Episode 33 – Marriage and Money with AbdelRahman Murphy

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Episode 33 – Marriage & Money with AbdelRahman Murphy

AbdelRahman Murphy is an Imam and instructor with Qalam Institute. He’s a photography, coffee, and cat enthusiast. He holds a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling, and is renown for his youth work through his organization Roots.

In this episode we cover

*The relationship between secular marital counseling and Islamic counseling, and spirituality in the field of mental health

*Love conquers all… except financial issues

*How we model financial behavior in marriage, and the role of culture, and dealing with uncomfortable questions while in the “in love” phase

*What about when the wife makes more money than the husband

*How to bring up finances before marriage, and a look at pre-marital counseling

*Cultural taboos around pre-marital counseling

*What financial questions to ask before marriage

*Discussing debt before marriage

*Compatibility and financial habits

*How to handle life situations like a new mom leaving her career/income

*How should couples handle disagreements over money

*Emotional attachment to money

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Omar Usman

Omar Usman is a founding member of MuslimMatters, Qalam Institute, Muslim Strategic Initiative, and Debt Free Muslims. He is a regular khateeb and has served in different administrative capacities in various national and local Islamic organizations. You can follow him on Google+ or on Twitter @ibnabeeomar. Check out his latest project at Fiqh of Social Media.

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