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Second Marriage

Q:

Assalamu alaikum i am married muslim man , some days back i met a muslim women who is willing to marry me as my second wife , i just said no as we need to deal justly with both wife now my question is the women who need to marry me says that she does not need equal treatment she says she wil forgo her rights to first wife .she says me just make a fixed amount i can spend her monthly and the days i can be with her now i want to know if the girl ready to forgo her rights is that ok to marry her. Allah hafiz

A:

Alaykum Salaam

I would advise you to think carefully before taking this step - the rights of your first wife are important as well. Have you asked her whether she is also willing to abide by the arrangement?

Abbas Jaffer