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I Found Out He Molested a Child

I Found Out He Molested a Child

In this counseling answer: • It is your obligation both morally, ethically and legally to intervene on the child’s behalf. Speak with the child’s parents and inform them of what’s going on. • Nobody can make somebody stop a behavior, and nobody can make someone sincerely repent to Allah. Only the person can truly want to …

Due to Child Sexual Abuse, I’m Homosexual

Due to Child Sexual Abuse, I’m Homosexual

In this counseling answer: • Seek professional help from a psychologist/psychiatrist that focuses on your abuse as a child. • What you are experiencing is a test given to you by Allah. • You definitely have the power to steer your life to the right direction with just a little motivation and willpower. Assalamu Alaykum Brother, I …

Overcoming the Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Overcoming the Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse

In this counseling answer: Know that you are not at fault. The sooner you start counseling, the sooner you can begin to heal. Support groups can be a powerful tool for healing. As Salamu ‘Alaykum, Thank you for writing to us about your most important concerns. As I understand it, you have not worked for …

My Dad Defends the Man Who Sexually Abused Me

My Dad Defends the Man Who Sexually Abused Me

In this counseling answer: “What you are going through is, indeed, a very big test. However, there are some important things to remember to see the situation in a more positive light. What happened is not your fault. The feelings you are having are normal and you are a brave survivor. In addition, there are …

Sexual Assult Made Me Resentful of Islam & My Culture

Sexual Assult Made Me Resentful of Islam & My Culture

In this counseling answer: “You cannot undo the past, but you can take charge of the rest of your life moving forward. What has happened to you isn’t going to magically go away. It has shaped you clear into your adulthood. Knowing this, and accepting this, doesn’t mean you will forever be depressed, suicidal, or feel the …

Horrendous Flashbacks: Was I Sexually Abused?

Horrendous Flashbacks: Was I Sexually Abused?

In this counseling answer: “Sister, please do seek the counseling of a good therapist in your area. If you were sexually abused, continue with counseling to begin your healing journey. Always know that Allah loves you and He created you a beautiful, intelligent, and pious sister who will be blessed one day soon with a loving husband, in sha’ …

My Uncle Sexually Abused Me; I Feel Guilty

My Uncle Sexually Abused Me; I Feel Depressed

In this counseling answer: “What your uncle did to you was not your fault; being at such a young age, you did not know what was right and wrong. Remember, Allah (swt) will punish your uncle in this world or the next. Focus on yourself and your well-being. This abuse has set a big scar …

I Left My Country to Escape from the Pedophiles

I Left My Country to Escape from the Pedophiles

In this counseling answer: “As you were abused sexually over and over again by males, it is possible that in your child mind you began to associate yourself as female as your abusers were male.” The counselor advises trying Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and joining support groups for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear …



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