This book explains the the essentials of marriage including the marriage proposal, when the proposal is made, and unlawful proposal and how to choose your perfect partner. It then goes on to explain the fundamentals of marriage the rights the couple owe one another. It is different from many other similar in that it is written by a scholar and it discuss the Opinions of the different schools of thought. The author, Sheikh Muhammed Rif'at 'Uthman is the author of several authoritative books. He is also well known thought the Muslim world as a lecturer specializing in Sharia law. And he currently services as head of the faculty of Sharia at al-Azhar University.