Having awareness about these dangers is a requisite to seeking protection again them, which is discussed in my article, 7 Shields for the Muslim Against Fornication and Adultery.Check it out there., where a man involves in a sexual intercourse with a woman to whom he is not lawfully married.
(Perhaps, that requires an article of its own.) top There’re several situations and reasons that can easily drag anyone into it.
This is regardless of your marital status and the level of your religious commitment.
And when you have to, and must interact with the opposite gender, it should be in the open; in a professional setting. Let your use for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram be for good.
One should try as much as possible to ensure the presence of a third party. If you live in the Internet (and you know what it means to live in the internet. Do not allow them to lead you to pornography which leads to it or the secret habit.
Similarly, movies, dramas and some media materials can be damaging to the modesty of the Muslim, in many ways that could lead him or her to zina.
The Qur’an explicitly indicates that it is immoral and an evil way.
We also have the zina of the ears, when we listen to the ‘sweet-talk’ of the opposite gender.
All that or some of them could be inevitable, as the Prophet said.
This is commonly termed as “Allah has written for the son of Adam his share of zina which he commits inevitably.
The zina of the eyes is the sight (to gaze at a forbidden thing), the zina of the tongue is the talk.
And a married person (as well as a divorced or widowed from a legal marriage), who goes out of wedlock to commit it is to be stoned to death.