[And all this was] over some petty matters, as I suspected she loved my older brother more than me, because she treated me badly.
My father does not pray, nor fast; he smokes, and he swears a lot and has a foul and obscene tongue. He has begun to oppress my mother, and I do not love him, and [instead] hate him for doing these things. [So] what is my obligation towards my father?
When children are upon goodness, is this a blessing [from Allaah]; and when they are corrupt, are they a curse?