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A Girl with Drug Problems; I Want to Help by Marrying Her

A Girl with Drug Problems; I Want to Help by Marrying Her

In this counseling answer: •With that said, should you marry her, you may be in for a very long road of possible caretaking, mistrust, and traumatic experiences should she relapse during a recovery. •If you want to help her, brother, please do suggest that she gets mental health and substance abuse counseling as soon as …

How Can I Tell My Parents I Want to Get Married?

How Can I Tell My Parents I Want to Get Married?

In this counseling answer: •It is a natural desire and process to seek marriage when one is of age and ready. •If you feel shy to speak to your parents, you may wish to write a letter that you can then read to them. •I’ll kindly suggest as well to bring up points about marriage …

I Can’t Bear Living with My Father-in-Law & His Wife

I Can’t Bear Living with My Father-in-Law & His Wife

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest discussing with your husband a phasing out approach. •To understand what the best way is to move with a situation such as this, it would take your understanding of why he desires to live there as well. •You have the right to have your own home. Please …

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Parents Refusing My Marriage to a Hafiz!

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for approaching us and sending your question. We pray that Allah Almighty guides you to what’s good and pure in this life and the next. We are sorry you feel hurt. We would like to remind you of what our noble Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: …

Are Marital Problems Signs that Allah’s Not Happy with Me?

Are Marital Problems Signs that Allah’s Not Happy with Me?

In this counseling answer: •From a spiritual perspective, see tests as a chance to prove yourself to Allah. •Seek counseling together with your husband. •Find comfort with Allah, turn to Him, remember Him always, ask for His guidance. •Give him the space to go through whatever emotions he is going through first and then support …

I Sacrificed a Lot for Him, Yet He’s Marrying a Second Wife

I Sacrificed a Lot for Him, Yet He’s Marrying a Second Wife

In this counseling answer: •While it is permissible, it is not the “right” of any Muslim man to simply choose to marry more than one woman. Rather, it entails a great deal of responsibility. •With regards to the Shari’ah, it is also your choice whether or not you wish to remain married to him if …

Compassionate Communication in Mosques and Marriages - ICNA 2019

Compassionate communication is essential in Muslim spaces, especially in the places of worship and marriages. During the ICNA 2019 convention’s “Relationship Optimization” session, Sh. Saad Tasleem talked about the critical role of positive interpersonal communication in masjids. Communication in Masjids Almost half of US Muslims surveyed said they attended the masjid once a week or …

Sisters, Don't Marry A Brother Just Because He Is Rich!

This is a powerful reminder for sisters. Don’t marry a brother just because he is rich. The outside life might look amazing but inside, many women who are married to rich men suffer on the inside. Powerful reminder. I Rejected His Proposal but Wish to Marry Him

I Want to Get Married, but My Father is Silent

I Want to Get Married, but My Father is Silent

In this counseling answer: • Should you wish to pursue the marriage, then it is possible to seek an alternate mahram male to fulfill this role. • Letting go of a child that they have cared for all their life is not easy for a parent to do. • Seeing things from his perspective will …



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