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Abusive Mother-in-Law Wants to Control Our Life

Abusive Mother-in-Law Wants to Control Our Life

In this counseling answer: • It is your husband’s job to stop his mother, not yours. • I think moving away from your mother-in-law would be appropriate under the circumstances and may be the only solution (while, of course, you wouldn’t cut ties with her completely!) • Ask Allah (swt) to help you! As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum …

He Wants a Wife Who Serves His Mom

He Wants a Wife Who Serves His Mom

In this counseling answer: • While there is nothing wrong with cooking, cleaning, and washing clothes, there is a problem as it appears that this is the main reason why he wants to marry her. • Evaluate the situation in relation to what Allah has designated marriage for. • Envision her future life with him and ask herself …

Breastfeeding in Closed Room Annoying My Mother in-Law

In this counseling answer: •There is a need in this situation to maintain good relations with your in-laws, so do continue to reassure her that you are not trying to avoid them. •During times when you are not in the room, try to engage with them as much as possible to try and diminish this …

Is Wife's Mother a Mahram After Divorce

Is Wife's Mother a Mahram After Divorce?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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: The mother remains a mahram for her daughter’s husband even if he divorces her daughter. Responding to your question, Dr. Salah Al-Sawy, President of the Shari`ah Academy …

Wife's Ultimatum: She or My Mother

Wife's Ultimatum: She or My Mother

In this counseling answer: “You will need to talk to your wife and your mother separately and deal with the issues they face with each other. The blame game will not get anyone anywhere. Your mother can’t make your wife feel inferior and vice versa.” As-Salaamu ’Alaikum brother, May God make it easy for you. The …

I Can’t Bear Living with My Bossy In-Laws!

I Can’t Bear Living with My Bossy In-Laws!

In this counseling answer: • Recognize what a blessing Allah has given in not just one area of your life but two. • Go live with your husband. • Your mother in law is your mother’s sister, so ask your mother as I believe she knows from experience how and what works best in terms …

Tips on Dealing With a Difficult Mother-in-Law

How to Deal With Difficult Mother-in-Law

Sometimes dealing with a difficult mother-in-law can be somewhat challenging. Wives should remember though that their gain can somehow  feel like her loss. If one’s mother in law is dominating, how can she deal with it? How do we adjust when we  get married. How to Deal with Difficult Mother in Law Ustadha Taimiyyah Zubair offers valuable …

Husband Suffers from Parents Worshipping Syndrome

Husband Suffers from Parents Worshipping Syndrome

In this counseling answer: • He must keep a balance between serving his wife and mother, otherwise, he might oppress one or the other. •  Just do your part and don’t argue with her over small things, and try to show your husband that he is the one who needs to stand up for you and defend …

Granddaughter

Extra Love for a Granddaughter

In this counseling answer: •Select the best time when both of you are in a good mood and in a relaxed environment, maybe in a coffee shop or a restaurant, and discuss the issue. •Address the problem from the point of view of your concern about her well-being. •Tell her how continuous worrying can negatively …



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