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Husband Beats Me Up in Front of the Children

18 June, 2017
Q As-Salam Alaikum, Please, I am in an abusive marriage. My husband does not see anything good in my action or deed. He's not responsible for the family and always tells me to leave the marriage but must not go with the children. I informed his family and my in-laws told me that they know their son is stone-head. In fact, the brother said he's aware that the brother is irresponsible. We are both building a house in our names and his mom called me to tell me that it's his and behind me, he went to change all the documents and asked me to sign as a witness which I refused. I am no longer happy in this marriage. He is abusing and beating me up in the presence of our children. Please advise.


As-Salamu ‘Aleikom,


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About Hannah Morris
Hannah Morris is a mum of 4 and she currently works as Counsellor and Instructor of BSc. Psychology at the Islamic Online University (IOU). She obtained her MA degree in Psychology and has over 10 years of experience working in health and social care settings in the UK, USA, and Ireland. Check out her personal Facebook page, ActiveMindCare, that promotes psychological well-being in the Ummah. (www.facebook.com/activemindcare)