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How to Deal with Toxic Relatives? - About Islam

How to Deal with Toxic Relatives?

In this counseling answer: • Read more about the life of our prophet (PBUH). • Try to deal with your family without reactionary emotions such as anger, and insha’Allah, try to view their being mean and disrespectful as a symptom of their own inadequacies, not yours. • Try to limit time with them if possible …

Friend Has a Bad Relationship with Her Mom; How to Help Her?

Friend Has a Bad Relationship with Her Mom; How to Help Her?

In this counseling answer: •Any interaction with this girl without her mahram present, however innocent it may seem is completely forbidden. •What you can do, however, is makingdu’aa’for her.Makingdu’aa’for her is a way you can feel comforted that Allah will be the one to assist in this situation.” Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh …

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. …

Abusive Parents: Enough is Enough!

Abusive Parents: Enough is Enough!

In this counseling answer: •We want to appeal to you to get personal counselingbecause it is not possible on your own to attempt to overcome the highly destructive consequences ofabusethat has occurred for over a decade. •One way of dealing with them is to minimize entirely the interaction that you and your family have with …

I’m Torn Between My Husband and My Mom

I’m Torn Between My Husband and My Mom

In this counseling answer: • Start discussing ways in which everyone can help alleviate some of the burdens you are carrying alone. •Have an open conversation with your husband.By working together, you can both aim for the best win-win scenario possible. As-Salamu Aleikom, Thank you for your question and reaching out. May Allah reward you …

Stepmother Uses Black Magic to Control My Father

Stepmother Uses Black Magic to Control My Father

In this counseling answer: No one can be controlledagainst his/her will. Therefore, the counselor advises the questioner to sit down, write her concerns in details about the situation, and share them with the father. He needs to take responsibility fo his actions. Dear Sister, First, rather than focusing on your stepmother or her use …

Mom’s Amazing but Dad Sees Her as a Curse

Mom’s Amazing but Dad Sees Her as a Curse

In this counseling answer: Although it is very hard to see when someone’s mother and father have conflicts with each other, children are not really in the position to suggest changes. Therefore, the counselor advises the questioner that she lets her mother know of her support while letting her deal with her husband herself. …

Mom & My Husband Hate Each Other: Who to Obey?

Mom & My Husband Hate Each Other: Who to Obey?

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, May God (swt) bless you and your efforts. We need to clarify a couple of points: What does obeying our parents mean exactly in Islam? Who in your life have more rights as a married woman: your mother or your husband? Context and value of what each party is requesting of …



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