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Husband Doesn’t Speak to Me for Months

Husband Doesn’t Speak to Me for Months

In this counseling answer: • Your husband has been ignoring you for two months and this is not acceptable. • Mentally go back to the argument and see things from his perspective. • If he still refuses to talk to you, consider getting a mutual third party involved. • Make istikharah and pray to Allah. Wa …

How to Communicate Better in Your Marriage

How to Communicate Better in Your Marriage

In this counseling answer: “Rather than you both playing guessing games, be clear. If you want him to speak to you let him know, “I want to speak with you when you are ready. I am hurt by our conversation yesterday and I’d like us to work through it so we can be connected again.” …

I Don't Want to Marry Again; I Don't Trust Men

I Don't Want to Marry Again; I Don't Trust Men

In this counseling answer: • Make sure you go through the process of finding a spouse in the correct way, according to Islamic principles. • You can learn from any mistakes that were made in your precious marriage and make things right from the start. As-Salamu ’Alaikum wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh sister, If I understand …

I Made a Mistake, My Husband Has Lost Trust in Me

I Made a Mistake, My Husband Has Lost Trust in Me

In this counseling answer: Understand how your behavior made your husband feel, whilst explaining to him why you did what you did. Ultimately, try and take a positive from all this by learning from what has happened and avoiding being alone with non-mahram men as well as consulting with others before making such decisions. Assalamu …

My Husband and I Got Bored of Each other

My Husband and I Got Bored of Each other

In this counseling answer: • You can kindly but firmly let him know that speaking about another woman hurts your feelings and is not acceptable. • Start practicing sharing positive stories, positive comments, and seeking to discuss beneficial topics. • Invest time and energy in doing things that make you feel great. As-Salamu Alekiom, Thank you for …

My Husband is Always Busy; I'm Irritated

My Husband is Always Busy; I'm Irritated

In this counseling answer: “He might be tired at the end of the day, especially at night. So, why don’t you try to avoid talking to each other at night time and rather call during the day (in his break)? What if you plan something for the weekend? This way, he will be more refreshed …

Communication Problems in My Intercultural Marriage

In this counseling answer: “My experience in working with many wives and couples over the years is that culture clash is rarely the actual problem. What is more often the problem is dealing with individuals who have an immature understanding of marriage and its commitments, and are emotionally and psychologically unprepared for a meaningful relationship with another individual.” …

I Believed He Was a Practicing Muslim

I Believed He Was a Practicing Muslim

In this counseling answer: The counselor advises the sister to invite her husband to lead prayer, to go to the mosque, to have a nice meal, to listen to Qur’an or some nice nasheeds. Support him to find his own way to Allah and Islam. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister,  Welcome to the path which makes the paradoxical full …

Dealing with Anger in a Marriage

Dealing with Anger in a Marriage

In this counseling answer: Getting married and having a child are two major life transitions that require quite a bit of adjustment. It is common to feel ungrounded during these big transitions. The counselor advises the sister to get counseling (maybe couple-counseling, if possible) to process her personal journey and spend more time learning about …

How Will Our Marriage Survive Without Intimacy?

How Will Our Marriage Survive Without Intimacy?

In this counseling answer: Intimacy in a marriage begins on the level of communication, understanding, consideration, and compassion. Understanding and implementing these essential ingredients will help the marriage work – both emotionally and physically. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh my sister,  We are sorry to hear about the circumstances that surround you pertaining to your …



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