Family Ties

September 28, 2023 3 mins

Am I Wrong For Moving Out?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question After my marriage, my sisters influenced my mother and they behaved badly with me and my wife and didn’t even care about my daughter. My mother always took the side of her daughter.  After arguing for a few months, I realized that we cannot live together in one home, […]
September 26, 2023 4 mins

How To Deal With Parents Who Religiously Suppress Their Children?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I live with my in-laws and a brother-in-law. My husband and I used to live in a separate portion but my mother-in-law reclaimed it saying that she has a right to do what she wants in her son’s home. My in-laws own property from which they get rent and […]
September 21, 2023 6 mins

What Are the Rules Related to My Non-Muslim Grandparents?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question My parents (may Allah bless them) converted before I was born, Alhamdulillah. However, I understand that they were both born from parents who were not married, as is unfortunately common in Western culture. Does this mean that ONLY my grandmother’s parents (if they were married), relatives, siblings, and children are […]
September 20, 2023 3 mins

How To Survive in a Family That Is Cursing Me All the Time?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My family is temperamental, and I used to be patient with them and seek their forgiveness if I was at fault. They would mock me, saying, “You always seek forgiveness. Shameless!” I avoided talking to them, except minimally, but they mocked me for that, too. Now we argue sometimes, […]