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Terrified of Joint Family Systems? Here Is Why You Shouldn’t Be

Living alone is super expensive, and not easy unless you are running a house before marriage. So don’t be scared of joint family systems unless you are filthy rich and know how to handle everything yourself! Continue reading Terrified of Joint Family Systems? Here Is Why You Shouldn’t Be

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Highly Effective Hacks To Reduce Your Cooking Time in Ramadan

I can tell you to keep your suhoor and iftaaris simple and concentrate on prayers and zikr instead but come on, what’s ramadan without the crispy pakoras, the cold sharbat and some yummy samosas? So instead of making a choice between cooking or worship, here are some tips that can reduce your kitchen cooking time and increase your ibadah time so you don’t have to sacrifice one at the expense of the other. Continue reading Highly Effective Hacks To Reduce Your Cooking Time in Ramadan

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The Difficult Choice No One Talks About: Love Marriage or Arranged?

I often see people debating on which is better, arranged marriage or love? The proponents of love marriage believe that since in love marriages the two parties know each other before tying the knot, the chances of compatibility are higher. This is a logical reason however all marriages in Pakistan cannot be love marriages. Continue reading The Difficult Choice No One Talks About: Love Marriage or Arranged?

Five Tips To Stick To Your New Year Resolutions Using The Habits Of Highly Effective People

Every year, we work towards our resolutions for some days only to discover a few weeks later that we are back in the rut, with the resolutions gone at the back of our minds. However,  you can make this year different by following these tips I am going to tell you about. Continue reading Five Tips To Stick To Your New Year Resolutions Using The Habits Of Highly Effective People

How to find the perfect spouse through arranged marriage

How To Find The Perfect Spouse Through Arranged Marriage

The generation of today, which is overwhelmed with information and is used to checking countless websites, reading a million reviews before making a decision as insignificant as  buying a smartphone, how can they adjust with a random person selected by their parents for their whole lives? Keeping these issues in mind, I came across a very detailed, very comprehensive and very important list of questions in the book Bent Rib: A Journey through Women’s issues in Islam by Huda al-Khattab. You may wish to ask these questions when you’re considering someone for marriage, either of them or just of yourself. Continue reading How To Find The Perfect Spouse Through Arranged Marriage

How To Be An Exemplary Mother In Law

So I had often wondered that what is the solution to reduce the tension between these two very close yet very far relationships until I came across this very enlightening post on the Facebook group Soul Sisters Pakistan which has some guidelines on how to be a better mother in law. This piece goes to the core of the problem and addresses the main issue which causes the rift between this relationship Continue reading How To Be An Exemplary Mother In Law