To be a good wife has become every woman in the world. That also happens for Muslim women that want to be a good wife for their husband and family. In forward to make a harmonic family, some Muslim women will do anything to be good wives.
For so many years, Muslim women believe that being a good wife can open Jannah’s door. Whether to make their husband or their family happy, a wife will try to do their best to make it come true.
Speaking of being a good wife, here we have some of the tips so you can apply them to your daily routine. Let’s check them out below!
1. Be a Better Muslim
The first thing first that Muslim women should do to be a good wife is at least they try their best to be a better Muslim. Nobody is perfect so that a wife should considering being a better Muslim for his husband. This will give them more benefit significantly.
The wife can do simple things such as waking up her husband to pray at Fajr, take him to read Quran together, and many more. Doing those good deeds may bring a wife to be a better Muslim than before. That can be one of the ways on how to make the marriage stronger in Islam.
Such as mentions in the Quran surah An Nisa verse 125 below.
وَمَنْ يَّعْمَلْ مِنَ الصّٰلِحٰتِ مِنْ ذَكَرٍ اَوْ اُنْثٰى وَهُوَ مُؤْمِنٌ فَاُولٰۤىِٕكَ يَدْخُلُوْنَ الْجَنَّةَ وَلَا يُظْلَمُوْنَ نَقِيْرًا – ١٢٤
“And whoever does good deeds, whether male or female, while he believes, they will enter Paradise and they will not be wronged in the slightest.” (QS 4: 125)
2. Be More Grateful
To be a good wife is correlated to the gratefulness you have towards what you have until now. Realizing so many grants from Allah that uncounted for wife and her husband makes wife should be more grateful.
Be more grateful will not only help you but your husband and your family as well. Moreover, it is already mentioned in the Quran surah Ar-Rum verse 21 below.
وَمِنْ اٰيٰتِهٖٓ اَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُمْ مِّنْ اَنْفُسِكُمْ اَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوْٓا اِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُمْ مَّوَدَّةً وَّرَحْمَةً ۗاِنَّ فِيْ ذٰلِكَ لَاٰيٰتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَّتَفَكَّرُوْنَ – ٢١
“And among His (greatness) signs is that He created partners for you from your own kind, so that you may tend to and feel at ease with them, and He has created between you love and compassion. Indeed, in that, there are indeed signs (of Allah’s greatness) for a people who think.” (QS 30:21)
3. Be a Respectful Wife
Being a respectful wife can be one of the good deeds to makes your husband happy. Your husband may need to know where you are, what are you doing, and who with the whole day while your husband is not around.
You can also make some Dua for newlywed in Islam to support your respectful act towards your husband. Telling you everything you do whether your husband is not around is a good deed that you can do. That can be one of the ways to be a respectful wife, which can help you to be a good wife for your husband.
Such as mentions in the Quran surah An Nisa verse 34 below.
اَلرِّجَالُ قَوَّامُوْنَ عَلَى النِّسَاۤءِ بِمَا فَضَّلَ اللّٰهُ بَعْضَهُمْ عَلٰى بَعْضٍ وَّبِمَآ اَنْفَقُوْا مِنْ اَمْوَالِهِمْ ۗ فَالصّٰلِحٰتُ قٰنِتٰتٌ حٰفِظٰتٌ لِّلْغَيْبِ بِمَا حَفِظَ اللّٰ
“Men (husbands) are protectors for women (wives), because Allah has favored some of them (men) over others (women), and because they (men) have provided a living from their wealth. So pious women are those who obey (to Allah) and take care of themselves when (her husband) is not around because Allah has taken care of (them).” (QS 4: 34)
4. Listen To Your Husband
Listen to your husband in a good way can be one of the ways for you to be a good wife. As mentions in the Quran An Nisa verse 34, the husband should give some pieces of advice so that his wife obeys him in a good way.
وَالّٰتِيْ تَخَافُوْنَ نُشُوْزَهُنَّ فَعِظُوْهُنَّ وَاهْجُرُوْهُنَّ فِى الْمَضَاجِعِ وَاضْرِبُوْهُنَّ ۚ فَاِنْ اَطَعْنَكُمْ فَلَا تَبْغُوْا عَلَيْهِنَّ سَبِيْلًا ۗاِنَّ اللّٰهَ كَانَ عَلِيًّا كَبِيْرًا – ٣٤
“The women you worry about Nusyuz, you should advise them, leave them in bed (separate beds), and (if necessary) beat them. But if they obey you, then do not look for reasons to trouble them. Indeed, Allah is Most High, Most Great.” (QS 4: 34)
5. Avoid Bad Deed
Is it allowed in Islam to celebrate your wedding anniversary? Well, it can be one of the good deeds you can do with your husband. Instead of doing a bad deed, avoid one can be a good way by doing a good one such as celebrating your anniversary.
To be a good wife for your husband is correlated to avoid bad deeds that bring you into sin for you and your husband by making some Dua strengthen your marriage. That can be a good way so that you will have a happier life with your husband.
Moreover, minimizing doing bad deeds towards your husband can keep your marriage lasting forever. Besides, Allah may grant you and your husband a Jannah because of that good deed and capable to avoid types of Talaq in Islam.
Such as mentions in the Quran surah An Nisa verse 31 below.
اِنْ تَجْتَنِبُوْا كَبَاۤىِٕرَ مَا تُنْهَوْنَ عَنْهُ نُكَفِّرْ عَنْكُمْ سَيِّاٰتِكُمْ وَنُدْخِلْكُمْ مُّدْخَلًا كَرِيْمًا – ٣١
“If you stay away from major sins among the sins that are forbidden to do, We will certainly erase your mistakes and We will enter you into a noble place (heaven).” (QS 4: 31)
So, there are some of the tips for being a good wife in Islam that you can apply in your daily life. Most of them are recited from the Quran verses so that it is lawful to do. Have you ever try one of those tips?