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I Am a Young, Unmarried Woman in a Chaotic Family Home. Is It Permissible for Me to Move Out?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I have brothers who have moved out and have children. Whenever they come and visit my parents and me they behave in an impolite and reckless way. I am financially supporting my parents, they are not. Is it permissible for me to buy my own home in order […]

How Do I Mend Ties With My Estranged Brother and His Family?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I live abroad and I am unable to visit my parents regularly. I feel that they are being neglected by my other siblings who live in the same city. My sister-in-law has completely cut herself off from my parents. I have tried to speak to my brother about […]

How Should I Uphold My Family Ties?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum. How should I uphold my family ties? Who does it apply to? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. Keeping up your warm family ties (silat al-rahim) is necessary because of the undue harm and hurt caused […]