Questions tagged [parents]

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Prayer for another person

As-salaam 'Alaykum. Are you allowed to pray for Allah(SWT) to forgive your parents even if they are alive and they are also muslim?
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Is it still obligatory to obey a parent's command after they die?

For example, if my parent tells me to not play video games when I was a small child, is it still wajib to obey that command now that I am an adult and they have passed away when I was still a child?
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What justifies having children if there is a possibility that they will suffer eternally in the afterlife?

One of the subjects which I have been perplexed about is the conflict between procreation and antinatalism. Islam places great emphasis on the family unit and raising children. Of course, this is in ...
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Not allowed to have sex because of her parents

Asalamu alaikum brothers and sisters, The situation is that I live in Europe and my wife lives in Pakistan because I have not finished my study yet to have proper income for bringing my wife to ...
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Bad Thoughts about parents

Having bad thoughts or bad words thoughts about parents will Allah punish such person ? Is it a sin?
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Can i say no to a forceful marriage?

I am 23 years old girl and studying. My family wants me to get married. They are forcing me. But i am adamant at my decision. My dad is sick. He is emotionally blackmailing me to get married. I said ...
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Is motherhood the defined position for women?

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Our religion (Islam) has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood Is this true?
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Regarding abuse of children [closed]

If parents and older siblings who are in charge of their smaller siblings do wrong to a child, e.g cursing the child injuring the child making the child drink alcohol neglecting the child Are there ...
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Can parents force you to do alima classes?

I don't want to become and alima or do the classes because I feel I can't keep up with it. But my parents say they will put me in no matter what. Are they allowed to do that ??? ( I dont wanna ...
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What are the boundaries of obeying parents?

If one's parents are sinners, how can that person obey them ? What are the boundaries of obeying parents ?
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Do I have to respect my father even if he is leading me down the wrong path

He is Evangelical Christian and only believes the stuff that the media says about Islam and is always teaching me and my siblings that muslims will go to hell and such terrible things.He also abused ...
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My dad forces me to read quran and learn about islam [closed]

I'm 14. I am a muslim, but my dad forces me to learn quran and learn prayers from head. It makes me like islam less and takes me away from god. He never listens and doesn't understand. I want to learn ...
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Mother is being too kind without consideration in business in the eye of islam

Assalamualaikum Brother and Sister, I have been helping my mother business for almost 3 years out of 6 years, the whole years employees come and go either resigned or had to be cut off until we have ...
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How will Allah forgive me after shouting at my father?

My parents fight so much. My father screams at my mother and sometimes hit her (lightly) but it affects me and everyone in the house because we get scared. One day my father was super angry and ...
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Forcing to read the Quran

My parents are Huffaz الحمد لله and they want me to practice the Quran as well, I love the Quran, but I do not like being compelled to read it, because I would only see the efforts of my parents and ...
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Is it haram to move out before getting married?

My parents say it’s haram to move out before marriage. I’m gay though and I don’t want to disappoint god and my family for acting upon it and marrying a man. Would this mean I would have to marry a ...
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Do I have to get married even if I don't feel ready? [duplicate]

Does Islam require that I get married because my parents say so and because it would make them happy even if I am not happy or ready?
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Parent not allowing marriage to a converted Muslim because of perceived gossip; what is the ruling on this?

I want to marry a recently converted Muslim woman, but my mother won't allow it. My mother believes people will talk bad about the family. Should I obey her in this situation, or am I allowed to ...
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Child exploitation

Assalamu alaikum brother, my question is that Islam orders the child to obey his parents even if they ask him to leave his wife and give away his wealth as charity. But my question is if the father ...
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Will a hafidh go jannah even if he disrespected his parents?

Will a hafidh go jannah even if he disrespected his parents before he became a hafidh? This is a question I have always been curious about because i heard that the parents of a hafidh will have ...
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Does Islam excuse abusive parenting?

I recently learned from a well-read lecturer in my community that the Prophet (PBUH) once sat reiterating something along the lines of "Be good/obedient/dutiful to your parents" and someone asked, "...
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If you know your parents income is not halal, but you don't make a living yourself, what do you do, as per Islamic point of view?

My friend knows that the way her father is making money now is not halal, but she doesn't earn for herself, she's just 17, what should she do inorder to stay away from haram?
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What to do if I stole something but I am too selfish and scared to return it

So 6 month ago I stole 335$ from my parent because I wanted a phone but after I realized that I needed more and I couldn’t get it cause my parent were home so then it got me thinking and I immediately ...
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What to do if you have an abusive father? [closed]

My dad is an abuser. He hits and tortures my mother. He doesn't let her offer her prayers peacefully. He says you have become a saint who can't function at all and are of no use to the family. He ...
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How to deal with abusive parents

No matter how much i try my parents eventullay force me to raise voice before them am i sinful? What should i do? I have treid to find out online but they tell honour parents and thst is just not ...
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Zakat or to my mother [duplicate]

Is it wrong of me to give Zakat when my mom needs the money. My mom said I shouldn't give that much money when I could have given it to her. Is that wrong of of me?
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Is it ok to hit the child for not offering salah?

Is it permissible for parents to beat their children, if children are not offering salah?
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Does Islam allow parents to abuse their children?

I have tried to search for a hadith or some grounding in the Quran which shuns parents from abusing their own children. I could not find any. I am talking about verbal and emotional abuse. I ...
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Dealing with a toxic father in islam

I have an overdemanding, selfish, abusive(physically and verbally), oppressive, bossy, fornicating and unreligious father. He is a Muslim but doesn't even know how to pray properly. He doesn't fully ...
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Who to choose between husband or parents? [duplicate]

My husband and I had issues which led to separation for 8 months. My husband has apologised for his mistakes and wants me back. My parents are against that although I have forgiven him. Who should I ...
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Are parents responsible if a child leaves Islam?

Salam, Are parents responsible if a child decides to leave Islam ? If parents did teach Islam, rules, to the child during childhood.
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Which religion to teach children when different religion parents?

Salam, If a man is Muslim and his wife Christian, it is allowed, but which religion should be taught to children ? Is there example of sahaba, or famous religious person that was married to non-muslim ...
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Can I be forced by my parents?

Aoa I am a 14 year old and my father is forcing me to wear hijab. When i asked him why he wants me to do that he simply said because he doesn’t like me opening my hair and that she thinks girls look ...
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Asking for forgiveness in islam

I'm an orphan. When i was young there are times that i disobey my parents when they are still alive. My question is, is that true that Allah wont accept me and all my ibadah and wont look at me on ...
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Parents: Respect, Gratitude, Obediance

An-Nisa Aya 4:36 resumes in short the major virtues: وَاعْبُدُواْ اللّهَ وَلاَ تُشْرِكُواْ بِهِ شَيْئًا وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا وَبِذِي الْقُرْبَى وَالْيَتَامَى وَالْمَسَاكِينِ وَالْجَارِ ذِي ...
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Clarity regarding Aq Al-Walidayn

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, I want to know if for example, (1) your mother told you to put the milk on the fridge, and you don't do it because you're too tired, is this Aq Al-Walidayn? (2)...
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Should someone obey his step-parents?

Is it necessary for someone to obey his parents ( stepfather and stepmother)?
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Is it necessary to obey step mother and step father?

Allah says in the Quran that we must obey our parents, but is it necessary for us to obey our step mother and step father?
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How can a muslim with dead non-muslim parents reconcile “not asking forgiveness for his parents” and dua of 14:41?

I was taught to recite [14:40-41] in my salah: Our Lord, forgive me and my parents and the believers the Day the account is established." [14:41] And the verse 9:113 says I cannot ask ...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

I recently came across a quote on FB that was claimed as being a hadith. The summary of the quote was that after the janazah and burial of one's deceased parent, one should stay at their grave, ...
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Effect of disrespecting parents

I am now aware that disrespecting my parents is a major sin in Islam and if you do it you will not enter paradise and all your duas and prayers will not be accepted. However, when I was younger, I did ...
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Sometimes my parents are yelling and angry with me for no reason [closed]

Selam alejkum. I wanted to ask something releated to my parents that concern me to much. I love my parents very much and i try to respect them in any way possible. I know that Quran and our prophet ...
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How do you pay your debts to your parents?

I heard that praying and asking Allah is the best way besides trying your best to give parents what they deserve. They sacrificed everything they had for my future. I miss them a lot. What are some ...
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Is breastfeeding optional in Islam?

In Surah Baqarah (2) Allah says: Mothers may breastfeed their children two complete years for whoever wishes to complete the nursing [period]. Upon the father is the mothers' provision and ...
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Can a daughter give zakat to her mother …?

if a mother is financial week and other side a daughter is financially strong then is this right to support her mother and give her money as zakat, because zakat start from your family.is this right ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

At the age of around 20, I was forced to wear hijab by my father. I don't want to wear the hijab just yet, so I've worn it on and off since then. My dad once lectured me, forcing me to wear hijab or ...
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Does Allah accept a mother's bad dua' for her children?

Does Allah accept a mother's bad dua' for her children, even if she is so angry that she doesn't actually mean it?
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Islam says we must obey our parents. What about when they ask us to do ridiculous things?

My father asks me to do a lot of things that he's too lazy to do himself, and these things seem very wrong.  An example of this is him calling me from the mosque to come back home to turn on the TV ...
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Respecting parents who aren't deserving of the respect

Islam says our parents have the right to be respected. What if they don't deserve it? Does "respect" in this context mean that we should not disrespect them or does it mean that we must respect them?
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What is said about getting good deeds when helping sick parents?

My mother was very sick so I had to stay and sleep in the hospital for a few days and help her with walking, going to the bathroom, calling the nurse, trying to feed her,...etc. She is much better now ...