During this episode of The Mardiyah Show we discussed why it is important for a young man to have a connection to Allah through prayer. Young men take risks and find themselves in peculiar and sometimes perilous situations and have to learn that they don't have all the answers and are in need of a power greater than themselves (i..e. Allah) to assist them during their journey to manhood.
This is the first episode of our newest series titled Women's Intuition. During this series we will discuss some of the more common mistakes some women make in their marriages or relationships. During this episode we discuss how women pursue men and end up losing him as a result.
During this episode of The Mardiyah Show we continued with the Man Logic series. This discussion was centered on the concept of Man's loyalty and how his loyalty is sometimes compromised by putting personalities before principles.
This is the second installment of the Man Logic Series. During this episode we talked about how some men will try to correct a wrong with another wrong rather than standing in the discomfort of the initial mistake and owning the part that that he played in it.
During this episode of The Mardiyah Show we continued with our discussion on 10 ways to determine your readiness for marriage. This particular episode focused on having realistic expectations about marriage, your needs and the person you are married to.
During this episode of the Mardiyah Show we continued our discussion on the 10 ways to determine your readiness for marriage. During this discussion we focused on being willing to compromise and negotiating to your needs met.
During this episode of The Mardiyah Show we discussed the fourth way to determine one's readiness for marriage which was being in a spousal role. Marriage, much like any other institution, comes with a set of roles and responsibilities for both husband and wife. Observing theses roles is essential to the success of their marriage while neglecting them can lead to an unhealthy and sometimes dysfunctional engagement.
During this episode of The Mardiyah Show I had the opportunity to sit down and have breakfast with very special guest Author of The 40 Hadeeth on Polygyny and My Brown Face is Beautiful Jannah Bayyan. During our discussion we explored jealousy between Muslim women and men and a host of other important topics.
During this episode of the Mardiyah Show we explore some of the more personal preferences that many men and women have with respect to marriage that are sometimes rooted in negative stereotypes. Many African American Muslims are unfortunately stereotyped by those outside of their immediate community and tend to make many of their preferences regarding marriage based upon them. Some of these preferences range from not marrying someone who has children from a previous marriage for fear of unhealthy engagements with the ex husband/ex wife, to not marrying within their own culture due fears that may be realistic but not necessarily systemic intraculturally. Please listen and share with others.
This is a workshop that was conducted by Shadeed Muhammad which explores some of the most common stereotypes among many African American Muslims that has contributed to many of the reservations we hold about marriage. Stereotypes related to brothers and sisters with children from previous marriages, African American women are non-compliant within the construct of the marriage bond as well as many of our preferences with respect to skin complexion and ethnicity that are also rooted in stereotypes and much much more. Please listen and share with others.
This is the second discussion extracted from the first podcast titled The 5 Steps to Marriage. During this episode we elaborated on a few more tips that will help couples achieve a more healthy marital experience. We discussed the importance of validation, teaching others how to love us and the danger of generalities while trying to get one's point across. Take a listen and share with others.
This is a spin-off from the first episode The 5 Stages of Marriage. During this episode, we highlighted a few tips that will help couples reach a healthier place in their marriage with respect to getting their needs met and their emotions validated. We discussed Focusing on the Action Not the Person, Why We Shouldn't Fall in Love Before Marriage, Her Silence Does Not Mean Everything is Okay and Co-Parenting With a Complete Stranger. Listen and share with others. Thank you.
Like people, relationships go through different developmental stages before the couple arrives at a place where they can enjoy the love shared between them. The first of the stages is the honeymoon period which describes the earliest stage of a relationship/marriage, when everything is new and exciting. Passion prevails and couples tend to overlook anything that would be potentially annoying. The newness and excitement of the relationship stimulates the production of chemicals in your body that increases energy, positive attitudes and heightened sexuality and sensuality. It can include butterflies in your stomach, goosebumps when your new spouse calls, constant text messaging and social media activity between the two of you as well as hours spent fantasizing about your blissful future together. It's an amazing time, but it doesn't last forever…