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Cutting Ties to In-laws

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked if it is permissible to cut ties to in-laws who are abusive in order to ward off harm to oneself and one’s children. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am in need of advice. As a daughter in law, I have cut ties with my husband’s brother […]

I Hate My Future Wife’s Father

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked for advice concerning the hatred a person feels toward a future father-in-law, and how they fear that may ruin the marriage. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I hope everyone is well. I really hate my future wife’s father. I really love her and I don’t want […]

I Converted to Islam but My In-Laws Do Not Accept Me. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I was Hindu but converted to Islam and got married to my husband. His family does not accept me. Please, how do I have a successful love marriage? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for reaching […]

Living with My Mother-In-Law Is Challenging. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have been living with my mother in law and though she is a generous and kind person, we don’t mix well. I just find her presence all day everyday to be too interfering for me and my husband, especially because we have a child. I […]

Is It Permissible to Live Separately From In-Laws?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum My mother in law is a single mother and my husband is the only son. She is being rude with me, she bosses around me and my husband. Any decision we take should be under her permission. I am not happy with this atmosphere. Is it permissible […]

My In-Laws Place Me Under a Lot of Pressure. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I live with my in-laws and they place me under a lot pressure, as if I will take their son away from them. I have no privacy. I cannot talk to my husband when I am not home. They force me to wear niqab, even though […]

Should We Ignore Our Abusive Sister In-Law?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum We have tried our best to make my brother’s wife welcome and at home in our home. She comes with my brother every week to greet my mom. Lately she has been very rude openly and tells lies to my brother about us. Most of the time […]

My Wife Struggles to Have Privacy in Our Family Home. What Do We Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My wife, children and I live with my elderly parents and brother. My wife is unhappy because she needs to wear hijab everywhere in our home except for our bedroom and bathroom. She has no privacy elsewhere in our home. My elderly parents say that she […]

Is It Permissible for My Husband to Cut Ties With His Abusive Parents?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My husband’s parents have told their sons to divorce their wives and take their money. Alhamdulilah, my husband has stayed away from his parents and so our marriage has survived. He fears their bad influence, so he has cut ties with his parents. Is that permissible? […]

My Wife Doesn’t Get Along With My Mother. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I live with my mother, wife, and child. My wife doesn’t get along with my mother. If my mother tries to give her advice, she takes it the wrong way. My mother is old and I don’t want to leave her and move out. What do […]