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Don’t Wives Have Value in Islam?

Don’t Wives Have Value in Islam?

In this counseling answer: • Islam prohibits abuse. It is a sin. • If you have family in the area, I suggest you reach out to them. • Seek counseling. As Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Yes! You have many rights in Islam as a Muslim, as a woman, as a wife, and a mother. Please see this …

strangers

My Toddler Is Scared of Strangers

In this counseling answer: “I would further suggest you encourage him to seek counseling or speak with your imam about the situation. Perhaps there are some Father Groups at your Masjid or within your local Islamic community. If he is a new dad, this could be most beneficial.” As salamu alaykum dear sister, Children are …

Quran

When Should I Teach My Child Quran?

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest you start with age-appropriate teaching when the child is able to put words together in sentences. •While the child may not be developmentally able to grasp the full meaning, in time the Qur’an will become something that is easily read and understood by the child as she …

mood swing

My 10-Year-Old Daughter Has Mood Swings!

In this counseling answer: •Speak with her about these things as she may be going through many changes physically and emotionally and may not fully understand why. •Chose a time to take her out or sit with her when things are calm and it is just the two of you. •You may want to begin by expressing …

Addicted

My Nephew Is Addicted to His iPad

In this counseling answer: “I would kindly suggest to him that the time his child is spending using all these devices should be stopped and replaced with real life experiences and people. Insha’Allah, your brother will heed your advice and unplug his son.” As salamu alaykum, This is sadly a common problem in today’s society. Children …

I Broke My Own Hymen

In this counseling answer: • Even if you did break your hymen, you are still a virgin. • A girl’s/women’s hymen can break naturally from playing sports, a fall off of a bike, or other strenuous activities. • There is no need to disclose to your future husband that you used to masturbate. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, …

Speech Delay

My 4-Year-Old Son Has a Speech Delay, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: • I would kindly recommend taking him to his pediatrician for an evaluation. Write down a list of all your concerns and be ready to discuss them with the doctor. • While it may be that your older son is just developing at a different rate and will catch up, or …

in laws

How to Deal with My non-Muslim in-Laws?

In this counseling answer: •Focus on the positive things that they bring to your children and family unit. •Try to ease up, let them know that while yes you are Muslim, you still love them and respect them. •I would not limit the time the children spend with their grandparents, because the more time they …

Husband Married Me for Visa

Husband Married Me for Visa

In this counseling answer: • Go for marriage counseling. • Seriously consider divorcing him if all else fails. • Make istikharah. As Salamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, I am sorry to hear of the situation that you are going through. I know it can be painful when a marriage is not working out, or when one’s spouse changes and …

parents

My Parents Arguing A Lot, What Should I Do?

In this counseling answer: •Possibly just sitting down with them and expressing your grief regarding their arguing may “wake them up” to the devastation they are causing. •Additionally, a counselor may be successful in getting your parents to engage in family therapy which may begin to address the marriage problem. •When they argue, remove yourself …



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