Is Kissing or touching fiance allowed?
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Salaam, I had this very good doubt abt kissing, i have had neva kissed (french is what they name it) nor has my going to be wife, in what terms than can we obtain that teaching. secondly is physical touching allowed after engagement ? thx - and i pray to almighty Allah (pbuh) to bless all of those who are workin for this noble cause...ameen
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Kissing or touching Fiance
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If the nikaah between you and your wife is already done, you may touch, kiss, or enjoy complete physical relationships with her. But if you are only engaged to the woman, and the nikaah is not yet done; you are not permitted to be with her alone in Islam, leave alone touch her!
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Your Brother in Islam,