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Is it wrong to “sever ties of kinship” in the case of an abusive relative?

It seems severing ties of kinship (family) is a serious issue. From Sunnah.com: 'Abdullah ibn 'Awfa reported that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said Mercy does not descend ...
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Does the Qur'an or Sunnah directly forbid male-female interactions aside from sex?

It is very clear that Quran forbids intercourse between man and woman before marriage. However, when it comes to relationships, the only close reference I have from Qu'ran is that we should "lower ...
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Is it permissible for a girl to chat with men online or follow them on Twitter?

I am girl and I don't usually talk to men but since I have started college so I have spoken to a few guys. Previously I had fell in love with a guy and was flirting with him over the internet. ...
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Is romantic love permissible before marriage?

Love is an uncontrollable feeling.* It may happen blindly. My questions are: Is it allowed in Islam? Can a guy and girl fall in love with one another before marriage? What if you love someone with ...
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Is it permissible to have a girlfriend without having physical contact with her?

At my university there is a girl that I love and I want to marry in the future. Can I be in relationship with her, if we keep ourselves away from sin? This girl is Muslim, she practices prayer (salah) ...
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Do actions (kissing, touching, etc) which could lead to zina (sex before marriage) count as a major sin?

People often talk of major and minor sins, minor being those which may be forgiven due to good deeds and regular prayer, etc, while major are those that one must repent for with sincerity for ...
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Can a woman make an unknown person her brother and share her life story with him?

Can a woman make an unknown person her brother and share her life story with him?
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In Islam, is it permissible for a girl to be close friends with a boy?

I wonder whether two persons who are not married to each other have a right to be friends or even close friends? For example, was there any women friends of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) ...
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Relationship before marriage [duplicate]

Is it haram for a man and a woman to have a romantic relationship before marriage? I'm not talking about something sexual of course that is a sin. But what if a guy and a girl in a relationship, but ...
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What should I do about prior attempts at seeking relationships and the effect it has with my current fiancé?

My fiancé question me as to whether I have a boyfriend and/or sexual relationship. I told him that I did not have any. But shaitan misguided him and he saw a boy in my Facebook account and thought he ...
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In what circumstance a Muslim can break the kinship?

Asalaam Alikum I want to know that in what circumstances a Muslim can break the Kinship. If a Sister leaves the home and marry against the will & in Absence of Moharram, Does the Family can ...
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Would it be permissible for me to go out for lunch/dinner with a person of the opposite gender?

Would it be permissible to take a person of the opposite gender out for lunch/dinner to know more about him/her. I mean if I like his/her ideologies, way-of-life etc I would go on to marry him/her. Is ...
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Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. - (Qur'an 33:40) But, in the same Surah, ...
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Is nikah permissible and valid if the man had illegal sexual relationship with the woman's mother and kept it hidden?

I have a friend who is 23 years old and when she was about 6 or 7 years old a friend of her father had illegal sexual relationship with her mother. However, she didnt knew and now she was in love ...
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Am I allowed to have female friends according to Islam?

I was in a relation with a girl! But we realized that it's haram, so by the will of ALLAH I broke up with her and made tawba, and I promised her that I will try my best to ask for her hands to her ...
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Is it allowed to make relations with Non Mehrams in social media? [duplicate]

I have noticed that people are very closed to the social media. Some people are involve in to relations with Non-mehrams. But my question is that if ladies are following shariah completely like doing ...
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Between wife or mother who has the right to stay in the son/husband's house?

Let's say that a man's wife and mother have a huge argument/fight. This issue has been brewing between them for a while, and there is no way for them to have peace with each other. There have been ...