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Calling Police for Father Who Beats Daughter?

Calling Police for Father Who Beats Daughter?

In this counseling answer: •Your lives are at risk and it is important that you do seek help for everyone’s sake. The police are there to protect you in cases like this and in sha Allah they will be able to. •Of course you can use self-defense, you are trying to protect yourself from harm …

How to Deal with an Abusive Father?

How to Deal with an Abusive Father?

In this counseling answer: •You could consider approaching someone else to talk to your father there about this matter, someone who you know he respects and will respond favorably to. •A good solution to the whole scenario would be if he were to practice devoutly again. If he were close to Allah, he would fear …

Living with Dad is Like Living with a Beast

Living with Dad is Like Living with a Beast

In this counseling answer: • While you may think he is narcissistic, it may be that he is intensely angry and depressed. He obviously has issues that are deep-rooted. • You have several options, one of which is to go to the authorities as you are living in an abusive situation. • You may want …

A Father Sexually Abused Her Daughter; What to Do?

A Father Sexually Abused His Daughter; What to Do?

In this counseling answer: • She needs to understand that she did the right thing by telling her mom. • The family needs to understand the seriousness of this abuse from an Islamic, social and familial position. • The children in the home should also be questioned in order to find out if anything has …

My Father Molests Me

My Father Molests Me

In this counseling answer: • Seek assistance from someone outside of your family. • You could look if there are any groups or support organizations locally to you where you may discuss this matter. • We have suggested for you some helpline services in your area, try to make use of some of them, in addition …

I Need a Wali, But Not My Father

I Need a Wali, But Not My Father

In this counseling answer: • Your father’s feelings may be buried under the stress he has faced in life, or he is simply not a man of emotion. • Replace his anger with your respect, love, and thankfulness for him. Everything that you have written about him in your question, how he saved money for your …

How Do I Respect My Father If He Was Abusive?

How Do I Respect an Aggressive Father?

In this counseling answer: •When he starts insulting you or your sister or mom, just ignore the insults. Do not respond.  I know this is hard but often times when we stop responding to negativity, it decreases over time and stops.  Insha’Allah this will be the case with your dad. •If your dad resists family counseling or …

I Hit My Abusive Father; I Feel Guilty

I Hit My Abusive Father; I Feel Guilty

In this counseling answer: • The need to be recognized and appreciated by one’s parents is not only a basic human need but also one of the foremost rights of children in Islam. Therefore, while what you did (raising your hand at your father) was definitely wrong, it was also justifiable given your circumstances. • …

I’m Afraid of My Father

I’m Afraid of My Father

In this counseling answer: • You need to find a time to speak with your father. Perhaps if he likes tea or dessert, then make it for him and sit down with him. If you are scared of discussing this alone, then I suggest that if you have a sibling you trust and like spending time …

Dad Tried to Kill Mom!

Dad Tried to Kill Mom!

In this counseling answer: • If there was physical violence in the past, or if your dad suffered from some kind of mental illness, I would suggest looking into these factors if possible. • Help her to heal from this traumatic event by being as supportive as possible. • I would seek a lawyer’s advice …



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