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Wajib to divorce one’s wife

Fatwaa ID: 1748

Assalamu alaikum,
Is it true for a man it is wajib to divorce his wife if she is foul mouthed or has a habit of abusive, indecent speech towards her husband?

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

It not waajib on a man to divorce his wife if she is foul mouthed or abusive. He should try to advise her and work with her. He should make du’aa for her hidaayah. Divorce should be the last resort when he is no longer able to bear with her patiently. If he does divorce her in this case for the said reasons, then that will be justified.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

03/02/1445 AH – 09/18/2023 CE | AML1-8322

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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