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Massaging the wife

Fatwaa ID: 1601

Question:
Assalam Alaikum.
Is it permissible for a husband to massage or press the wife’s head and/or anywhere on her body? For example if she is experiencing a headache or just for comfort/relief?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

It is permissible for a couple to touch each other without any restrictions. They are halaal for each other. They will be rewarded for their physical interactions. A husband may massage his wife and vice versa.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

01/21/1445 AH – 08/08/2023 CE | AML1-8149

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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