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Some Muslims' Bad Behavior Makes Me Doubt Islam

Some Muslims' Bad Behavior Makes Me Doubt Islam

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh dear sister, Ma sha’ Allah, you seem to be determined to do the right thing and follow the path of Islam in search of truth. Unfortunately, however, the influence of others makes this process difficult and at times causes you doubt Islam, too. Ma sha’ Allah, your intentions …

The Halal Way Of Backbiting

The Halal Way Of Backbiting

What could possibly be the the halal way of backbiting? It means talking good about someone behind their backs. When we start speaking good about people behind their backs rather than bad, then we will be surprised to see other people will start speaking good about us too! Reminder from Mufti Menk!

What if Your Friend is Backbiting You?

What if Your Friends are Backbiting You?

Answer:  As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Ma sha’ Allah, at such a young age, the fact that you are seeking the right way to handle a problem is an example for everyone to follow. Instead of planning against your friend who is backbiting you and creating differences between you and your two close friends, you have …

How to Deal with In-Laws Who Don't Respect You

How to Deal with In-Laws Who Don't Respect You

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing to us and discussing your most important concerns. As I understand it, you are married and it was an arranged marriage and you are now living in a Middle-Eastern country with your husband’s family which appears to be quite large.  As you live in a family setting, …

What Can I Do When Someone Backbites in Front of Me?

Salam, Thank you so much for this question. There many ways to handle a situation where someone is backbiting in front of you.  1- Say Something Good When someone says something bad about someone else, say something good about this same person immediately. Whenever they speak badly about someone, find anything good in that person …

Is There A Way to Stop Backbiting?

Salam, Thank you so much for this question. AlhamduliAllah (all thanks and praise are due to Allah) who brought our attention to one of the major sins that we fall in easily so that we may fix it before it’s too late. May He Who reminded us of this sin help us purify ourselves and …

Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Fiends are very important in our lives. It is a natural human desire to want to have a few close friends and, of course, a best friend to do things with, count on, and more importantly trust. You stated that after your completion of your studies you stopped talking to your …

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How to Lower Your Gaze & Avoid Backbiting

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam sister, Ameen to your du’aa’. Yes, these are two things that we need to avoid to please Allah (swt) and prevent us falling into even more sinful activities. The fact that you are asking for assistance in overcoming these matters is a good sign and shows that you have the intention to change these …

How Can I Stop Backbiting with School Mates?

Wa Alaykum Assalm wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Saba, Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam with your question. As a student, your main concern at the moment is your studies, especially as this is your final year. Have you not considered how much of your own time and energy you waste when backbiting? You know …

Jealousy & Backbiting: I Want to Change Myself

Jealousy & Backbiting: I Want to Change Myself

Answer: As Salaamu ‘Alaikum my dear sister in Islam, Thank you for asking your question. It shows that you want to do good! The cure for sin is repentance and doing good, charitable acts. The prevention for sin is remembrance of Allah (swt) and seeking knowledge of Islam. Also, surround yourself with righteous companions who …



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