Can My Brother Call My Stepmother Mom?

Answered by Ustadh Shuaib Ally Question: As salam alaikum, I grew up with my father, stepmother, stepsister, stepbrother, brother and sister. My sister and brother would call my stepmother mom. My stepsister would call my father Dad. In light of the following Hadith is it permissible to call them dad or mom when they are […]

Is My Stepmother’s Sister from My Unmarriageable Kin (Mahram)?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaikum, Is my stepmother’s sister from my unmarriageable kin (mahram)? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. No, your stepmother’s sister is not from your unmarriageable kin (mahram). You should avoid direct contact with her, but do so in a […]

What Can I Do About My Poor Relationship With My Stepmother?

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: As’Salamu Alaykum, I don’t get along with my stepmother.  She treats her own children better than my own siblings. I do everything I can to make her happy.  Most the time she is nice but sometimes she can make my life a misery. When she doesn’t get her way […]