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Mom and Dad Hate Each Other

Mom & Dad Hate Each Other!

In this counseling answer: “I don’t believe you are obligated to stay with them and put your life “on hold”. The help you can offer is really limited. You might be an intermediate, and you can advise them, but in case they are reluctant to talk about and seek help, there isn’t much you can do besides …

American Woman Vows to Kill All Muslims

An American woman has hurled racist abuse at three Somali-American Muslim women who were inside their car, in a parking dispute in Fargo, North Dakota, telling them she wanted to “kill all Muslims”.

Arizona Senator Defends Abused Muslim Opponent

Deedra Abboud, an Arizona 45-year-old Muslim attorney who is running for senate, has received unexpected support from her incumbent Republican opponent, after becoming victim to repeated racial online abuse.

The Real Truth about Domestic Abuse and Culture

Read previous parts: The Truth about Domestic Abuse and Children’s Development What No One Told You about Spiritual Abuse in Islam Domestic abuse is found in all cultures and all parts of the world. However, one thing remains constant no matter where it’s found: archaic cultural norms often make it hard for women to leave …

Child Abuse Made Me Suspicious of Proposals

Child Abuse Made Me Suspicious of Proposals

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for writing. I am truly saddened to hear of all the abuse you went through as a child. I am so sorry. May Allah (swt) heal you, dear sister. Tragically, this is a common problem. In cases where the child (now a woman) doesn’t get help (therapy) to …

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 …

Husband Abuses Me and My Kids and Blames Me for It

Husband Abuses Me and My Kids and Blames Me for It

Answer: As-Salaamu `Alaikum Sister, Jazak Allah khairan for writing back with the details of your problem. This situation does not bode well for you or your children, and living with this for a prolonged period is not healthy for any of you whether physically or emotionally. But I am wondering what exactly your dilemma is. …

How to Put an End to My Husband's Emotional Abuse?

How to Put an End to My Husband's Emotional Abuse?

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum dear sister, I can feel the difficulty and heaviness of the situation you are going through. It seems you have gone through a lot and that you have exerted a lot of efforts and paid a lot from your emotions throughout the years of this relationship. Thus, it is very normal that …

Sexual Abuse, Disorder & an Illegitimate Child

Sexual Abuse, Disorder & an Illegitimate Child

Answer: Wa ‘Aleikom Salam dear sister, I am so sorry to hear of all the pain you have endured, especially the sexual abuse. It must have been very difficult keeping that inside of you all those years. I am glad to hear, however, that you have sought professional help and received a diagnosis. You presented …

How Do I Overcome Abuse When Making Dawah?

Wa alaikum Assalam, Thank you for sending in your question to our website, sister. First of all, let me commend you for doing the noble and reward-worthy work of da’wah (calling to Islam) in the West, particularly in the current climate of hate and hostility against Islam and Muslims. Surely, it is a sign of good fortune, …



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