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How Do Arab Men Think?

How Do Arab Men Think?

In this counseling answer: Arabic culture is a broad concept. Thus, your focus should be more on understanding the patterns and trends of your individual family members directly within the broader context. As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, Great question! First of all, there is no absolute framework for how men, Arabs, or Arab men think. Let’s look at a …

I've Always Wanted to Be a Girl

I've Always Wanted to Be a Girl

In this counseling answer: • It seems you have higher levels of estrogen; a hormone responsible for the female development and feminine energy. • You have some traumatic experiences with your sexuality and positive male interactions. • Seek counseling and work through any sexually traumatic events which have influenced SSA with a therapist. As-Salaam ’Alaikum brother, It is …

I'm Still Homosexual After Marriage

I'm Still Homosexual After Marriage

In this counseling answer: “Use that time to look at how your homosexuality began in order to help you find your way forward in life instead of sitting alone recycling negative thoughts that make you more depressed. “ As-Salamu ‘Aleikom, I am sorry to hear of this dilemma that you have lived with for so …

Same-Sex Feelings: How to Get Rid of Them?

Same-Sex Feelings: How to Get Rid of Them?

In this counseling answer: • These thoughts will go away as you settle into your new life with your wife as well as your natural desires for intimacy are fulfilled within marriage. • You must also remember brother that Allah (swt) tests us all in different ways. This may be just one test for you, and alhamdulillah you have …

Misogyny

How Do Muslim Women Encourage Misogyny?

Domestic violence, sexual harassment and abuse, misogyny in all its forms – whether in the East or the West, Muslim or non-Muslim, all these diseases are alive and well in our societies. “Women shouldn’t be dressing a certain way if they don’t want to be attacked”; “Sometimes a mouthy woman just needs to be disciplined …

Repentance After Homosexual Acts

Repentance After Homosexual Acts

In this counseling answer: • It is your responsibility to seek help to resolve the depression. Not only will you have a happier and more successful life in sha’ Allah, but you will be more fully capable of preventing yourself from falling into harmful thoughts or actions. • Go to Allah, who is most forgiving, most merciful, …

having sex

4 Year Olds Having Sex!

 In this counseling answer: “My suggestion to you would be to inform his parents of what you saw and advise them to monitor what he watches, who he spends time with, and where he may have been exposed to sex.If he came over to visit you and your granddaughter, you should also continue to monitor him. …

Between Men and Women What is Midlife Crisis

Between Men and Women, What is Midlife Crisis?

How often do you meet with middle aged people whose lives have turned upside down as they take crucial changes all of a sudden and out of nowhere? In certain age, mostly from late thirties to early fifties, both men and women might experience feelings of identity lost, depression, mood changes, and dissatisfaction about their …

Battling with Homosexual Feelings

Battling with Homosexual Feelings (Video)

Salam Aleikom, In this video, you will learn: The possible reasons behind gay feelings and thoughts As Muslims, what you can do with these feelings *** Watch more: Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general and purely based on the limited information provided in the question. In no event shall AboutIslam, its …

A Love Letter from My Husband to a Man

A Love Letter from My Husband to a Man

In this counseling answer: “I would encourage you to reach out to him to reopen those channels of communication. Regardless of whether you find direct or indirect ways to communicate with your spouse, it is important for you to confront this issue and have an honest and open conversation with him about your marriage and about …



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