Family Ties

September 18, 2022 3 mins

How to Deal with a Physically Abusive Mother-in-Law Who Makes Up Stories?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question When my in-laws came to ask my father for my hand, my father stipulated that the only condition he has is that I will be allowed to study and work. At the time, they agreed to this. Since my nikah, they have gone back on their word, and I […]
September 9, 2022 4 mins

How to Convince My Wife to Move-In with Me?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I separated a year and a half ago due to fighting with my wife. She accused me of having an affair with my first wife. My first wife has remarried, and the two kids that I had with her stay with her. I also have two kids with my […]
September 7, 2022 1 min

Can I Live with the Old and Elderly Widow of My Uncle?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question I have a question regarding Khalwa between a man and a woman. I am currently living with the widowed wife of my great uncle (i.e. aunt by marriage) who I am aware is not a mahram. She is an older woman and well advanced in her years. This is […]
September 1, 2022 3 mins

How Can I Help My Divorced Sister Who Got a Proposal My Father Refuses?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My father is a stubborn old man but has done what he can for the family, and I respect him for that. One of my sisters recently divorced because her husband did something terrible. They have a lovely 4-year-old girl. My sister was approached by a suitor that wanted […]