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Who Do I Have to Maintain Kinship Bonds With?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalamu alaykum Who do I have to maintain kinship bonds with? Answer: Wa alaikum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Short answer: One’s kin (arhaam in Arabic) with whom it is obligatory to maintain bonds include all of one’s blood relations who are Muslim (however, regarding parents, the obligation remains […]

Abuse and Breaking the Ties of Kinship

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As-salamu alaykum, Fisrt: Can you please tell me the Islamic ruling for a person who wants to distance themselves from a family who repeatedly subject them to various kinds of abuse such as emotional, discrimination, neglect almost on an everyday basis over many years, with no signs of stopping? […]