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Interesting question, something that always gets Muslims uncomfortable

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in response to reader comment: is sex all one sided in islam?

Submitted by Abdullah K. (India), Feb 1, 2011 at 23:41

Interesting question, something that always gets Muslims uncomfortable. While sex is supposed (or rather, allowed) to be pleasurable for the wife, there is nothing binding on the husband to ensure that it does. It is just one of those 'recommendations' that the husband may choose to fulfill if he wants and no moral penalty if he doesn't. Hence, most traditional Muslim men just ignore this part (given their lack of experience in the sex department, it also means they tend to find it rather strange that a woman might remain unsatisfied from their "wham bam, thank you ma'am")

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