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How to Deal with Emotional Abandonment in Marriage

How to Deal with Emotional Abandonment in Marriage

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I Can’t Have Children; I’m So Depressed

We Can’t Have Children; I’m So Depressed

As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, As women, we have this natural drive and desire to have children and nurture them. When placed in a situation that deprives us of attaining what we desire (not just having children, but anything), then naturally this will lead to frustration and feelings of upset, which can have an impact on relations …

We Love Each Other But Have Trouble Having Children

We Love Each Other But Have Trouble Having Children

In this counseling answer: • Stress, worry, depression can play a part in the ability to get an erection as can fatigue or feeling conflicted about one’s self. Try to get to the root of your husband’s problem. • Seek counseling. A good counselor will be able to help guide you through this and address any …

Infertility

Depressed and Suffering from Infertility

In this counseling answer: • Your first step is to accept the pain that you are experiencing. • Try therapy again. • Once you start to love and accept yourself again, you can start allowing yourself to love and accept others. Salamu `Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry to hear about …

Infertility And Illness

If you are a married couple without children then you have to have faith and make dua to Allah. You must believe Allah will cure infertility and illness.

Childless

Remaining Childless: Why Is It a Cultural Taboo?

Our culture is one of procreation; children are regarded as blessings from God, and we are told our progeny will spread Islam. Delaying marriage, waiting to begin a family, or experiencing infertility each amount to disregarding this sacred duty. While it is considered taboo in many cultures to remain childless- and the Muslim culture is …

I Can't Get Pregnant, so He Wants a Second Wife

I Can't Get Pregnant, so He Wants a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: “Thinking long and hard about your future, decide what you want to do and think is best for you. Then pray Salatul Istikharah asking Allah to either facilitate for you what you’ve asked for or remove it for you and place in your heart contentment.” As-Salamu ‘Aleikom, I first want to …

Waiting for a Child for 17 Years; I Want to Die

Waiting for a Child for 17 Years; I Want to Die

In this counseling answer: “Recent research tells us that stress boosts levels of stress hormones, such as adrenaline, catecholamines, and cortisol, which can inhibit the release of the body’s main hormone, GnRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone), which is responsible for the release of sex hormones. Subsequently, this may suppress ovulation in women, reduce sperm count in men and …

I Can’t be a Mother; Am I Worthless?

I Can’t be a Mother; Am I Worthless?

In this counseling answer: “When we let fear determine our actions we walk ourselves into situations where we feel resentment, bitterness, and despair. We are clinging to a situation that cannot change and breaks our hearts over and over again. You need to determine what’s right with your heart and not let fear move you.” As-Salamu …

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His First Wife Steals My Time Because of Their Kids

Wa alaykum salaam and thank you for sending your question to Ask About Islam. I am truly sad to hear of your situation. Polygyny is a very difficult lifestyle choice, and comes with numerous challenges to one’s own self as well as one’s marriage. Polygyny: Not a Game For men, polygyny is a serious responsibility that is accompanied …



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