covers many topics including making dua, Islamic arbitration, reading Qur’an, women’s right to divorce, anger, custody of children, late mahr (dowry) and widows.