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Aunty is Always Angry, She Drives Me Crazy

In this counseling answer: • Ask your uncle or another family member to perhaps speak with her doctor about her behaviors at home. Possibly, she needs a medication adjustment or other interventions. • Distance yourself emotionally from her behavior. • Keep yourself busy. Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing to us. I am sorry …

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Should I Divorce For the Sake of My Kids?

In this counseling answer: •Please do find a counselor in your area to address your depression and stress, it may be due to the abusive conditions you are living under. •Please sister, also seek out parenting classes to help you relearn how to treat your children. Your local Masjid may be a good source or …

She Has a Sinful Past; Shall I Marry Her?

She Has a Sinful Past; Shall I Marry Her?

In this counseling answer: • Only marry her if you truly recognize that her past is no better than yours. • You need to get your relationship right with Allah (swt) and start keeping your daily prayers. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear brother, It seems you are in a dilemma. First, you were friends with this girl, …

What To Do When Your Husband Looks at Other Women

What To Do When Your Husband Looks at Other Women

In this counseling answer: Focus on your children, yourself, making du’aa’, and truly trusting that Allah will work this situation out. Take control in a positive and Islamic manner. Seek professional help and seek marriage guidance. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you, dear sister, for writing to us again. I am so sorry things have not gotten better. It …

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

In this counseling answer: “I also suggest you try to plan your day so that you have time for yourself. This is so important to do as we need to have a balance in life. This means socializing with friends, helping the family at home, studying or working, eating healthy foods, getting good rest & …

Ashamed of My Mental Disorders

Ashamed of My Mental Disorders

In this counseling answer: “I suggest that you engage in stress reduction techniques as being a medical student is stressful, and stress exacerbates OCD tendencies. Some helpful stress reduction techniques include mediation or dzkir, deep breathing, progressive relaxation, walk in nature, prayer, Tai Chi, and others. Not only will this help with the OCD, but also with the …

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 …

We Love Each Other, Yet He Wants a Second Wife

We Love Each Other, Yet He Wants a Second Wife

In this counseling service: “I will advise you sister to talk with your husband, make a list of your fears about his taking a second wife, and ask him to address these with you.” As Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing to us with your very important concerns. I am sorry to hear about your …

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My 12-Year-Old Son Is Unsociable, Please Help!

In this counseling answer: ” would also kindly suggest that you inquire about how school is going, finding out if he has any issues at school. Often times children are bullied at school, yet fail to tell teachers or parents and just withdraw. Please try to find out if this is the case. Also, if your …

How to Overcome Social Anxiety?

How to Overcome Social Anxiety?

In this counseling answer: • I encourage you to start a journal and list your feelings and thoughts when you are socializing. • Daily socialization done in increasing increments can help condition the mind and responses towards positive and enjoyable interactions. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Thank you for writing to us. I am sorry to hear of …



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