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Is wife allowed to investigate husband’s activities like extra merital affairs?


Can wife allow to investigate husband’s activities like extra merital affairs. My father and mother have issues regarding this. Please guide us.




Salaamun alaykum
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يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اجْتَنِبُوا كَثِيرًا مِنَ الظَّنِّ إِنَّ بَعْضَ الظَّنِّ إِثْمٌ ۖ وَلَا تَجَسَّسُوا

O you who have faith! Avoid much suspicion; indeed some suspicions are sins. And do not spy on one another ( sura hujurat:12).

These kind of acts are not liked in Islam. These acts would break the trust between two partners and shatter their lives. It is better to have trust in Allah and ask Him for help. And try your best to keep your house filled with love and peace and if there are any problems, try and solve them together before it builds a wall between the two of you.
If you do all these acts with the intention of attaining Allah’s pleasure, He will surely fill you with tranquility and happiness.

Zahra davdani.