In this episode, we’re joined by psychoeducator, author, internationally renowned speaker and founder of Deen with Dunya, Ustadha Dunia Shuaib.

As a marriage educator, sister Dunia combines the Qur’an, Sunnah and the latest developments in psychology to help thousands of Muslims find greater peace, harmony, love and intimacy in their relationships.

During the show, Dunia shares some important reminders and tips on how married couples can enhance their relationships by using the greatest example sent to makind: the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) himself.

Sister Dunia has also launched her Secrets to Lasting Love online course in which she teaches some key principles that are statistically proven to increase happiness and satisfaction within relationships.


For our dedicated Deenspiration podcast listeners, you can enjoy a $20 discount on sister Dunia’s course. Simply enter the code: MASTERMYMARRIAGE at the checkout page.


In this episode, we cover the following:

  • Who is Dunia Shuaib and how did she enter the field of psycho-education?
  • Why are so many relationships failing these days?
  • What are some factors we should consider before marriage?
  • Why is it so important for Muslims to study love and relationships?
  • What are some of the most common problems people face in their marriages today, and why?
  • What are some keys for maintaining a strong, healthy, long lasting marriage?
  • The difference between men and women’s emotional and physical needs
  • How the Prophet (pbuh) used to treat his wives
  • A heartwarming example of how present the Prophet (pbuh) was in his relationship with A’ishah (may Allah be pleased with her)
  • Question from a listener: What’s the best way to build trust with your new spouse?
  • More info on the Secrets to Lasting Love course by sister Dunia

Today’s Ayah of the Day

“And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.” [Qur’an – Surah Ar-Rum, 30:21]



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About Dunia Shuaib

Sr. Dunia is a certified marriage educator, host of Deen with Dunia, motivational speaker, lecturer and author. She combines the Qur’an, Sunnah and psychology to help Muslims who are striving to create and maintain a harmonious relationship between their deen and dunya. Dunia is passionate about helping Muslims in their relationships. In addition to her focus in providing psychoeducation, she has been doing extensive research to pinpoint the problems in Muslim marriages in the West and to help find practical solutions. Learn more from Dunia at:

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