Ep 6: My Way or the Highway
Mar 3rd, 2020 by Sacred Texts Syllabus
During this episode we discuss the often neglected topic of when parents go too far in their expectations. We talk toxic relationships, parental pressure, the Islamic perspective, and some practical steps to remedy these situations. Shaykh Shammas talks very candidly about his experiences with people affected by this, and argues that Islam promotes long healthy relationships and promotes a responsibility on each of us to ensure that this can happen. He argues that avoiding resentment and long term discord by getting things out in the open is better than kicking the can down the road to avoid the difficult conversation.