Nikah (Marriage) Without Witnesses?

QUESTION

I knew a boy and we decided to do nikka on phone. But there was no imam or witness present. No meher was paid aftee that. We both knew the nikka was not valid since no witness was present. We did recite everything and also asked each other’s approval 3 times.

Recently I have heard, that nikka without witnesses is ACCEPTABLE in some circumstances. None of our parents or anyone was informed of this before. Is the nikka valid? Please help me I no longer talk to this boy. Continue Reading