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Lying to Get Extra Parents' Support

Lying to Get Extra Parents' Support: Allowed?

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- It is well known that to lie and to cheat is unlawful (haram). So, you should not expose yourself …

Islam Teaches How We Should Treat Parents and the Elderly?

Islam Teaches How We Should Treat Parents and the Elderly

In the Islamic world, one rarely finds “old people’s homes.” The strain of caring for one’s parents in this most difficult time of their lives is considered an honor and a blessing and an opportunity for great spiritual growth.

How to Honor parents after their Death

How to Honor and Respect Parents even after Their Death

Although death may take us at any age, parents are often elderly and as such require special care and attention. Even though the rigors of old age may cause parents to be demanding, impatient or petulant, a Muslim is still obligated to treat then with kindness and to look after them lovingly.

Yelling is Getting Me Nowhere

 In this counseling answer: “It is important that you stop yelling and stay calm, and not react to your son’s moodiness. You can still be the mom who is there for him to talk to, but as a friend. Not as the mother who sees her son as being a child, but the mother who …

Parents

Imprisoned By My Parents

In this counseling answer: ” Develop your relationship enough with them so that you can invite a suitable friend home to study together for example. It is in your interest to let your parents get to know your friends.Also make sure that the parents of your invited friends have your address and telephone number. This is …

Girls

Treating Girls Differently: Permissible?

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- Parents are required to treat their children equally. Parents might seem extra cautious as to the well-being and religious …

Keeping Bonds with Non-Muslim Parents - 4 Tips

Keeping Bonds with Non-Muslim Parents - 4 Tips For You

Upon accepting Islam a new balance has to be struck so that the new Muslims can maintain their identity and principles while at the same time showing compassion, kindness, and good treatment to non-Muslim relatives who may at times be critical, negative, and even abusive.

Moms' Care for Kids Is Well-Recognized… What About Fathers?

Parents’ favors are undeniable. Mothers’ care for kids is far beyond description; no words of appreciation are enough to pay her back. But what about fathers? Are they less worthy of appreciation and dutifulness? Many children fail to recognize their fathers’ favors altogether. They do not see them as kind, gentle and caring as their …



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