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Husband said, “I divorce you” three times on three different occasions, should i consider it done?


Husband said “I divorce you” three times in a row on three different occasions out of anger and frustration, should i consider it an actual DIVORCE? He is never been sorry for it any of those times but i carried on due to parental pressure. It has been a week now from this current statement, we have stayed together, no physical interaction whatsoever. We share a son together, married 5 years and its been an unstable marriage from the start. He married his girlfriend who wasn’t even properly divorced from her previous husband (who was her sister’s husband that she absconded with while he was still married to her sister) six months into our marriage. He has curtly showed his indifference and lack of interest in maintaining a relationship with me for i am not his preferred skintone and a gazillion other reasons he keeps making up along the way. I am lost, i don’t ever want to raise a child alone and neither is living with him letting me heal my wounds that he has so casually afflicted me with in these five years. And my mother doesn’t believe it’s a divorce and wants me to turn a deaf ear to my conscience reprimanding me for carrying on.


Wa alaykum Salam

Thank you for your question.

I am sorry to hear about your condition, may Allah make it easy for you.

In Islam For a divorce to be correct, it has to have the following conditions:

1- You have to have two believing adults as your witness
2- The woman has to be clean of her menstrual period and also shouldn’t be pregnant
3- Proper Arabic words need to be uttered for the act to take place.

kindly refer to the following link for specific details on Divorce:

If you need help in solving your marriage issues,you should contact a representative of a mujtahid  or a pious aalim in your city.

Sukaina Taqavi