Questions tagged [parents]

Refers usually to the biological father and mother

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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 ...
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Can my parents enter paradise [duplicate]

My mom and dad are deceased, now, i wonder if my mom and dad will enter paradise, they grew up in a catholic religions, they have never know or hear about Muslim religion, but both of my parents are ...
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Till which age, it is the obligation of parents to keep their children?

As a general rule, it is the obligation of parents to keep and train their children till they become able doing their affairs. I was wondering if Islam has mentioned any specific age for it. For ...
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How much right does a child have over their parents?

Sometimes the parent may be in the wrong, does the child have the right to correct their parent or go against them or is that not permissible. For example, it may be that the child has learnt ...
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Do my parents get ethem (bad deeds) for the way I choose to dress after tring to influence me to dress more modestly?

My mom does not like the way I dress and is enforcing a change on me. I am a 17 year old and I wear the hijab. I don't dress as modest as I'd wish to be. My mother doesn't always approve of certain ...
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Conflict of personality

Is calling Shia and Wahhabis non Muslims, calling lavish Quran kawanis (collective reading naats) etc, I am opposed to it as I have believe that Allah should be only one who has right to call anyone ...
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Can I disobey my parents when they don't allow me to work? [closed]

I'm 15 years old, and I finally found a job, but my parents tell me that I shouldn't work and I should tend to my studies. See, I tend to my studies, and I just need some cash, and I give every single ...
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My parents forbid me to marry; what happens if I commit zina?

I am a 23-year old boy and doing a good job in capital of Pakistan. We are only 3 brothers, no sister (reason to tell is there no responsibility of her marriage). I am eldest of all, we are a upper-...
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Children disabled because parents have sinned

I am from a culture where people say they follow Islam, but they keep saying strange things to me which don't seem to fit in with what I am reading in the Quran. For example, one of the things people ...
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Is not husband having no right over wife's salary a bit injustice?

Suppose i am married with a earning wife. We both earn the same. I am only son of my parents and she is also only issue of her parents. Now as i have to look after her expenses and also my children i ...
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Gave qurban to parent

I didn't do qurban (قربان) yet, but yes I do sadaqah. In fact of Sunnah that any Muslim around mosque, no matter he is rich or poor, anyone got qurban include my family. But in personal reason that we ...
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Can my Parents refuse to let me go to my husbands house to live once married?

I am to be married and my to-be-husband wants me to go and live with him in his home where his whole family is. He has a job there also. The problem is my parents do not want to send me as it is in ...
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Does Islam encourage the kissing of an elder person's hands and feet?

I have heard that according to Islam we should kiss the hands of our parents to show respect. Fatima (may Allah be pleased with her) used to kiss the Prophet (SAW) hands and give up her space for him ...
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Who has the right to name the baby, father or mother?

I am aware that this is the right of the parents to name their newborn (children). (It could even be counted as a wajib/mandatory practice for parents to choose an appropriate and Islamic name for ...
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Is it okay to get married then a year or so later tell the parents?

Suppose you are an adult (according to Allah) like 16-18, but a child according to society and your family, and you want to get married for Islamic reasons (keeping away from zinnah [adultery]) and ...
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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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Do I have the right to marry individually in the manner I desire, against the will of my parents?

I am a born Muslim living in Canada. Six months from now, me and my 3 siblings are about to get married. My father claims that the marriage will be 'Islamic' but wants to spend thousands on dresses of ...
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How to overcome the bad effects of mother's curse?

When he was a child, a Muslim brother's mother would curse him when she was angry with him owing to his naughtiness with words like "May you always cry in your life," and other such strong curses. ...
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Do the children need to respect their father who provoked their mother to commit suicide?

A couple was in the habit of having constant conjugal fights. In the course of one such altercation, the husband asked the wife, "Can't you get any poison?". The wife then and there got the ...
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Parents wish on marriage

Is it permissible in Islam to not listen to the parents when what they are asking us to do is against the sharia?
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Are children punished for the sins of their parents? Or rewarded for their good deeds?

Does Allah (swt) punish (in this life and in the Hereafter) the sons/daughters for misdeeds committed by the father/mother? Are sons/daughters rewarded (in this life and in the Hereafter) for the good ...
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Children's rights (Son)

I've heard that the father is responsible for his children in-terms of clothing them, providing them with food, shelter (financially to put it simply), as in all the basics of life. Assuming this is ...
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What should a Muslim do if his parents are Muslims but they don't pray?

If a Muslim's parents are Muslims but they don't pray, and they don't want him to pray at mosque, but they want him to pray at home although the mosque is near home. Then what should he do?