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Husband not taking care of his family

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Q: If a husband does not give enough money for spending at home e.g. groceries, shopping, rent, credit card bills, etc. and because of that situation every time there is a fight between the couple and this affects the kids as well, so what should the wife do to take care of the kids and house. The husband has alot of money for other expenses but he is not bothered about his family.


A: It is compulsory for him to take good care of his household and family.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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