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  • His parents refuse that he leaves mixed school where he fears temptation Date: 27-2-2017

    In the Name of Allaah, The Entirely Merciful, The Especially Merciful. Assalaamu alaykum. I am a public high school student who should be graduating the coming semester. However, due to the Fitnah (temptation, tribulation) in public schools and the bad friends that I used to have there, I want to enroll in an online school right now, even before graduating.. More

  • Buying Islamic clothes against mother's wish Date: 16-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholar. My father has given me pocket money. What should I do if I want to buy a cap or a thawb but I know that if I were to ask my mother if I can buy these clothes, she would not let me? Can I buy them without her noticing it? .. More

  • Joking with parents Date: 15-2-2017

    What is the limit to joking for children with their parents in order that it not be offensive? Does Islam allow children to joke with their parents? .. More

  • Helping parents watch TV Date: 24-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Can I give the TV remote, setup the TV (or pack the TV when moving), or set up the satellite dish for my parents? They watch Islamic channels as well as normal channels. Please advise. .. More

  • Forbidding son to read news for fear of radicalization Date: 15-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My mum told me that I cannot read the news online because she thinks that if I read about Aleppo and other Middle Eastern affairs, I might get 'radicalised'. This is what I read: With regard to that which is beneficial to the individual and is not harmful to the parents, there is no obligation to obey the parents, whether they forbid.. More

  • Caring for abusive father in old age Date: 3-1-2017

    My father-in-law was a very violent man in his youth, and he would regularly beat his wife with knifes and even break bones. He also used to beat my husband and his younger siblings in the same manner. However, he favoured his eldest son, whom he eventually took to live with him while abandoning his wife and his other six children. From the age of 18,.. More

  • Both sons and daughters obliged to serve parents if they need service Date: 8-12-2016

    I know that the financial responsibility is for the brothers and the father, but is it the daughters' duty to do housework for her dad when he is oldin Islam? If the father passes away, does it becomes the brother's resposibility to do housework for her, or does she have to do it herself if she is unmarried? I read on a website that it is the man's.. More

  • Controlling anger especially with parents Date: 7-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is there any way to control our emotions? I always get annoyed and grumpy and moody, and I unleashing it on my mother, who needs to be treated with the best companionship. On the other hand, I treat my fellow Muslims with the best companionship and make sure not to hurt their feelings in any way. This behaviour of mine makes me feel.. More

  • Father appointed daughter as leader over her brother Date: 1-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am in a strange situation. I live alone with my older sister (at university), and our granddad will come and stay with us for a bit. My dad says that there needs to be one decision maker, and not two, or things will go wrong. He says that I have to listen to my sister even if what I think she is saying is wrong, and so he has appointed.. More

  • Mother commands son to wear clothes he dislikes Date: 26-11-2016

    Assalamu alaykum, Shaykh. My mother often orders me to wear certain clothes that I do not like without a sound reason. For example, so that the people would not know that we are Muslims or so that they would not stare at us. And I am not only talking about the thawb; also regarding trousers and t-shirts, she obliges me to wear certain clothes (which.. More

  • Mother does not want son to buy religious books Date: 14-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Scholars. May Allaah’s peace and blessings be upon the Messenger Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, his pure Family, his Companions, and everybody who follows them in righteousness and goodness. I have a question regarding my mother, who does not want me to buy books related to Islam. She says that in these times, in which.. More

  • Changing Mathhab to obey father Date: 2-11-2016

    My father once tried to convince me to change my Madhhab (School of Thought). He did so because my neighborhood follows the Hanafi Madhhab, and so when they see me pray, they ask him questions about me. He tried to convince me and at one point said, "Change your Madhhab. If you go to hell we will go together. Do not go to heaven leaving us behind,".. More

  • Father insists that daughter pays rent though she lives elsewhere Date: 1-11-2016

    My father makes me pay rent to him while I do not even live in the house, and I was told that if I do not pay, then he will never speak to me again and cause problems for me. In the past, he once told me to get out of the house for not paying rent, and that was during night time. Is that normal? He is working at the moment. I pay to keep my relationship.. More

  • Ruling on parents confiscating child's property Date: 31-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. If I bought a phone with my own money and my mother sometimes gets angry with me and says that she will take my phone, is she entitled Islamically to confiscate my phone, which I bought with my own money? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Obeying parents in optional matters is recommended Date: 22-10-2016

    Can I eat with my wife in my room even though my father wants us to eat with him in the dining room? .. More