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anxiety

I'm Getting Anxiety Attacks ; What to Do?

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum, I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling well and that you are having panic attacks. May Allah Give you Shifa’a (healing)! Panic attacks feel very similar to heart attacks, so it is very important that you go to the doctor and find out if these …

Disease

I Have An Incurable Disease, Please Advice

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum, I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling well and that you have a disease that is causing you so much anguish and problems! May Allah give you Shifa’a (healing)! The Hadith says that for every disease Allah created, He also created a cure. So, I recommend …

Worried About My Husband's Bad Relation with His Family

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, I am sorry to hear that you are suffering this divide between you and your husband. You too have two different ways of understanding what marriage is in Islam is, your husband’s idea is not supported by the example of our Prophet (saw). He (saw) went to Khadijah, …

My Husband Broke His Promise, And Got Married Again!

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, SubhanAllah! When two people make a contract with one another and one person in that contract breaks the contract, that contract become null and void for the other person in the contract! If you husband swore as you say he did, and still took another wife, you should …

I’m Short & Ugly: I’ll Remain a Spinster!

I’m Short & Ugly: I’ll Remain a Spinster!

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, May Allah Most High bless you in your attempt to strengthen yourself in your faith and your desire to do what is pleasing to Him. There are several elements of your situation that I will try to address. It is always important in your relationship with Allah to …

Baby with Genetic Disorder: Allah’s Punishment?

Baby with Genetic Disorder: Allah’s Punishment?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum brother, Thank you for writing to us. I am sorry to hear there is a chance your baby may have a genetic disorder. It can be challenging when one’s child is not born “perfect”; however, brother, there is no such thing as perfect. I would like to first address the fact that …

What if I Take off My Hijab?

What if I Take off My Hijab?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Aleikom, May Allah (swt) Most High bless you and strengthen you on this illuminated path to which He has guided you. As you sacrifice in His way, remember that to keep your intentions pure and you will be blessed both in this life and the next. At each step along your path, especially …

I Don’t Like Being with My Parents

I Don’t Like Being with My Parents

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, Thank you for writing to us with your concerns. It is impressive that you want to study to become a teacher of Islamic studies. May Allah (swt) bless you for your charitable desires and make your path easy. While you stated your father wants you to become a doctor, surely …

Child Abuse Made Me Suspicious of Proposals

Child Abuse Made Me Suspicious of Proposals

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for writing. I am truly saddened to hear of all the abuse you went through as a child. I am so sorry. May Allah (swt) heal you, dear sister. Tragically, this is a common problem. In cases where the child (now a woman) doesn’t get help (therapy) to …

I Don't Like My Wife But Can't Divorce Her

I Don't Like My Wife But Can't Divorce Her

Answer: As-Salaamu `Alaykum dear brother, Thank you for your honest question. It is truly hard to ask these kinds of questions. It is unfortunate that you or your parents did not think about the consequences of fixing marriage without the consent of the people getting married. There was a time that these kinds of unions …



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