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Getting Married with Mental Illnesses Was a Mistake

Getting Married with Mental Illnesses Was a Mistake

In this counseling answer: Give your husband a chance to learn how to support you. If he refuses, please do pursue your right to health and happiness via a divorce. As Salamu Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing it to us regarding your concerns about your mental health and your marriage. I can imagine how traumatic …

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 …

I Can’t Trust Very Religious Men; They’re Abusive

I Can’t Trust Very Religious Men; They’re Abusive

In this counseling answer: “I would suggest in sha’ Allah that you sat down and make a list of what you desire in a marriage as it may help clarify things for you. I would also suggest that in sha’ Allah before you marry anyone, you resolve whatever it was as a child that makes you feel fearful and distrustful of men, …



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