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What to Do with My Horrendous Childhood Memories?

Check out this counseling answer: • You need to seek professional help, such as counseling, in order to be able to process the feelings that you have towards your father and your mother. • Let him know that you are thankful to Allah for granting you such a husband and that you look forward to …

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 …

Mom Takes Her Frustration Out On Me

Mom Takes Her Frustration Out On Me

In this counseling answer: • Allah tests us all in different ways, where the test is to see how we respond to the trial. • Share the responsibility equally with your siblings and mother. • Let your mother know how her constant anger and anxiety is impacting you, and how it is making you withdraw …

Husband is a Drug Addict; I Don’t Love Him Anymore

Husband is a Drug Addict; I Don’t Love Him Anymore

In this counseling answer: • It is important that you take your family into confidence about what you are going through. • I would advise you to stop fearing the worst and become assertive with your husband about your relationship with him. Tell him that you are absolutely not ready to live this way and keep …

Do I Have to Endure Everything My Parents Do to Me?

In this counseling answer: • They are violating your rights for protection. Do they not know that they will be accountable to Allah for the way that they treat you and your sibling? • I kindly suggest that you speak with your grandmother and other relatives about moving. Please, do not wait. Your parents have …

How Shall I Deal with My Aggressive Wife?

How Shall I Deal with My Aggressive Wife?

In this counseling answer: • Before heading straight for a divorce, it is advisable that you take other steps first to try and resolve the issue. • Begin by always taking a calm approach in the knowledge that Allah will reward your patience. • Beyond this, try to first understand things from her perspective …

Jailed by My Ex; I Want Revenge

Jailed by My Ex; I Want Revenge

In this counseling answer: • Seek help immediately for your mental health issues from a professional in your area. • Revenge is Allah’s (swt) and holding on to hateful feelings, revengeful desires, or other harmful thoughts towards self or others is emotionally dangerous. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear brother, I am sorry to hear about what your …

Toronto Multi-faith Coalition Breaks Silence about Violence against Women

TORONTO – World Interfaith Harmony Week is being celebrated in Toronto this week with a series of multi-faith gatherings including a forum of Faith leaders held on Tuesday, February 5th to discuss the common experiences of religious communities around the issue of violence against women. The event themed ‘Break the Silence’ was hosted by the …

Don’t Wives Have Value in Islam?

Don’t Wives Have Value in Islam?

In this counseling answer: • Islam prohibits abuse. It is a sin. • If you have family in the area, I suggest you reach out to them. • Seek counseling. As Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Yes! You have many rights in Islam as a Muslim, as a woman, as a wife, and a mother. Please see this …

Fighting Domestic Violence: New Islamic Shelter Opens in Calgary

‘Growing numbers of Muslim women, refugees and immigrants fleeing abuse and violence’ CALGARY — Indeed there are several social NGOs in Calgary, Canada which offer services for Muslim women escaping domestic violence but the new ‘Nisa Homes’ is the only specialized transitional shelter which accommodates vulnerable Muslim women, CBC reported. “There are women who aren’t …



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