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My Sister Cannot Find a Husband; She Feels Suicidal

My Sister Cannot Find a Husband; She Feels Suicidal

Answer: As Salaam ‘Aleikom, Thank you for your question. I will try to advise you the best I can, In sha’ Allah. I am sorry to hear about your sisters’ situation. She has been rejected so many times now that she thinks all men are the same. The problem with some cultures is that they …

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, …

Depressed & Unsatisfied with Life; What's Wrong with Me?

Depressed & Unsatisfied with Life; What's Wrong with Me?

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, In sha’ Allah, I will try to address your major points to help you feel more at ease in your depressed mood. You say, “I feel like I have let down and hurt many people.” Do you have a reason to feel this way, or do you assume that you have let …

Panic Attacks Ruin My Life

Panic Attacks Ruin My Life

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing us. I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing panic attacks.  Panic attacks and anxiety affect millions worldwide. It can be quite debilitating.  Some people get attacks so bad and for so long that they become agoraphobic and end up not leaving their home for years. …

Ungrateful and Suicidal: My Hopeless Condition

Ungrateful and Suicidal: My Hopeless Condition

Answer:  Dear sister,  Thank you for your question. Actually, many people have similar questions and experience feelings of doubt. We often get discouraged when things don’t go as planned. However, it seems that you have been experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression on several levels to the point that it makes you feel suicidal. To make …

How to Leave Stress Behind

How to Leave Stress Behind

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing to us. I am sorry to hear about the brother who broke his promise to you. I am not sure what this promise or agreement was as you did not say. What you have said is that he no longer communicates with you, and when he does he …

Can Islam Cure Depression?

Salam Sara, Thank you for raising this interesting issue. According to psychological studies, a large percentage of people today are subject to some kind of depression, even small children, so it is important to explore this issue in relation to being better Muslims. The Islamic system aims to create a balance in the Muslim’s life, by …

What is the Remedy for Sadness?

What is the Remedy for Sadness and Depression?

Just because the situation has become a bit strained, or you have made poor choices, or there is someone in your family who is constantly picking on you or even bullying you – don’t let this define you. Turn to Allah with the will to move on.

What Causes Sadness and Depression?

Depression and anxiety are buzzwords of current times. Nearly everyone knows someone who is struggling with extreme sadness for a myriad of reasons. It is impossible to categorize those who go through difficult times in boxes, because everyone has their own journey…

My Husband’s Sexual Addiction is Killing Me

My Husband’s Sexual Addiction is Killing Me

Answer: As-Salamu Aleikom, Thank you for submitting your question. I would like to offer you some tips and advice on how to move forward, in sha‘ Allah. Please watch the video below. In this video, you will learn about: –          the difference between revealing someone’s sins vs. seeking help from a counselor –          the importance …



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