It is the obligation of each partner to make sure the other is happy and this extends to intimacy as well.
As long as each partner is fulfilled by the emotional needs of the other, the intimate relationship will thrive.
Ask yourself, “What do I need to know to be absolutely certain I want to marry this person?
” “What bothers me about this person or the relationship? Don’t just listen to what they say but watch for how they say it!
The wrong way is to get caught up in the excitement and nuance of a budding relationship and in the process completely forget to ask the critical questions that help determine compatibility.
Sharing a common purpose in life will increase the chance that you will grow together.
If the answer is “I don’t know, I’m not sure, etc.” keep evaluating until you know for sure and truly understand how you feel.
There is no guarantee, after all, that those changes will be for the better. If you can’t accept someone or imagine living with them as they are then don’t marry them.
These differences can include a number of things such as ideological or practical differences in religion, habits, hygiene, communication skills, etc.
Increasingly, young Muslim couples are engaging in “halal dating,” which is basically socializing with each other in the company of friends and/or family.