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If I Don’t Obey My Husband, He’ll Divorce Me

If I Don’t Obey My Husband, He’ll Divorce Me

In this counseling answer: • Take time apart. • Seek counseling. • See it from his perspective. • Compromise & work on your relationship. Wa Alaikum salaam wa Rahmatullah wa barakatuh dear sister, This sounds like quite a complicated situation that is just getting worse. However, as you say, you want to give it another …

In-Laws Don’t Allow Me to Live with My Husband

In-Laws Don’t Allow Me to Live with My Husband

In this counseling answer: In Islam, the wife has absolutely no duty or responsibility to live with her in-laws. It’s her right to live with his husband, ideally separately. Although it is understandable that husbands, especially those coming from Asian cultures, might find it hard to balance between their parents and their wife, husbands have …

Stressful Muslim-Christian In-Law Relations

Stressful Muslim-Christian In-Law Relations

In this counseling answer: It is far too frequent that one will find judgments made according to one’s culture and not according to Islam. But once others can see that the marriage is based on strong foundations, then with patience, mutual spousal consultation and determination others will begin to respect what you have. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum …

How to Deal with In-Laws Who Don't Respect You

How to Deal with In-Laws Who Don't Respect You

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing to us and discussing your most important concerns. As I understand it, you are married and it was an arranged marriage and you are now living in a Middle-Eastern country with your husband’s family which appears to be quite large. As you live in a family setting, …



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