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Does Islam allow parents to abuse their children?

In islam, parents are never allowed to abuse to mentally torture children. This is against islam. the best in islam is the one having best manners (towards everyone, including their own chidren). ...
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Does Islam excuse abusive parenting?

This is an excellent and important question. First of all, abusive behavior falls under the category of oppression. By treating you this way, your mother oppressed you. And the Quran has very strong ...
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What to do when my parents forbid me from marrying a girl due to caste?

This is such a common issue in many places. I am not going to repeat that in Islam there is no preference of a caste over another, nor a race over another, as it is already mentioned by many answers ...
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What to do when my parents forbid me from marrying a girl due to caste?

For the Pathan and Punjabi background, I would like to mention prophet Muhammad SAWW famous hadith: There is no preference for Arabs over non-Arabs, nor for non-Arabs over Arabs. Neither is their ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

Allah ordered his Prophet ﷺ to command his wives and daughters to cover themselves up: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل لِّأَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنَاتِكَ وَنِسَاءِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ يُدْنِينَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِن ...
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Does Islam excuse abusive parenting?

if you do not see any texts on proper parenting then you are not looking hard enough. The Prophet (ﷺ) told a man who never kissed his own children, "verily, whoever does not show mercy will not ...
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Can I be forced by my parents?

In Islam your father is your guardian as long as you are not married it is his right and duty to take part in your education and guide you to what is allowed and refrain you from what is prohibited in ...
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How to know that my father who has passed away some days ago is forgiven by Allah and he is at the best place?

Ordinarily, nobody is able to determine whether any specific person enters heaven. This is included within Knowledge of the Unseen (Ilm ul Ghayb). There's many Qur'an verses on this, e.g.: Say, &...
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Is it sinful to leave abusive parents?

I grew up with parents who will make Abu Lahb and Yazid look like angels. Since the of 1, all I can remember is PAIN from these so called parents from hell. My father took everything from us by the ...
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Is praying with a child enough for Jumu'ah (congregational) prayer?

From the hadith in Sahih Al-Bukhari quoted below, we can see that 'Amr ibn Salama lead the prayers when he was 6-7 years old. If a child could lead the prayers, and it counts, then he could definitely ...
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Need a reference for a hadith about staying at the grave after burial

There is a hadith in Sahih Muslim wherein 'Amr bin Al-'As says to his son: When you bury me, fill my grave well with earth, then stand around it for the time within which a camel is slaughtered and ...
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Can someone behave with his parents "rudely" if his parents are torturing him emotionally?

In Islam, your parents have a high amount of rights over you. After all, they raised you, taught you, and made you who you are. And your Lord has decreed that you not worship except Him, and to ...
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Who should you obey if your parents contradict each other?

You should find a way to please both of them, e.g. in your case consider having a conversation with them and explain your situation. In general, if obedience to both is mutually exclusive, then the ...
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What islam says about the parents who doesn’t care about their children’s religious practices i.e. prayer?

Asalaam Alaikum Our Lord, and make us Muslims [in submission] to You and from our descendants a Muslim nation [in submission] to You. And show us our rites [of worship] and accept our repentance. ...
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Mother is diagnosed of terminal illness and she is too negative about it

First of all, may Allah cure your mother, and grant her full and speedy recovery. Second, the most effective supplication now is: إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون ـ حسبى الله ونعم الوكيل ـ ولا حول ولا قوة ...
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Is it parent's obligation to pay for boy's marriage

I think once you are mature and could earn for your living you are responsible. And paying for your marriage is a way to show you are able to be in charge for your wife and family. And your parents ...
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What can a convert do for a non-Muslim parent who has died?

There is nothing to be done anymore. Maybe they had not heard of Islam and thus will be tested on the Day of Judgement but you can do nothing about it and nor can you remove their burden from them. ...
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What should I do when my parents prohibit fasting during Ramadan?

There are five conditions for being obligated to fast: The person is a Muslim The person has reached puberty and are accountable of their actions The person is able to fast The person is not ...
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Is it a sin to have a Ni'kah done behind your parents' back?

Being a young lady you sure need the permission/blessings of your parents or elders and also needed a "wali" who could have given you in marriage to the gentleman you are married to. It is noteworthy ...
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Who has the right to name the baby, father or mother?

To supplement the answers already given, evidence for the mother having the right to name the child includes the Quranic story of the mother of Maryam عليه السلام: وإني سميتها مريم I have named her ...
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What justifies having children if there is a possibility that they will suffer eternally in the afterlife?

for what i know, there is no such thing as "people who would not exist" , because every soul that god created will come to earth , whether by a Muslim family or atheistic family . As a muslim , if I ...
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Can a marriage be valid if the man is a revert whose parents are Muslim and Hindu?

The faith of the relatives of the spouse isn't a condition for marriage. Allah says in the Quran (2:221): And do not marry polytheistic women until they believe. And a believing slave woman is ...
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Is it ok to raise my voice to my parents in a respectful way?

Raising the voice is a universal sign of disrespect. Allah (ﷻ) said: يا أيها الذين آمنوا لا ترفعوا أصواتكم فوق صوت النبي ولا تجهروا له بالقول كجهر بعضكم لبعض أن تحبط أعمالكم وأنتم لا تشعرون O you who ...
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Can someone behave with his parents "rudely" if his parents are torturing him emotionally?

All religions give parents an honorable and very high status. Our indebtedness to our parents is so immense that it is not possible to repay it fully. In lieu of this, it becomes obligatory for us to ...
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Can a daughter give zakat to her mother ...?

If your mother is poor, then it is obligatory for you to spend on her anyways, you can not combine and eliminate this obligation with Zakat. Zakat can not be given to parents or children, but can be ...
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Is contacting a shop without your parents knowing wrong?

Talking with people is, in itself, not haram if the subject is not haram. The only way I can see this as unlawful is if your parents explicitly forbade you from calling the shop, or using the phone, ...
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What does Islam say when dealing with stupid and arrogant parents?

Islam requires showing good treatment, humility and utmost respect towards parents. وقضى ربك ألا تعبدوا إلا إياه وبالوالدين إحسانا إما يبلغن عندك الكبر أحدهما أو كلاهما فلا تقل لهما أف ولا تنهرهما ...
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Islam says we must obey our parents. What about when they ask us to do ridiculous things?

عن أسماء بنت أبي بكر رضي الله عنهما، قالت: قدمت علي أمي وهي مشركة في عهد رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، فاستفتيت رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم، قلت: وهي راغبة، أفأصل أمي؟ قال: نعم صلي أمك Narrated Asma' ...
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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?

A reconciliation is needed when there are two conflicting commands. The dua in salah is not obligatory, nor is it prescribed with only these words rather one is free to make any dua, some of the ...
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Is it haram for a daughter to use nasty words against parents?

A child is forbidden from abusing its parents. وقضى ربك ... وبالوالدين إحسانا ... فلا تقل لهما أف ولا تنهرهما وقل لهما قولا كريما And your Lord has decreed ... to parents, good treatment ... say not ...
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