Question ID: #5978
Question: Waswas about talaq
Salam alaikum mufti brother thanks for helping people!
Ever since i have read about what causes talaq i feel like everything is causing talaq a month ago my husband said “if you ever talk about this topic again i know what to do”does saying “i know what to do”if husband intend talaq cause talaq i actually did talk about that topic after that so I’m scared that what if it has caused talaq now plz mufti help me i love him we also have a child.he has given me one talaq already unintentionally before this situation. I am very confused about metaphors of talaq.also he was talking about future but what if by saying “i know what to do”he in his heart said “you are divorced”
Answered by: Ulamaa ID 04 (London)
Date: 22/09/2021 23:24pm

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

الجواب حامداومصليا

“if you ever talk about this topic again i know what to do”," etc. This statement won't constitute a valid divorce as it is merely a promise or a warning and promises and warnings do not effect Talaq. So in your case Talaq has not occurred and your Nikah is still intact.

بخلافه قوله سأطلق طلاق كنم لانه استقبال فلم يكن تحقيقا بالتشكيك

(الفتاوى العالمكيرية ج.1 ص.384, كتاب الطلاق, رشيدية)

And Allah knows best .

14 Safar 1443/ 22 September 2021

Mufti Qamruzzaman

London, UK