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Will Masturbation Cause Problems in My Future Marriage?

In this counseling answer: • If masturbation is a means to help release your sexual tension and keep you focused on higher goals in life, as a psychologist, I think it can help with your situation. • Don’t be too hard on yourself as you are seventeen years old and are at one of the …

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

In this counseling answer:  • Share your concerns with your parents. • Start having family circles that discuss sexuality and morality in a loving and safe space. As-Salaamu ’Alaikum brother, It is understandable that you are upset and shocked by your brother’s curiosity and attempt to view “bad things.” I agree with your position that this …

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

In this counseling answer: • If masturbation is a means to help release your sexual tension and keep you focused on higher goals in life, as a psychologist, I think it can help with your situation. In my opinion, masturbation becomes haram if it is habitual and accompanied by viewing of illicit material. • Try …

How Can I Stop Myself Wishing to Turn Back Time?

How Can I Stop Myself Wishing to Turn Back Time?

In this counseling answer: • Divine laws are not meant to harm us rather they are to protect us. • Talk to scholars and ask the hard questions. Either you will grow a deeper understanding on that ruling, which will make it easy for you to follow, or you may discover it is a cultural …

My Husband is a Drug Addict!

My Husband is a Drug Addict!

In this counseling answer: “You can choose to stay with your husband and help him; you can separate from him while giving him the chance to address his issues, or you can divorce him. In deciding what to do, I suggest you make a list of the reasons why you married him, the good things …

A Working Mom & a Dad with PC Game Addiction

A Working Mom & a Dad with PC Game Addiction

In this counseling answer: “Consider resetting yourself, taking some time to regenerate, and then preparing to discuss the matter with your husband either candidly and empathically face to face (if you can do this without becoming so upset that you are speaking harshly to him) or in a letter (to help you write from your …

Porn Sickens Me But Can't Stop!

Porn Sickens Me But Can't Stop!

In this counseling answer: • You need to identify the contributing factors and make changes in your life. This means avoid the people who remind you of porn, get rid of the sources, and add positive influences to your life. • Find your passion in life (the positive kind) and allow those interests to dictate …

I Found Porn on My Brother's Computer!

I Found Porn on My Brother's Computer!

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh brother, “Allah the Almighty has laid down religious duties, so do not neglect them. He has set boundaries, so do not overstep them. He has prohibited some things, so do not violate them. About some things He was silent—out of compassion for you, not forgetfulness, so seek not after …

When I Feel Depressed, I Watch Porn

When I Feel Depressed, I Watch Porn

In this counseling answer: • Reflect on why you really use pornography and take action to fulfill that aspect of your life in a healthier way. • Research online resources and help groups that you can join to discuss your journey. -Salaamu ‘Alaikum sister, Pornography is a very powerful platform for escapism and is highly common …

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Purify Your Gaze: Muslims Healing from Porn Addiction

All addictions, at the root of it, are an inability to be emotionally present, to bound with others, and to be themselves. So, we help people connect and restore that relationship with themselves in a very personal level.



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