Intervening in My Friend’s Marital Problems

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: I know someone who is married and is constantly taking abuse and being disrespected by his wife. He has children and is righteous. It is also questionable as to whether his wife is a Muslim as she has doubts about Islam. He doesn’t tell his family about his problems […]

My Husband Mistreats Me and He Doesn’t Pray

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question:I’m having some issues with my husband.  He leaves me alone at night with our infant child while he spends time with his friends.  Often he sleeps on the couch instead of in the bed with me.  I told him this hurts me but he doesn’t care.  I feel unwanted. […]

How Does a Child Deal With Parents Who Fight Each Other?

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: My question relates to a common practice in my country.  If your parents are fighting amongst each other, and your father is hitting your mother and in response your mother is hitting your father, and both abusing each other and not stopping, and the child can’t just stand […]

Muslim Scholars On Spousal Abuse: “In Islamic law it is absolutely unlawful to abuse a wife, injure her, or insult her dignity.” – Allahcentric

Muslim Scholars On Spousal Abuse Courtesy of Sidi Khuram’s exhaustive research at Allahcentric Regarding the recent UAE Federal Supreme Court ruling stating that a husband can beat his wife and children so long as no marks are left (reminiscent of Guantanamo-style torture sessions), Shaykh Jihad Brown of the Tabah Foundation responds that spousal abuse is […]