Spending the Night
Question :

Is it mandatory for the husband to spend the night with his wife?

Answer :

It is obligatory on the husband to sleep next to his permanent wife during the night with amiability once every four nights. It is not sufficient to do so with avoidance and reluctance.

Having Sex
Question :

Is it obligatory on the husband to have sex with his wife?

Answer :

It is not permissible for the husband to abandon sexual intercourse with his permanent wife for more than four months. He must have sexual intercourse with her at least once every four months in the usual way to satisfy her sexual need. The same is obligatory with the temporary wife based on compulsory precaution.

Restricting the Wife
Question :

Is it allowed for the husband to restrict his wife to only attend one or two religious gatherings in a day, because it is necessary to give time to the children and the home?

Answer :

It is permissible, but it is better to explain to her and convince her that this is what she should do.

The Husband's House
Question :

Can I ask my wife to stop her job outside the house?

Answer :

The wife is not permitted to leave her husband's house without his permission.

Contacting the Family
Question :

Is my husband allowed to forbid me from contacting my family if he has a problem with them?

Answer :

You do not have to obey him in this issue unless your contact involves leaving the house without his permission or the usage of a means of communication that belongs to him. However, it is better to convince him to allow it.

Spending the Night
Question :

Is there any Islamic law that says that if no sexual activity happens from the side of the husband for a specific time then the marriage is invalidated?

Answer :

It is obligatory on the husband to sleep next to his permanent wife during the night with amiability once every four nights. It is not sufficient to do so with avoidance and reluctance. He must have sexual intercourse with her at least once every four months in the usual way to satisfy her sexual needs. Not doing so is considered a sin and she can then present her case to the hakim shar'i, i.e. the mujtahid.