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In-Laws Restrict My Daughter from Visiting Us

In-Laws Restrict My Daughter from Visiting Us

In this counseling answer: • Approach the scenario tactfully so as not to interfere in your daughter’s marriage. • Families ties can be maintained by understanding her in-laws’ behavior and dealing with them based on their concerns. • Do things such as uniting the families in joint gatherings, finding common grounds and making some compromises. …

I Love My In-Laws but They Ignore Me

I Love My In-Laws but They Ignore Me

Salam Aleikom, In this counseling video, you will learn: • Consider the positive interpretation of others’ behavior as well • Connect with Allah; it makes hard times feel easier • Join meetings with Muslims • Join online classes to learn about Islam *** Watch more: Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general …

I No Longer Accept to Be His Secret Wife

I No Longer Accept to Be His Secret Wife

In this counseling answer: “I would suggest that you both do it in private first, with his parents alone on a casual day. It will be surprising to them but do it slowly so they are able to digest it. It is his parents and he should be gentle and careful so he doesn’t come across …

Fiancée’s Mom Has a Bad Reputation; Shall We Still Get Married?

Fiancée’s Mom Has a Bad Reputation; Shall We Still Get Married?

In this counseling answer: • Ask Allah to guide you to make the best decision about what to do in this scenario. • You could buy a bit more time whilst trying to make the decision by arranging further meetings between the families to get to know each other further. • The most essential thing …

How Can I Reconcile Between My Husband & Parents?

How Can I Reconcile Between My Husband & Parents?

In this counseling answer: • You also know them better than anyone else so you know better how to talk to them in a way that they will be more responsive too. • A way to start the process is to find common grounds; something that they can all agree on and work for collaboratively. …

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My Mother-In-Law Turns Daughter Against Me

In this counseling answer: “Now for a moment, put yourself in your husband’s shoes and realize that he was raised that way, therefore, you have an advantage over him and with that advantage, you have to find a way to awaken him as to his rights for the best interest of your family including your …

What Right Does a Mother Have over Her Son's Salary

What Right Does a Mother Have over Her Son's Salary?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- The relationship between a woman and her in-laws and a man and his in-laws is based on mutuality and …

I've Started to Hate My Mother-in-Law

I've Started to Hate My Mother-in-Law

In this counseling answer: • Your husband should be the spokesperson for your relationship and your decision-making. • You could also work to improve the overall situation by being assertive. Salamu ‘Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry to hear about your situation at home with your mother-in-law. I ask Allah …

Sister-in-Law Accuses My Husband of Killing Their Mother

Sister-in-Law Accuses My Husband of Killing Their Mother

In this counseling answer: “While he cannot cut off ties with her as it is against Islamic principles, you can kindly suggest to him that you both go on with your lives without her being so involved.  You may suggest that he continue to help her out and make sure she is okay. However, beyond …

Mother-in-Law Accuses Me of Lying

Mother-in-Law Accuses Me of Lying

In this counseling answer: “Seek marriage counseling even with a non-Muslim if a Muslim counselor is not available. We get treatment from non-Muslim doctors when we are ill, so certainly we should seek counseling for our personal and marital problems even if a Muslim counselor is not available.” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for sending us your …



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