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I Found Out My Husband Has a Child Outside Our Marriage

I Found Out My Husband Has a Child Outside Our Marriage

In this counseling answer: • Find a quiet time to sit with your husband and discuss the situation. • Be honest. • Show your support and love. • Moving forward, there may be painful moments and difficult times, sister. You may still need time to get over feelings of hurt and betrayal. If you are finding …

Sexual Abuse, Disorder & an Illegitimate Child

Sexual Abuse, Disorder & an Illegitimate Child

Answer: Wa ‘Aleikom Salam dear sister, I am so sorry to hear of all the pain you have endured, especially the sexual abuse. It must have been very difficult keeping that inside of you all those years. I am glad to hear, however, that you have sought professional help and received a diagnosis. You presented …

Child Out of Wedlock: Tell to the Parents?

Child Out of Wedlock: Tell to the Parents?

Answer: Salam ‘Alaikum, Thank you for writing to us. Your brother is facing a very difficult situation, and we make du’aa’ to Allah (swt) that He (swt) guides your brother to what is best for his faith, family, and future. Here are some thoughts for your consideration. First, realize that your brother has committed a grave …

Help Me, I Am a Slave to My Desires

Help Me, I Am a Slave to My Desires

Answer: Wa ‘Alaykum Salam, Brother, you are in a very difficult situation. The first and most important thing you must take care of is to find a way to marry the woman whose child you share. You must make that relationship and the birth of your child legitimate. You must make an all-out effort to …

How Does Shari'a Define An Illegitimate Child?

Asalamu Alaikum Mahmoud,   The term “bastard” is a derogatory term for a child conceived outside of marriage. Such a child should not be called “bastard” because it is hurtful to the individual who is not responsible for the sins of others or how they came into being. There are two attitudes towards him/her according to the Islamic shari`a:  …

How Should Illegitimate Children Be Treated? Part 1

Asalamu Alaikum Dear Sister, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your very important question. Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. My heart goes out to you, and I ask Allah to grant you ease and relief from distress, and make …

How Should Illegitimate Children Be Treated? Part 2

Asalamu Alaikum Dear Sister, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your very important question. Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. In addition to practicing patience and self-restraint, reading and educating yourself as suggested in part one, you can be proactive by Improving …

Illegitimate Child: Inherit His Father?

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. Dear brother, thank you for trusting us and for your question. As for your question, it is a controversial issue; while some jurists …

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Attributing Illegitimate Child to His Father: OK?

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. Dear brother, thank you for your question and for your interest to be more knowledgeable about Islam’s rulings. This is a controversial issue …



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