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After Sexual Harrassement, I Feel Guilty & Worthless

After Sexual Harrassement, I Feel Guilty & Worthless

In this counseling answer: “My dear, you are not responsible for the crimes this man has committed against you. His actions do not define your worth or your character in any way. What matters is that the person you are engaged to right now is a man you feel proud of and that the woman you are …

Am I Suffering from Social Anxiety?

Am I Suffering from Social Anxiety?

In this counseling answer: “I would suggest that you begin slowly; join a few groups or clubs at school that you are interested in and start to open yourself up to making nice Islamic friends. Remember, it is quality, not quantity!” As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Thank you for your important question. It is one that concerns many young …

I'm Really Worried About My Future

I'm Unable to Concentrate on My Studies

In this counseling answer: “Overcoming your possible mental health obstacles and feelings of low self-esteem should be one of your first priories right now. Also, seek help from a career counselor and decide what YOU want to do in your life…” As-Salamu ‘Alaukum sister, Thank you for writing us with your concerns. I am sorry …

Everyone is Against My Hijab

Everyone is Against My Hijab

In this counseling answer: “Be steadfast in your identity as a Muslim, even if the society or some people make it hard for you. This is your test from Allah (saw). Plan properly what you want. When planning, look at the factors that the new location provides you with. Also, think about things that it does …

I Pretended I Was a Hindu to Escape from Bullying

I Pretended I Was a Hindu to Escape from Bullying

In this counseling answer: “Please do speak with your parents, get counseling, cut off relations with this boy and focus on building up your self-esteem and confidence through true Muslim friends and activities. Once you begin to heal from the trauma you have been going through, and can see more clearly, you will be thankful …

How to Decide What to Do with My Life?

How to Decide What to Do with My Life?

In this counseling answer: “I suggest you find a quiet, nurturing place for self-reflection. Think about what it is that you would truly want to do if life was free from drama, stress, and pressure. Once you have a list of two or three things you would truly love to do, write a chart of practical steps …

What Should I Do If I Get Bullied?

What Should I Do If I Get Bullied?

In this counseling answer: I would advise you to speak up about the bullies and let them know that your strength in the right direction is stronger than their strength in the wrong direction. Work towards making yourself a stronger person, such that no-one can break you down. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear brother, I am sorry …

Not Satisfied with My Body: How Will I Marry?

Not Satisfied with My Body: How Will I Marry?

In this counseling answer: “Keep on thanking Allah (swt) for what He has bestowed and try looking at the positives in your life. This will help you overcome your fears.” Dear Sister, The institution of marriage in Islam serves the purpose of family. However, the ideals set by the society often make individuals judge their outer appearance …

I Have Low Self-Esteem; How Will I Get Married?

I Have Low Self-Esteem; How Will I Get Married?

In this counseling answer:  “Bullying can cause so many problems later in life such as the ones you are going through now. Please start a journal by taking a self-inventory. Write down all of your good attributes and successes no matter how insignificant you may think they are. Please do not let the bully win. You …

Abusive Father & Critical Husband: I’m Depressed

Abusive Father & Critical Husband: I’m Depressed

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Aleikum, Thank you for reaching out to us with your problem. We’ll try our best to help you, in sha’ Allah. First and foremost, children need a safe and secure home free of violence, and parents who love and protect them. From what you have described, it sounds like you have had a …



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