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How to Deal with Bullies?

How to Deal with Bullies?

In this counselling answer: “You are not the one that is accountable for her behaviour. You are only accountable for how you respond to it.” As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Bullying is undoubtedly an unacceptable behaviour and should not be tolerated. Of course, bullying on any level hurts so there is no wonder why you feel distressed …

I Pretended I Was a Hindu to Escape from Bullying

I Pretended I Was a Hindu to Escape from Bullying

In this counseling answer: “Please do speak with your parents, get counseling, cut off relations with this boy and focus on building up your self-esteem and confidence through true Muslim friends and activities. Once you begin to heal from the trauma you have been going through, and can see more clearly, you will be thankful …

5 Tips to Cope with Bullying & Intimidation

5 Tips to Cope with Bullying & Intimidation

Although the challenge of dealing with the bullying and intimidation that Islamophobic prejudice fuels is one faced by all Muslims, whether they were born into the faith or they are new to it, the challenge faced by New Muslims is more complex. They are sometimes…

UK Muslim Schoolgirl Harassed, Called ISIS

A 14-year-old British Muslim schoolgirl has become the latest victim of Islamophobia and harassment, after a group of teenage students surrounded her and chanted “ISIS” as her mother picked her up from school.

Am I in an Abusive Marriage?

Answer: As-Salaam ‘Aleikom sister, Thank you for writing to us about your situation. I will try my best to advice you, In sha’ Allah. First of all, no one should feel suppressed in a marriage. Marriage is a commitment between two individuals in which both should respect and love each other. I can understand that …

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My Child Is A Bully, How to Deal with That?

As salamu alaykum sister, Bullying is a common problem and affects many children. As your child is a bully, and he is young, it is now a good time to “nip it in the bud”. While you did not state if the bullying behavior occurs only at school, please do keep a journal and …

Daydreams & Anxiety because of Bullying

Daydreams & Anxiety because of Bullying

Answer: As Salamu ’Alaikum, I’m so sorry to hear that you were bullied as a child. Bullying is a prevalent problem which many youth sadly experience. People who bully tend to have a need for power and control, were often abused or bullied themselves, are getting reactions from negative behaviors, suffer from jealousy or envy, …

A Man for All Seasons - 3

Negative life events are one of the major risk factors for depression. Islam plays an important role in helping Muslims cope with these events. It encourages them to replace negative thoughts with positive thoughts and actions, and it counters feelings of hopelessness and despair with hope.



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