I hate to break it to you, but Jerry Maguire’s famous, “You complete me” line is pure pop culture crack.
Why do I say this? Well, it’s because many people have this conception that they’re waiting for their “soul mate”, their knight or princess that will somehow fix their broken heart and complete them.
The Prophet (peace be upon him) famously said, “Marriage is half your deen.” Here’s what this doesn’t mean:
- your deen is only half complete before you are married
- you are only half a person and need someone else to “complete” you
You need to be a complete person in and of yourself before you get married. You can’t expect someone to come into your life and fill in the missing gaps of your character and religion. Continue reading “Love Notes P2: Lessons about Love from the Sunnah”