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  • Parents forbid him from wearing Ghutrah Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. I recently asked you about my parents forbidding me to wear a scarf over my head, and you sent me a fatwa saying that obeying the parents is not obligatoryin one's clothing,but I asked you this question since I thought that perhaps the rulling may change since I am wearing a Saudi scarf in a country were that is not common.. More

  • Obeying unjust mother Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question about a problem. I currentlylive in Europe, and my mother and sister live in Africa. I have bought a house, and I let my sister live in there with her husband without paying rent. My mother lives in another house, not with them. My problem is that my sister has betrayed me. I trusted her with my money, and she has.. More

  • Son going against father's advice Date: 31-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am writing to you in relation to a difficult situation that I am in, and I am seeking advice. Recently, something happened - but it is now over, and all praise is due to Allah alone - which made me make the decision to quit teaching the Quran for my safety, under the instruction of my father. However, after consulting a number of.. More

  • Father wants him to work in co-ed environment Date: 28-12-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. My father does not want me to work as a private tutor. He instead wants me to work as a lecturer in co-ed universities, not because this would enable me to earn more money, but because this position has a higher status and prestige. He feels ashamed to tell others that I am a private teacher. Also, please note that I am not in dire.. More

  • Joint bank account with non-Muslim mother Date: 27-12-2017

    Salam. My Christian mother has a bank account that has my name on it. However, I have zero access to it unless I go with her to the bank to show them my identification. My mother is not a trustworthy person. I have explained this multiple times to my dad and his family. My family were telling me that I can transfer the money to my own account which.. More

  • Taking father's permission before giving charity Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I give charity secretly. Partly because secret optional acts are better. Another reason is that if my parents come to know about my charity, I fear they will not let me give charity at all, especially my father. A few days ago, I helped one of my relatives by lending him some money. The situation was very urgent for him. My father.. More

  • Adult man asking parents to buy him pair of shoes Date: 1-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. I am 19 years old, and I love my parents and do not provide for myself. I hardly ever ask my parents to buy me things for mere pleasure, and I do not like to do this; rather, I feel that it is disrespectful. Recently, I saw a pair of shoes that I love (for a reasonable price: 30€, more or less) and would like to buy, but.. More

  • Mother has no right to sell son's books without his consent Date: 5-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Can my mother sell my old books in order to free up space in the house without my consent? .. More

  • Obeying parents in doubtful matters Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If my parents tell me to do something which is doubtful (I am not sure whether it is halal or haram), should I obey them or refrain from obeying them? .. More

  • His parents always nag about him getting better paying job Date: 8-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a B.Tech engineer; I currently work in the Middle East and earn a fair salary. I live with my child and wife here. I manage to give some amount to my parents; my father still works in a company. Whenever I speak to my parents, they are sad that my salary is not that much compared to so-and-so. I always make the point that whatever.. More

  • Father denies sons share in house which they all paid for Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question. My father-in-law build a home (meaning that he paid someone to build it), and my husband and his brother helped financially to build the home. The home is in my father-in-law's name. My father-in-law now denies today that my husban and his brother gave a lot of money for this home. He says that the home is all his... More

  • Parents refuse that son travels to live in Muslim country Date: 19-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum scholars. My question is regarding what it means to not be able to practice one's religion in a non-Muslim country. Currently, I am 19 years old, and I live in Spain. I would like to migrate and live with the rest of my family in Algeria (as we are from Algeria), but my parents oppose that. Here in Spain, I am able to practice all.. More

  • Dutifulness to non-Muslim parents Date: 9-8-2017

    I heard that the pleasure of Allaah comes through the parents; is this the case with disbelieving parents as well? .. More

  • Non-Muslim parents refuse daughter wears hijaab fearing harm Date: 15-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I converted to Islam around eight months ago. My mother is Lebanese, although she is Christian. My dad does not practice any religion. Two months ago, I started wearing the hijab. It was one of the best decisions of my life. Now, however, my dad is forcing me to take it off because he is terrified for my safety as I live in America.. More

  • Non-Muslim father demands daughter pays back cost of education Date: 13-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a daughter and I have three brothers and a sister. I am the only revert in the family and I am married. My father is asking me alone to give him back money that he helped me with. I have always given money to my parents to help them as they do not work, but now I have a 1-year-old child and I am five months pregnant; therefore,.. More