The spouse is obliged to deal with their spouse in a sort and manner that is reasonable. Element of that sort and reasonable treatment is sexual intercourse, which he needs to do. Almost all of scholars set the full time restriction beyond which it’s not permissible for the husband to forego sexual intercourse at four months, however the proper view is there isn’t any time period limit; the spouse needs sex together with spouse relating to exactly just just what satisfies her.
Intercourse is obligatory upon the person if he’s got no reason. It was additionally the view of Maalik.
He (the husband) is obliged to possess sexual intercourse along with her, because Allaah claims (interpretation for the meaning):
“…so as to go out of one other hanging (i.e. neither divorced nor hitched)…”
meaning, neither divorcing her so that she will marry another or making her with no spouse because he’s perhaps not satisfying their responsibility of experiencing sexual intercourse with her.
Ahkaam al-Qur’aan, 1/374
Shaykh al-Islam (may Allaah have mercy on him) stated:
It is obligatory upon the spouse to possess sex together with wife relating to just what will satisfy her, provided that this may perhaps maybe not harm him actually, or keep him from earning money, and that’s maybe maybe not limited to four months.
Al-Ikhtiyaaraat al-Fiqhiyyah, p. 246.
It was narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be happy with him) that the Prophet (comfort and blessings of Allaah be upon him) stated: “If a person calls their spouse to their bed, and she will not come, the angels curse her until morning comes.”
Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 3065; Muslim, 1436.
Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah said: