In The Qur’an in (Surah 17, al Isra,, verse 32), Allah says:” [Sahîh al-Bukhârî and Sahîh Muslim] A young man once came to our Prophet (peace be upon him) and said: “O, Messenger of Allah give me a permission to commit fornication.” The Companions were angry with the way that young man who dared to ask such a thing from the Prophet (peace be upon him), but the Prophet (peace be upon him) did not grow angry and immediately asked him: “Would you like a man to fornicate with your mother?
” The young man replied: “No.” The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Hence other people do not like it for their mothers. ” The man said: “No.” The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: “Hence people do not like it for their daughters….” [Musnad Ahmad] Moreover, those who engage in fornication and do not repent are the most maligned of people.
In a recent survey conducted by Men’s Health magazine, 44% of the males said they’d had an affair with a co-worker at a holiday office party at least once in their life.
Islam is very clear on the topic of extra-marital affairs, and considers it as one of the major sins.
[…] Please click here to read the whole answer to question #3. A man and a woman repented from an unlawful sexual relationship, but they continued to kiss and embrace, but without a sexual relationship, then they got married after that. Firstly: A relationship between a man and a woman outside of marriage, which is what is called an unlawful relationship, is haraam, regardless of the level of this relationship and whether it goes as far as an intimate relationship or zina (sexual relationship), which is the most reprehensible and abhorrent type of sins and one of the gravest of major sins that poses the greatest danger to the individualâs religious commitment and faith, or it is less than that, such as looking, touching or kissing.
This question was posed to the Islamic scholars at Islamonline, and here is their answer: Zina (adultery) is nothing but evil.
Allah says: “The adulterer cannot marry any but an adulteress or an idolatress, and the adulteress, none mary her but an adulterer or an idolater; to the believers such a thing is forbidden” [: 3] Please note that extra-marital affairs may not involve any sex.
It could be an emotional affair via the internet, and that may itself be equally problematic and dangerous.
The following are some tips adapted from various Islamic sources, many work and spouse counseling sites, and Nina Chen for preventing un Islamic behavior and affairs in the workplace.
For Muslim men and women,- for believing men and women, for devout men and women, for true men and women, for men and women who are patient and constant, for men and women who humble themselves, for men and women who give in Charity, for men and women who fast (and deny themselves), for men and women who guard their chastity, and for men and women who engage much in Allah’s praise,- for them has Allah prepared forgiveness and great reward. This is why marriage is recommended as soon as one can afford to or early abstinence.