If you enjoyed our filial piety blog series, why not write for our next series on the theme of marriage? These days, marriage is no longer the crass economic, political, or social exchange it used to be. Nevertheless, many of the expectations and roles tied up with marriage still persist. In Islam, some hadiths profess marriage to be half of one’s faith, leaving the impression that the unmarried are thus incomplete in their practice of faith. Girls still grow up conditioned to view marriage as a goal, and failure to fulfil this goal is often seen as a personal flaw or a failure to be loved, regardless of her personal achievements.
What are the roles and expectations that you may struggle with, or have managed to reconciled, when it comes to marriage? More details on our website, link in bio. .
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