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Are You Being Spiritually Abused?

“At least you aren’t being hit,” is a common dismissal heard by people suffering degrees of abuse in various relationships, including marriages, birth families, and even in relationships outside of families. In addition to physical, sexual, mental, financial, and emotional abuse, due to recent high-profile cases we are hearing more about spiritual abuse in Muslim …

Letting Go of the Grudges We Hold in Marriage

Letting Go of the Grudges We Hold in Marriage

In this counseling answer: • The next steps you two should take are researching conflict resolution and marital resentment skills online and engaging with those exercises. • In addition, seeking professional marital support in your area. A third party is always helpful in helping both of you to see the situation more clearly before making …

I Can’t Stand My Abusive Wife Anymore!

I Can’t Stand My Abusive Wife Anymore!

In this counseling answer: • Try not to let your wife’s attitude influence your own attitude towards your children. • You could help her to feel more secure about herself by paying her compliments more often or taking her out. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum brother, I’d like to commend you for reaching out for advice, despite the fact …

Physically Abused and Forced to Memorize Quran, Help!

In this counseling answer: “I will kindly advise you to speak with one of your trusted relatives concerning the abuse you are going through.  If there is no one whom you trust, or if you feel it is risky for you, please do seek out someone you trust at your Masjid or Islamic Center.If there …

What No One Told You about Spiritual Abuse in Islam

Abuse in relationships is not only black eyes, bruises, and broken bones. With the exception of traumatic brain injury in Muslim victims, it’s often the abuse hidden from plain view – like financial, verbal, and spiritual abuse – that does the most damage to victims long-term. However, it’s the spiritual abuse we experience in a …

Bad Childhood Experiences Still Affect Me

Bad Childhood Experiences Still Affect Me

In this counseling answer: • It seems you masturbate and watch haram movies to escape from your depressed life. Remain firm in your decision to quit this habit, resolute in your quest, and never give up hope. • You must stop every contact with him and think about your future. I know you are not thinking …

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Are You an Abusive Spouse? (Test Yourself)

Abuse is the deliberate act of causing physical or mental suffering of one’s spouse. This can make an abused spouse feel: • Worthless • Ashamed and withdrawn • Anxious – especially in the presence of the abuser‎ • Lacking self-confidence • Fearful about the future • Helpless Test yourself by answering the following questions. The …

Abused, But Family Reputation is More Important

Abused, But Family Reputation is More Important

In this counseling answer: • Naturally, after the hotline listens to your story and provides you with some resources and support, they are going to urge you to seek counseling with a therapist. Please do so and do not be afraid of hurting your family by seeking treatment. By not seeking treatment, you are going to continue …

I Never Want to Talk to My Abusive Family Again

I Never Want to Talk to My Abusive Family Again

In this counseling answer: “I suggest dear brother that you focus more on your careers and goals, socializing with friends, focusing on your Islamic knowledge and growth. Partake in events at the Masjid, community da’wah as well as other activities that are of interest in the Islamic community. Try to spend this time (until you go to college) in …

How Can I Deal with My Family’s Problems?

How Can I Deal with My Family’s Problems?

In this counseling answer: • Try to talk to your family about praying together and ask everyone to read the Quran afterward. You’ll find most people are calm and more willing to talk right after praying. Use that time to bring more of Allah’s (swt) word into your family dynamics. • If your brother refuses …



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