Fatwa: # 22600
Category: Marriage
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 1st October 2012


My husband beats me, what should I do?


 I have been married for 7 years and have hard relationship with my husband. I have three beautiful children which i absolutely adore but th only problem is my husband. He beats me up everytime he looses his temper and because i live with inlaws it makes my life very hard as they always takes his side. What should i do.




In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.


We are sad to note the contents of your email. A wife should never be abused. You need to be made comfortable especially being a mother of three children. Your emotions pass over onto your children.


In order for us to offer you appropriate advice, kindly inform us why your husband beats you? Furthermore, what do you mean by beating you? Why would he beat you? You refer to his anger. What leads to his anger and is his anger controllable? Answer these questions and we will advise accordingly.


Alternatively, seek the assistance of a senior person in the family. Confide in him and request him to remedy the problem. The local Imam may also be a choice to address the issue.


We make dua that Allah guide you to the best solution and grant you peace. Aameen 


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best



Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


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