Can I Marry a Girl After Fantasizing About Her Mother?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I once had immoral and bad thoughts about my future mother in law and masturbated to those thoughts. There was no contact between me and my future Mother in Law. Can I still marry her daughter according to Shafi’i fiqh? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Jazakum Allah for your […]

I Am Getting to Know a Man for Marriage, but He Tells His Mother Everything. How Should I Proceed?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am a very private person getting to know a man for marriage, but he tells his mother and friends everything we talk about, and he is easily persuaded by them. How should I proceed? Answer:Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. […]

My Mother-In-Law Is Not Sunni. How Should I Maintain Ties With Her?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I live in a joint family system. My husband and I are Sunni, but my mother-in-law is Ahmedi. The problem is even though I maintain a respectful relationship with my mother-in-law, I sometimes find it hard to ignore the clash between our beliefs. My husband has strictly told […]

How To Manage Problems With In-Laws – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

How To Manage Problems With In-Laws. A Muslim Perspective from Shaykh Faraz Rabbani The closest relationship a person will ever experience in their lifetime is with their spouse. In this SeekersGuidance seminar, we learn how to cultivate this union to the fullest, how to overcome common hurdles, and how to maintain a high degree of moral conduct and […]

I Live With an Abusive and Depressed Mother-In-Law – Should I Leave My Husband?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My husband is a good man. I have lived with my in laws, and not a day goes by where my mother-in-law does not fight with my husband over me. If I sit downstairs, she makes horrible remarks about me. I have now come back to my parents’ […]

Dealing with In-Laws With a Different Islamic Perspective

Answered by Dr. Bano Murtuja Question: I have been engaged for a year to a man who I really like. However, his father and stepmother have been a problem within our relationship. They truly dislike my family have accused us of following false Sheikhs, of engaging in Kufr because we do tasbih, or we say […]