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Husband Threatens Me with Suicide Is This Normal

Husband Threatens Me with Suicide; Is This Normal?

In this counseling answer: • It is NOT normal for a spouse to threaten suicide. It is not normal for anyone to threaten suicide to anyone else. • Ask yourself something sister, what defines a religious man? • I encourage you to go to your family for help in seeking a divorce. Please be prepared he may …

My Miserable Marriage Makes Me Depressed

My Miserable Marriage Makes Me Depressed

In this counseling answer: • If at any point you begin to consider suicide or hurting yourself, please contact the Pakistan emergency line at 115, The Aman Foundation 24/7 helpline at +92 (21) 111-11-9123 or contact your parents. • It is time to stand up for yourself, sister! • Begin with your morning affirmation and making duaa. …

Husband is a Drug Addict; I Don’t Love Him Anymore

Husband is a Drug Addict; I Don’t Love Him Anymore

In this counseling answer: • It is important that you take your family into confidence about what you are going through. • I would advise you to stop fearing the worst and become assertive with your husband about your relationship with him. Tell him that you are absolutely not ready to live this way and keep …

Husband Threw Me & My Daughter Out of His Home

In this counseling answer: • You cannot save a marriage with a person who has physically and emotionally abused you and also turned a blind eye to the sexual, physical, and emotional abuse of his own brother against you. • You have a daughter now which means it is your duty to do everything in …

Husband is Abusive, but I Still Love Him

Husband Wants to Divorce Me, but I Still Love Him

In this counseling answer: • Maybe he doesn’t realize the extent to which his behavior upsets you. Sometimes people just don’t realize, and it takes for the victim to speak up. • If you feel more comfortable, then perhaps you could invite a mutual party to be present, such as the local Imam. • Spend …

I’m Afraid to Leave My Husband; He Might Kill Us

In this counseling answer: • Safety always comes first. • A man needs to feel respected. He needs to feel his woman looks up to him. The loss of that is emotionally debilitating. Consider ways you can genuinely show appreciation for him. • One thing that could help you both is sitting down to discuss your …

Husband Refuses to Give Me Even a Penny

Husband Refuses to Give Me Even a Penny

In this counseling answer: • A woman’s money is her own and he has no right to it at all. On the contrary, all the money he earns you and your children have a right to as the entire point for a man to have a job is first to care for his family. • Whatever …

How to Move on After an Abusive Marriage

How to Move on After an Abusive Marriage

In this counseling answer: • I want to encourage you to think about how many allies you can have in your corner to help you moving forward. • Make lots of dua to Allah. • Do not speak to, text, or engage with your ex-husband in any manner. Leave this to your father or another man who can …

My Husband & In-Laws Mentally Torture Me

My Husband & In-Laws Mentally Torture Me

In this counseling answer: • One can choose to advocate for herself at this point and start sticking up for herself with her husband and his parents. Or one can choose to leave and not come back. • Finding a local counselor would also be very wise if available in her area. As-Salamu Aleikom, Thank you …

I Love My In-Laws but They Ignore Me

I Love My In-Laws but They Ignore Me

Salam Aleikom, In this counseling video, you will learn: • Consider the positive interpretation of others’ behavior as well • Connect with Allah; it makes hard times feel easier • Join meetings with Muslims • Join online classes to learn about Islam *** Watch more: Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general …



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