Living with the in laws after marriage

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I have three questions all regarding at the topic. 1. Can a husband, wife, and husband’s parents live in the same house sharing the same kitchen and bathrooms. 2. If the wife is from a wealthy family does the husband have to provide her with a separate apartment? 3. What is the best option for married couples in regards to living. Should they live with parents of the husband or separate apt, house etc.?( wife would not mind with either options) Thank you


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Jibran Kadarkhan

Student Darul Iftaa

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