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Husband Has Erectile Dysfunction; I Want to Divorce

Husband Has Erectile Dysfunction; I Want to Divorce

In this counseling answer: • Your first goal as a Muslim is to try to save your marriage. You may wish to offer suggestions to support him in remedying this issue. • As years have gone by, it appears that it does not bother him that much. It may be that he is asexual. He needs to …

How to Solve Intimacy Problems in a Marriage

How to Solve Intimacy Problems in a Marriage

In this counseling answer: • I kindly suggest that you and your husband spend more time together exploring your intimacy on a more creative level. • It’s very important to assure him that you love him, that you’re attracted to him, that he makes you feel good in bed and that he turns you on. …

I Love My Wife but Need Less Sex

I Love My Wife but Need Less Sex

In this counseling answer: • I would recommend you speak to your primary care doctor and let him know that your arousal level is low to the extent that you only desire your wife once every two to three months and sometimes you aren’t able to sexually perform. • By not doing so you aren’t …

Husband Doesn’t Care About My Sexual Needs

Husband Doesn’t Care About My Sexual Needs

In this counseling answer: • Some men, due to ego or fear of not performing well, will take it as an insult and get angry. Others will be excited and intrigued to learn how to please their wives. • In marriage, communication is very important, as well as having an openness to learn about one’s spouse. …

I Married the Wrong Person

I Married the Wrong Person

In this counseling answer: • Express to him your desire to serve Allah together. • If he is open, you may want to engage a trusted imam to help you both sort out what is going on. • Due to the lack of sexual relationship you mentioned, I encourage him to see his doctor for …

After a Horrible First Night, My Husband Hasn’t Had Sex with Me

After a Horrible First Night, My Husband Hasn’t Had Sex with Me

In this counseling answer: • Shift your focus away from sex and instead focus on pleasurable touch. Create a loving physical connection as a couple. • Emotional trust, regular physical touch, and the foreplay leading up to sex are so important in a marriage. • If after three months of loving touch and kind effort …

Follow-Up: A Father’s Birth Trauma

Follow-Up: A Father’s Birth Trauma

Read the brother’s first message here. In this counseling answer: • Talking about possible PTSD regarding men and childbirth should be aimed at making it an acceptable topic to discuss outcomes including acceptance, understanding, education as well as treatment. • I will kindly suggest brother that insha’Allah, you speak with your wife in regards to …

Husband Doesn’t Feel the Need to Have Sex

Husband Doesn’t Feel the Need to Have Sex

In this counseling answer: “Some women would blame themselves for the sexless marriage until they understood that there were major and serious issues their husbands were dealing with which weren’t about them. For your own ongoing mental well-being, it’s important to know that it’s not your fault or due to any deficiency within you that …

Husband Neglects Me; I'm Depressed

Husband Neglects Me; I'm Depressed

In this counseling answer: • Emotional neglect is not allowed in Islam. • It is time that you talk to him about consulting a marriage counselor and/or taking marriage classes at an Islamic Center or Masjid. • If he agrees to go for marriage classes and/or marriage counseling alhumdulilah. If he does not agree to …

I’m Ill, I Need Love, But My Husband Ignores Me

I’m Ill, I Need Love, But My Husband Ignores Me

In this counseling answer: • He has been clear that the problem is him and not you. But that doesn’t mean you need to accept being lonely in your marriage! • If you haven’t tried just initiating what you need on your own, reaching for a hug for example and saying “I want to hug …



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