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Dad: The Most Abusive Person I’ve Even Seen

Dad: The Most Abusive Person I’ve Ever Seen

In this counseling answer: “I would suggest dear sister that in sha’ Allah you suggest to your father that if he wants to have his family back, he needs to get counseling first and resolve whatever it is that is bothering him (in a respectful way). Suggest he sees a counselor and a trusted imam for guidance. …

Troubled First Marriage; I Want a Second Wife

Troubled First Marriage; I Want a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: “I understand that it must be a huge emotional and mental burden that your wife is treating you in such negative a manner. However, do try to apologize to her for any wrong-doing on your part and reconcile with her again for the sake of Allah and for the sake of …

I Never Want to Talk to My Abusive Family Again

I Never Want to Talk to My Abusive Family Again

In this counseling answer: “I suggest dear brother that you focus more on your careers and goals, socializing with friends, focusing on your Islamic knowledge and growth. Partake in events at the Masjid, community da’wah as well as other activities that are of interest in the Islamic community. Try to spend this time (until you go to college) in …

How Can I Deal with My Family’s Problems?

How Can I Deal with My Family’s Problems?

In this counseling answer: • Try to talk to your family about praying together and ask everyone to read the Quran afterward. You’ll find most people are calm and more willing to talk right after praying. Use that time to bring more of Allah’s (swt) word into your family dynamics. • If your brother refuses …

Strategies against verbal abuse

Useful Strategies Against Verbal Abuse

In this counseling answer: “Let your sisters know that you will not allow them to treat you this way anymore. (e.g. “I am not going to let anybody treat me like that anymore.”) Keep your statement short and to the point. Don’t justify, and don’t apologize, and don’t negotiate. Simply state your boundaries.” As-Salamu `Alaikum dear sister, It seems you are …

Muslims & Domestic Violence (Special Folder)

Muslims & Domestic Violence (Special Folder)

Domestic violence is any behavior that aims at gaining power and control over a spouse, partner or family member. Abuse is a learned behavior; it is not caused by anger, mental problems, drugs or alcohol, or other common excuses. Unfortunately, it has become a global problem. Domestic violence can affect anyone of any age or gender. Whether it’s physical …

Muslim Men Fight Domestic Violence in Australia

3 Muslim Men Fight Domestic Violence in Australia

Domestic violence is the leading cause of female homelessness in Australia. By helping to establish a safe house for female victims, these Muslim men, officially Known as “The White Coats”  are fighting domestic violence. The safe house will shelter up to 20 women at a time. Muslim men tackle domestic violence These Muslim men are …

Muslim Author’s Book Hits Stage for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

NEW YORK – Pennsylvanian contemporary author, Sahar Abdulaziz recently joined theater goers for a small-stage rendition of her novel Expendable at the Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA. The thriller features Bella, a woman emotionally abused and tortured by her sociopathic husband, Logan. He slowly drives his wife to a mental breakdown, …

I’m Afraid of My Aggressive Husband

I’m Afraid of My Aggressive Husband

In this counseling answer: •Seek out a lawyer in Egypt. •  Leave your husband for the safety of your daughters and yourself. • If you have a good relationship with your in-laws, possibly one of his sisters or his mother, that you seek their advice and their help to get out. • Turn to Allah and …



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