Q: I have two daughters from a previous marriage. Is my Husband their (stepfather) a Mahram to my daughters? Is he allowed to Hug them?
On account of the abundance of fitnah and wrong that is prevalent we strongly advise against this type of close contact.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)