Question ID: #7410
Question: Adopted daughter
Relationship between adopted daughter.

Single man adopted daughter at 10 years old. Daughter is now 18 years old. Adopted father visits home of adopted daughter alone. Adopted daughter lives with birth mother younger brother also.

Adopted father paid for home and pays for all costs for the home.

Adopted father takes adopted daughter out for picnics and shopping along with adopted mother and sibling and sometimes go out just as father and daughter.

Adopted father feeds daughter food and daughter oils fathers beard and hair and sleeps on fathers chest.

Is this acceptable?
Answered by: Ulamaa ID 04 (London)
Date: 24/08/2022 01:22am

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

الجواب حامداومصليا

The rules of you being a Mahram to her will not apply as she is not your real daughter. In another words, touching and seeing her and being alone with her will not be allowed.

And Allah knows best

26 Muharram 1444/ 24 August 2022

Mufti Qamruzzaman

London, UK