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  • The husband is not entitled to command his wife to cut her relations of kinship with her parents Date: 15-10-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum. During and after my wedding, there were some problems between my husband, my in-laws, and my parents. Things got pretty ugly. My parents were not giving my husband the respect that he deserved as their son-in-law, and my husband was rude during some of the fighting that went on after the marriage. We had two very big incidents where.. More

  • Father is not entitled to control son's career choices Date: 5-10-2015

    As-salamu alaykum I seek guidance on a matter. To keep things short I am 21 year old male living with my father (mother and father seperated). I recently graduated from university with a Aerospace Engineering. With my major, there are very few job oppertunities and most are either on outskerts of the country (airports) and the rest are in manufacturing.. More

  • His mother wants him to cut ties of kinship Date: 13-9-2015

    My mom has told me to not uphold the ties of kinship with my paternal aunts and uncles because they backbite, gossip and slander her character. She is scared that they will try to brainwash me, turn me against her, and try to persuade me to reconcile her with my father, who tortured and abused her for more than 20 years. Should I keep the ties of kinship.. More

  • Impermissibility of parents asking their daughter to expose her beauty before non-Mahram men Date: 30-8-2015

    A religiously-committed young girl adheres to the Islamic Hijaab and strives in preserving her religiosity, but her parents ask her to wear trousers and t-shirts indoors and expose her beauty and adornment, given that her non-Mahram (permanently unmarriageable) young male relatives, cousins and brothers-in-law, enter their house freely without seeking.. More

  • Her father forbids her from visiting mother who remarried Date: 25-7-2015

    Assalam Aleikum...., My parents divorced and my mum got married to another man. my dad restrict me from going to my mum's place. he also added that he wont be pleased with me in this world and the hereafter whenever i go to my mum's place,i should only meet her any where else but not her house. my mum refuses to meet me any place other than her house.As.. More

  • Parents request that son discloses his income Date: 15-6-2015

    As-salamu alaykum I seek guidance on a matter. To keep things short I am 22 year old male living with my family. Alhumduallah the family is well off but recently because of my illness the government has decided to provide funding for myself to help. My parents have asked for the exact figure. I have given an estimate but my parents still want to know.. More

  • Traveling to continue studies when mother is sick at home Date: 15-5-2015

    Assalamualaikum Syaikh,I'm from Indonesia, and I always find this website to be very helpful to me. I wanted to ask in Arabic, but I'm not really fluent in it, so I decided to go with English. I will try to explain this subject briefly.I'm 22 years old, and Alhamdulillah have finished my bachelor in Sharia Economics in Indonesia. Now, I really want.. More

  • His father openly flirts with the housemaids Date: 28-4-2015

    Asslam o Alaikum,My father flirts with my house maids, by saying immoral words etc. to them. In reaction they insult him or if they are not pious they enjoy his remarks and such things keep on going in my house. This has been happening since last many years.I have two young sons and a wife. I fear he is setting a bad example for them and destroying.. More

  • He accuses his mother and brother of stealing his money Date: 9-3-2015

    As-salamu alaykum I am a sunni muslim. I am 17 years old. My brothers name is Yasser. Yasser is 19. I recently found out my mother and brother stole money from me. They stole 800 euro. My mother is extremely well off, so is my brother. They are not short of money. I only found out because all mighty Allah helped me. My mother claimed she had no idea.. More

  • Father continually refuses eligible suitors for his daughter Date: 12-2-2015

    My question is regarding my father. My father doesn't Want to get me married off.I m 30 year old Muslim girl living in India.He has been rejecting suitable proposals since 8 years. My mother and brother had arguments with him but no use.He said he will not do it again bt a lot of people informed my brother that he again ignored proposal. Earlier my.. More

  • Mother has no right to force son to divorce Date: 3-2-2015

    Assalamu alaikum, Please refer to your answer to my question on Fatwa No: 251251. My wife and two kids have returned to my home after intervention from my uncles. This is not without issue. My mum has become furious because she was not aware of her return until later coupled with the trauma of the death of my father. my elder brother called my uncles.. More

  • Praying Naafilah prayers to avoid parents' anger Date: 17-1-2015

    What if someone: Normally prays just they Fard namaz but their parents shout at them when they see him/her not praying the extra namaz so when they are in the room he prays those extra namaz so he does not get shouted at. Does it count as minor shirk? .. More

  • Parents not responsible for the actions of children if they are not a cause Date: 14-1-2015

    Assalamuilaikum. Before i reached puberty i committed kufr but i know im not responsible for that because i didnt hit puberty yet at that time but is my parents responsible for that sin i committed before i baligh? And im just curious how the parents being responsible for the child's sins. Is it like when the child committed a sin like swearing, then.. More

  • There is no limit on dutifulness to parents Date: 24-12-2014

    Is there such a thing as spoiling your mother or parents too much? I volunteer to do most of the work around the house Alhamdulillah which is one of the main causes that has led to my mother's unhealthy state, but the only way she will do the housework is if I take it easy or stop all at once - which she won't like at the moment but afterwards she feels.. More

  • Her father will not bless her wedding unless it contains music and dancing Date: 18-12-2014

    At the moment you can say i am engaged and planning to get married early February, In Shaa Allah. Me and my fiance are having problems as him and I dont want a wedding as we understand that it is haroum, my parents want a wedding in a hall with music and dancing. My dad says the only way he will bless my marriage is by doing what he wants. What can.. More