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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 …

After 3 Months of Marriage, I’m Still Afraid of Having Sex

After 3 Months of Marriage, I’m Still Afraid of Having Sex

In this counseling answer: • Whether it is physical or psychological, the best thing you can do to start is to see a doctor. • When you are relaxed, the fear will reduce. • Don’t feel pressured. Assalamu alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa barakatuh sister, Firstly, just to reassure, many people experience a sense of fear …

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. …

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 …

I’m not Satisfied with Our Sexual Life

I’m Not Satisfied with Our Sexual Life

In this counseling answer: • Start by rekindling the relationship and remembering what attracted you to him in the first place. • Being apart from one another gives you the space to reflect on the marriage. • Seek counseling. Wa Alaikum salaam wa Rahmatullah wa barakatuh, It is not unusual in a relationship that after …

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 …



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