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is my marriage valid


Salam to you. Please. I want to know if my marriage is still valid. My wife left my house with our two children a year ago due to my Joblessness and frustration from both of us. But now we both want to get back together. Though. In between this period, we were both grieved and communicate once awhile. Now she said our marriage is not valid again due to the fact that she provides for herself for the period of our separation.


Waalaykum Salaam,

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.

If the above mentioned conditions were met then the nikah is invalid as divorce had taken place, otherwise it is still valid.