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How to Deal With Being Single and Feeling Depressed?

How to Deal With Being Single and Feeling Depressed?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, Thank you for writing to us. I empathize with your worry and concerns as well as what appears to be episodes of major depression although I cannot diagnose you. Sister, when you were first depressed 8 years ago, did you see a therapist? If so, is it possible to return …

Mom is Divorced & Lonely: How to Help?

Mom is Divorced & Lonely: How to Help?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for writing to us with your most important question. It appears you are very concerned about your mom and that is a sign of a loving daughter, alhumdulilah. When couples divorce, it is often hard for one or both to move on and heal from the pain of …

My Best Friend Isolates Himself; How to Help?

My Best Friend Isolates Himself; How to Help?

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum, Thank you so much for reaching out to us. May Allah (swt) reward you for seeking counsel on behalf of your best friend, and may Allah (swt) grant you both happiness, health, and highest states of faith, Ameen. Firstly, I would advise you to find a time to talk to your friend …

Get Rid of Sorrow

Why do you look so sad? What is the point of sorrow in your life? Are you living your life or just surviving? People may laugh and play, but does that mean they don’t harbor sorrow and regret? If all the world continually grumbled about their problems, the world would be overcome with sorrow and …

“O’ Allah I seek your protection from anxiety, sorrow, inability, laziness, cowardice, stinginess, overpowering debt and subjugation by fellow man.”

What to Say When Depressed and Worried? One Dua

Feeling down in the dumps, depressed, having the blues… These are just some of the terms used to describe a feeling of hopelessness and despair that can hit even the most positive of us at some point in our lives. However when sadness, gloom and unhappiness becomes a permanent mark of our lives…

What's The Punishment for Committing Suicide

What's The Punishment for Committing Suicide?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, the question today is from Aria Shula from India. And this person says: I study medicine here in India and is a little confused about the destination of those who …

Deep Hatred to Sudden Love for My Husband; Why?

Deep Hatred to Sudden Love for My Husband; Why?

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum, Thank you for your question. For starters, I am a social worker so I do not know where you can get answers with respect to black magic. I will try, however, to answer your question from a clinical perspective. Although, from an Islamic perspective, we do believe in black magic, I have found …

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Natural Cures for Depression

Natural cures for depression succeed largely because they “dig deep” for the actual source of the problem and then try to “uproot it.”

Many people suffer from what is call SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a particular form of acute depression.

Winter Depression and Prayer

“As I grew older, the arrival of autumn every year brought with it a sense of depression held over from my youth. The coming of winter blanketed my heart with a darkness that seemed to be inescapable. Although the world was covered in white, my emotions were black and grim. I became sullen, I gained …

Does Dad Suffer from Dementia?

Does Dad Suffer from Dementia?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, It can, indeed, be very distressing when a family member reaches this stage, when it seems like the person is being defiant, as your father is being now, especially given that he is able to do these tasks but just refuses to do so in the belief that he can’t. If his …



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