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Asking about a potential wife’s past?

Q:

Hello,

Is it permissible to ask a potential wife questions on her past sins? Can I ask her if she is a virgin or if she had past relationships?

A:

Waalykum salam

Thank you for your Question

No-one is answerable to the other regarding past sins. Sins are not something that people should be disclosing to one another. Allah (az) dislikes it. The only being that holds that right is Allah (az) Himself.

As per your specific Question, you can certain ask your potential spouse whatever you deem necessary for the relation to move forward. This is also the case from her side. She is also liable to do the same.

hope this helps,
good luck
N.S.Jaffery