Question 2: My father wanted to marry me off to someone by way of Shighaar marriage (exchange of daughters or sisters for marriage with no mandatory gift to a bride from her groom). I made a vow to observe Sawm (Fast) for nine months if this marriage did not take place. As the marriage did not really take place, do I have to fulfill the vow I made? I was fourteen when I made the vow and I had not started to menstruate yet. Also, I doubt whether I had other signs of puberty at that time or not. I observed Sawm for a whole month and then stopped. Do I have to fulfill the vow or not? May Allaah safeguard you! Al-salaamu `alaykum wa rahmatullaah wa barakaatuh (May Allaah’s Peace, Mercy, and Blessings be upon you!)
Answer: You are not required to fulfill the vow you made because you doubt whether you had reached the age of Takleef… read more here.