Marrying a working woman

Q 1: I know a Muslim girl. I want to propose to her but I am hesitant about this as she is working outside the home. You may be aware of the usual lifestyle in Europe, especially in France. I would like to tell you that (Part No. 18; Page No. 395) I have not talked to her about this matter yet and her parents know nothing about this matter. I want to know the juristic ruling on this question as a lot of young people in France and other European countries are asking this question and find no one to provide them with an answer.

A: We advise you to get married without delay so as to safeguard your chastity; particularly as you are living in a foreign country with disbelieving people. Also, you have to choose a religious and chaste wife to help you abide by Allah's Purified Shar` (Law). If you seek to marry a religious woman, Allah (Exalted be He) will guide you to the best choice by virtue of your good intention. May Allah guide us and you to what is good for both our religion and our life. May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.