Questions tagged [parents]

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Disobeying parents

Asalamualaikum, I am asking for my cousin I wanted to know if disobeying your parents is haram under this circumstance. I have got A levels within a few months and I need to study. However my mother ...
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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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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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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 their ...
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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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For a married women, who's order is superior father or husband according to Islamic point of view?

Who's orders are superior for a married women father or her husband? What is in Islam about this thing?
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Does A woman has a right on her husband for providing a separate house?

As from many Hadith and sunnah it is prove that man should provide a separate room to his wife.Can a woman has right on her husband that he provide him a separate house on her demand ,if he is ...
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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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When someone do a sin why is it said that it might happen that children of that person have to pay for it?

i have heard many people that if someone do a bad deed or commit a sin such as doing something bad to some other person. he will have to pay for it either in such a way that his childeren have to face ...
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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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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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Is it okay for a father to hit his children as a punishment? And if so, what are the boundaries?

I just got curious on this and I want to know if this is allowed or not.
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How long do we have to obey the parents?

Do we have to obey the parents in every condition or they say or put on us, what if it is something that is continuos forever until you die, such as: always offer the sunnah prayers for every prayer, ...
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Is it obligatory to pray at the mosque for a baaligh?

I wanted to ask whether it is obligatory to pray at the mosque for someone who has reached the age of puberty, and if his parents disagree with him even thoufh he lives close, then in this matter what ...
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Can a girl tell her parents that she doesn’t want to get married at all? [duplicate]

I am a 25-year old Muslim living in the UK with my parents and siblings, and I have been in love with a non-Muslim man for 3 years. We agree this will not lead anywhere, both out families would not ...
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Can someone behave with his parents “rudely” if his parents are torturing him emotionally? [closed]

Someone's parents are very strict and unfair at many things. They torture their son emotionally. In this situation, does the son have any right to behave with his parents rudely? If the parents ...
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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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Minor lie in order to avoid mother's temper? sinful?

I feed a cat that isn't ours. I don't know if the owner neglects her etc. but she always comes to our house hungry. Sometimes I buy cat food but other times when it runs out I get food from the ...
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Is it ok to raise my voice to my parents in a respectful way?

Is it ok to raise my voice to my parents in a respectful way, just out of being upset? My parents do not find it disrespectful and don’t mind it when I do that.
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Priority of a married woman: husband or terminally-ill parents? [closed]

I got married eight months back and moved to the USA with my husband. Both my parents are aged and suffer from terminally ill diseases. My husband is very understanding and he sent me immediately to ...
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Islamically, is it okay to remind family members what you spend on them?

I never deny that my father has spent on me generously (since birth til today).. but he keeps reminding me of this constantly. Is that wrong of him to do, especially per Quran 2:264? O you who ...
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Is it bad to leave your parents if they giving you a hard life?

Is it bad/sinful for one to leave their parents coz they wouldn't allow their child freedom to live. Wouldn't allow them to do what they want to do wid their life (halaal way of course). And verbally ...
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Can a marriage be valid if the man is a revert whose parents are Muslim and Hindu?

Can a marriage be called valid if a Muslim girl marries a man reverted to Islam and had Muslim mother and Hindu father
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Should I listen to my mother who doesn't let me do wudu because I can get sick? [closed]

I'm a teenager (less then 15) and my mom doesn't let me wudu when its Fajr and sometimes other praying times in the winter. Her reason behind this is because I can get sick (as in very sick; I think ...
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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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Can a Man leave his parent's house to go live with his wife? [duplicate]

Can a man leave his parents' house to go live with his wife separately. Are there any rules defined in Sharia for this or any regulations to be followed.
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Is parent respect and care due even if they abused you?

In the Qur'an we are supposed to respect and care after our parents into their old age and death in the same way they cared for us when we were babies / kids / teenagers / adults. 17:23-24 says: 23....
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Can parents stop me from doing things that is not haram or obligate me to do something that is not wajib?

Does it matter if it's harus, makruh or sunnah? If they can stop me from doing completely halal, then that sounds similar to the sin of making something haram to halal to me. Please clarify.
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Is praying with a child enough for Jumu'ah (congregational) prayer?

If I perform the prayer with my son, or a brother or any child (5-10 years), is my salat considered Jumu'ah or Salah al jama'ah or not?
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What should I do when my parents prohibit fasting during Ramadan?

My parents say that I won't be able to fast during to fast during Ramadan
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Is it sinful to leave abusive parents?

Background: I am currently going through a very emotionally distressing moment in my life where I am unsure which path to pursue. As a child not even out of the womb my biological father did not ...
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Is it a sin to have a Ni'kah done behind your parents' back?

I am a young Muslim female (19), I am Islamic married but I have not told my parents or any of my family but there some such as my cousin sisters. All of my husband side of family know that we got ...
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What to do when my parents forbid me from marrying a girl due to caste?

I am trying to get married to someone I really like, and I have talked to her for 3 months now, not about anything bad but I know this is not the appropriate thing to do. I was not the best Muslim ...
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Does listening to someone being mocked for obeying his parents make me an unbeliever?

If a person makes fun of another person for refusing to do things his parents forbade him to do and I laugh listening to this mockery, am I a kaafir by making fun of Islam? You should know that the ...
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What if a girl is not happy with her parents' decision for her husband due to caste?

What does Islam say if a girl is not happy with the guy which her family found her, because of caste issues? The guy she likes keeps sending his proposal in the right way through the parents. And ...
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What can a convert do for a non-Muslim parent who has died?

If you are a convert / revert to Islam after your parent(s) have died can you do anything for them in terms of supplication or other forms of 'Ibadah to perhaps save them from the Fire or is it too ...
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How should I respond to my parents saying bad things to me? [closed]

My parents recently started cursing me about small things like not teaching my younger sister every day. They say things like you will be blind or nothing is going to go right for you. They started ...
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Are there any laws in islam that tells us it is a must to have marital intercourse upon closed doors?

Assalamualaykum, If a kid of a couple runs into them during their private time who leave their door open, how should the kid respond in an Islamic way? Are there any hadiths and or qur'an verses ...
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Obeying abusive parents? [duplicate]

Assalamu Alaikum, Since my early childhood my parents physically and emotionally abused me to the extent that I had mental issues. I was always faithful but under all the depression and confusion I ...
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Is it parent's obligation to pay for boy's marriage

I am a 24 years old guy and have been working in Software Industry for the past 2 years. I don't know what other details to put in this question! but, is it parent's obligation to pay for my marriage?...
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How do I convince my parents that I should marry the girl I like? Am I sinful if I deny my parent's choice? Are they sinful if they force me?

I am 23 years old and earning good money after my graduation since 2 years. We are 3 brothers only, no sister. My parents want me to marry a daughter of my aunt, but I do not like her. Instead, I ...
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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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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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Mother is diagnosed of terminal illness and she is too negative about it

My mother has been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. She went through one chemo so far and she is recovering. Even the doctors are very positive. However, she is extremely negative about her situation. ...
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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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Does saying kobul to a male 3 times without parental consent get you married?

I made a mistake 2 years ago by getting into a relationship with someone. I said kobul to him 3 times without the permission of my parents. We are not together anymore as I've realised that being in a ...
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I married my wife without my parent/guardian's permission; is it valid?

My mother refuses marriage with a girl (my cousin's sister in law). She says the girl's status is not same as me, and she lives in a village, that means my family is only concern to the social status....
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Why are we punished for the sins of others, e.g. Adam and Eve and children for their parents' wrongdoing?

We are told that no one will be punished for another person's sins. However when Adam (as) and Hawa (Eve) went against Allah (swt) instructions and ate from the forbidden tree, they were sent on Earth ...
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New Muslim in need of help [closed]

Truly there is no God but Allah and Allah is the creator and sustainer of all that existed, exists and can exist. Asalamu Alaikum, I am a recent convert 2 months in April and I have one very big ...
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Can my mother prevent me changing my name?

I am a Muslim revert. My mother is not Muslim. I want to change my name. I already have it picked out, and I love it. I started using it with some of my friends and business associates. But I wanted ...