Farzana is a senior nurse, 36, attractive, selfpossessed and articulate.“I have begun to consider polygamy,” she tells me at a matchmaking event in central London for divorced and widowed Muslims interested in marrying again.
In France, it’s very common for a girl to go out to dinner with a male friend.
As a marriage counsellor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous marriage counselling issues. Women leave for many reasons, but there’s one reason in particular that haunts me, one that I want men to understand: Women leave because their man is not present.
While many situations are complex, there’s one profoundly simple truth that men need to know. He’s working, golfing, gaming, watching TV, fishing…
Jemima Khan investigates why more and more Muslim women in Britain are choosing to become “co-wives”.
For many divorced, widowed or older women, could polygamy be a practical answer to their problems?