With the name of Allah Most Gracious, Most Merciful
Sura 65 (Talaaq)
“Let the women live (in ´iddat) in the same style as ye live, according to your means: Annoy them not, so as to restrict them. And if they carry (life in their wombs), then spend (your substance) on them until they deliver their burden: and if they suckle your (offspring), give them their recompense: and take mutual counsel together, according to what is just and reasonable. And if ye find yourselves in difficulties, let another woman suckle (the child) on the (father´s) behalf.”
From the above verse we can see the type of character and personality the Quran seeks to inculcate within us. The divorced woman should be treated justly, compassionately and generously.
Allah SWT encourages every endeavor to make the divorce procedure amicable, thereby providing an ideal opportunity to reconcile. The couple are advised to regularly consult each other in a friendly and reasonable manner. However, if they find it difficult, they can enlist the services of a foster mother who will be paid by the husband.
Divorce is an unpleasant and stressful process and we see how Allah SWT has devised laws to minimize its ill effects and promote reconciliation.
Continues tomorrow…Insha Allah