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Thinking of Committing Suicide after Rape

In this counseling answer: “While suicide is haram and a very desperate and sad way for a girl to escape these horrors, rape and torture is haram as well. Communities must come together and form coalitions, groups of defenders. That is to say that these girls should be protected by the men (and women) of the community.” …

Wife Threatens to Commit Suicide; Shall I Divoce Her?

Wife Threatens to Commit Suicide; Shall I Divoce Her?

In this counseling answer: • Seek the services of a lawyer as well as your imam at the Masjid to assist you in either separation and/or divorce. • I would kindly advise you to call 911 should she have another outburst. As Salamu Alaykum brother, Thank you for writing to us. I am truly sorry for …

Punishment Suicide

What's The Punishment for Committing Suicide?

Short Answer: It is understood that in the life hereafter, one would continue doing the action which led to one’s self-inflicted death, again and again, according to a hadith that speaks about this. However, some important scholars in the history of Islam have said that the punishment in hell will not be eternal. But, the deeper question is: what’s bad about …

Everyone Says I’m Ugly; I Wish to Die

Everyone Says I’m Ugly; I Wish to Die

In this counseling answer: “If Allah makes a point to mention that He is not concerned with the outward beauty of an individual, then who are we to judge an individual based on their outward appearance? You are not an ugly person simply because a few ignorant people said you are. You are a beautiful person …

How to Get Rid of Suicidal & Evil Thoughts?

As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, I am sad to hear you are going through this. May Allah grant you ease and mercy, my dear sister. I am wondering a few things: Is this your first time away from home? Has anything traumatic happened to you in the past or recently? Have you ever had these feelings …

Living with Chronic Illness: I Wish to End My Life

Living with Chronic Illness: I Wish to End My Life

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum brother, Thank you for writing to us. In am so sorry to hear of your chronic illness. It even saddens me to hear of your state of depression and despair. Considering all you have gone through, it is understandable that you feel like giving up. I can empathize with that part. However, …

Can a Woman Commit Suicide If She Is About to be Raped?

Can a Woman Commit Suicide If She Is About to be Raped?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1. Rape is one of the worst crimes in Islam. 2. Preventing this crime is the responsibility of everyone. 3. A rape victim is encouraged …

A Depressed Friend who Considers Suicide: How to Help?

A Depressed Friend Who Considers Suicide: How to Help?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, I am so sorry to hear about your friend. How tragic that she was abused as a child and has a family that is negligent and abusive as well. Children who were abused/sexually harassed can suffer from an array of mental health issues as you are seeing with your friend. Children …

What Is The Punishment for Suicide Bombing?

Salam (Peace) Mike, Thanks for contacting About Islam with your question.  I will try to tackle the points you raised here through the concept of justice in Islam, for all these points revolve around the issue of evaluation of deeds and what should be the proper recompense for human acts.  Brother, Almighty Allah created this …

Did I Kill My Best Friend?

Did I Kill My Best Friend?

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam dear brother, Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon. Dealing with bereavement, especially when the person who has returned to Allah (swt) is someone close to you. Additionally, if you feel like you are somewhat responsible, then you will feel this added burden as you do. Naturally, when we face any difficult …



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