Divorce Is Only Allowed for a Need

The shaikh, Dr. ʿAbdullāh Al-Bukhārī, may Allāh protect him, said:

Imām Ibn Taimiyyah said:

What’s correct is that divorce, initially, is [considered] prohibited; it only becomes permissible for a need.

Jāmiʿ Al-Masāʾil, vol. 1, p. 48 with similar at vol. 1, p. 344; also see his book, may Allāh have mercy on him: Al-Radd ʿalá Al-Subkī fī Masʾalah Taʿlīq Al-Ṭalāq, vol. 2, p. 680.

Source: dr_albukhary/twitter.com. 15 Mar 22. 19:08 GMT+3.