Husband's Rights in Islam – 1. Husband's Desires Must Be Met At Once
1. HUSBAND’S DESIRES MUST BE MET AT ONCE
Man’s sexual needs are considered so urgent that it is better for food to burn in the oven than a man to burn in waiting for his wife to satisfy his desire. If she refuses, the angels of heaven will turn against her.
The prophet of Allah said: When a man calls his wife to satisfy his desire, let her come to him though she is occupied at the oven.” (agreed upon)
The messenger of Allah said: Whenever a man calls his wife to his bed and she refuses, and then he passes the night in an angry mood, the angels curse her till she gets up at dawn.’
The belief that men’s sexual needs are more important than those of women’s needs was not only held by the early Muslims, but also by modern-day Muslims.
A contemporary scholar wrote:
Allah the most high has fashioned the woman’s psychological and physiological make up in such a way that man’s pleasures are satisfied in her more than her pleasures satisfied in him. Not only that but she also finds her happiness in feeling so.”
Another contemporary scholar wrote: Sexual intercourse is an action, and the woman does not act.”
The famous commentator Qortobi said:
The woman was created so that man can rest in her … for by her he gets rid of his sexual storm. The female sexual organ was created for men. For when Allah the most high said ‘(You) leave what your Lord has created for you of your wives?'” Allah made it known that that place of the woman was created from man for man’s sake. So the woman must yield it whenever the husband calls her. If she refuses then she is an oppressor and in a grave position. Sufficient proof of this was reported from Sahih Muslim in the Hadith that says, ‘When a man calls his wife to his bed, and she refuses, the One Who is in the heaven will be angry with her until he [her husband] is pleased with her”