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Will Masturbation Cause Problems in My Future Marriage?

In this counseling answer: • Don’t be too hard on yourself as you are seventeen years old and are at one of the peaks of hormones and sexual energy in your biology. However, this does not give you the green light to indulge and crystallize the habit to no end. • Sit down and write …

My Husband's Bad Habit of Criticism

My Husband's Bad Habit of Criticism

In this counseling answer: • The key is to practice changing criticisms into subjective complaints. Use gentle “I statement” that relay your complaint without making your partner feel attacked and in turn defensive. • Notice generalizations like “always” and “never” aren’t used, and the expression is subjective which is less likely to feel like an attack. …

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

In this counseling answer:  • Share your concerns with your parents. • Start having family circles that discuss sexuality and morality in a loving and safe space. As-Salaamu ’Alaikum brother, It is understandable that you are upset and shocked by your brother’s curiosity and attempt to view “bad things.” I agree with your position that this …

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

In this counseling answer: • If masturbation is a means to help release your sexual tension and keep you focused on higher goals in life, as a psychologist, I think it can help with your situation. In my opinion, masturbation becomes haram if it is habitual and accompanied by viewing of illicit material. • Try …

Father Stopped Following Islam; How to Help Him?

Father Stopped Following Islam; How to Help Him?

In this counseling answer: • Recognize that each individual has his/her own journey with God. • It is important not to give up in regards to calling him back to the path of Islam using wisdom. If we are to be judgmental and critical, this will only be used by satanic energies to fuel his …

Crush on My Atheist College

I'm Having a Crush on My Atheist Colleague

In this counseling answer: • The first and effective step to overcoming someone is not seeing, hearing, or reading about the person. • Be strong and seek refuge with Allah. If you can’t avoid this boy because he is a co-worker, maybe change your schedule if you can’t deal with him and it would make …

How to Help My Emotionally Disturbed Husband?

How to Help My Emotionally Disturbed Husband?

In this counseling answer: • You have to accept that you cannot help him on your own. • Your husband MUST seek help from a therapist in addition to an Imam. • If sever physical abuse takes place, you must consider calling the appropriate authorities. • Sometimes, we have to leave in order to speak …

Letting Go of the Grudges We Hold in Marriage

Letting Go of the Grudges We Hold in Marriage

In this counseling answer: • The next steps you two should take are researching conflict resolution and marital resentment skills online and engaging with those exercises. • In addition, seeking professional marital support in your area. A third party is always helpful in helping both of you to see the situation more clearly before making …

I Can’t Accept That He Wants a Second Wife

I Can’t Accept That He Wants a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: • If your husband is seeking another marriage, it is appropriate for him to discuss this matter and be transparent as his decision will affect your family. • If you do not accept this practice for your own personal reasons, you will need to make a decision as to whether divorcing …

Husband's Ex-Wife is Still Part of His Life

Husband's Ex-Wife is Still Part of His Life

In this counseling answer: “The question is, do you believe you have personal and religious grounds for divorce? Do you feel that if you move on from this marriage you are comfortable meeting God (swt) and being asked about your decision? Do you feel you can defend it? If so, then you need to decide …



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