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Why Don't I Want to Have Sex?

Why Don't I Want to Have Sex?

In this counseling answer: • Once you are stuck in this routine with negative feelings towards sex, you will only continue to reinforce these feelings. • The root cause of the problem is probably more likely something outside of the relationship such as stress due to work. • Rekindle the relationship; go out on dates …

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 …

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 Need to Have Sex, but I Work Far from My Wife

I Need to Have Sex, but I Work Far from My Wife

In this counseling answer: “Brother, your options are limited as your job keeps you on lengthy sea voyages. Taking a second wife would be hard as you cannot even spend time with your first wife due to your job. Additionally, it would not solve your issue as you are mostly in the sea. Tips for controlling …

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 …

My Wife is Not as Attractive as I Expected

My Wife is Not as Attractive as I Expected

In this counseling answer: “You also need to ponder on the fact that she is the one who was destined to be with you from Allah. There must have been a good reason that Allah chose that particular girl for you and your future family that you will build together Insha’Allah. Do focus on those …

Husband Doesn’t Like Having Sex with Me

Husband Doesn’t Like Having Sex with Me

In this counseling answer: “If your husband remains reluctant to get connected with you, I advise you to seek professional help such as couple therapy. In any case, your relationship has just started and hopefully over the time you and your husband will overcome this initial adjustment phase. Some couples don’t really have a good …

I'm Not Good Enough for My Husband

I'm Not Good Enough for My Husband

In this counseling answer: “I would kindly recommend that whatever your decision is, you get counseling to deal with the stress and sadness you have been going through. Start your journal insha’Allah for clarification.  Delegate chores and some of the bills to your children. Seek refuge in Allah and spend social times with uplifting Muslim …

After Having a Baby, Husband Isn’t Interested in Me

After Having a Baby, Husband Isn’t Interested in Me

In this counseling answer: “On the one hand, I’m encouraging you to be a little less available. Keep yourself busy fulfilling meaningful goals for your own life and expanding the positive relationships you have in your life with friends. So, all of your free time isn’t invested in focusing on what you aren’t getting from …

Husband Stopped Having Sex with Me; I’m Thinking of Divorce

Husband Stopped Having Sex with Me; I’m Thinking of Divorce

In this counseling answer: “The duty of a husband is to treat his wife with kindness and all the other women in his life that he is responsible for. A husband treating his wife well isn’t conditional on how much she does for him. The character of a man of God is one who strives …



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