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My Husband wrote to me divorce over text message saying, “I am giving you your 3 talaaks and you are free from this marriage”.

Q:

For the last two months my husband and I were having problems over his family. I lived in joint family system…About 6weeks ago the guy wrote me divorce over text message saying, “I am giving you your 3 talaaks and you are free from this marriage”. When he did that I was pregnant, but due to the stress I had miscarriage/abortion. So my question was the divorce valid? And is this counted as one setting if he gave all of it at once? Or there is no way back and it’s haraam? And if he didn’t rajoo when I had the miscarriage which he didn’t know about what happens then? …He recently wanted to get back together and said it was “so called talaaks” …I am just really confused and do not want to do anything haraam according to the command of ALLAH PAK. Please can you respond as soon as possible! Thank
you!

A:

Waalaykum Salam,

Thank you for your Question

The following is according to the Shia sect.
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.

Best wishes
Naajiya.S.Jaffery.