Maryam Bachmeier | About Islam
Home > Tag: Maryam Bachmeier

Tag: Maryam Bachmeier

I Fed Up with Indian Caste System & Married Secretly

Fed Up with the Indian Caste System; I Married Secretly

In this counseling answer: • The gentle education of your parents must be slow and gentle. Show them love and respect by acknowledging what they feel and what they are trying to say to you. Listen to them so that you can identify their fears. This will empower you to contemplate strategies to use in …

My Outbursts of Anger Affect My Family

My Outbursts of Anger Affect My Family

In this counseling answer: • You will find comfort in prayer and confidence in your awareness that Allah (swt) is guiding you and helping you to correct yourself. • Don’t just say sorry; develop an action plan for your own personal development in order to increase the probability that you won’t have serious angry outbursts which can …

Evil Whisperings Affect My Pious Daughter

Evil Whisperings Affect My Pious Daughter

In this counseling answer: “The important thing is to create a family atmosphere where your daughter feels accepted as she is. With that said, you might suggest her to set apart a special time each day for “learning” the correct tajweed, and correct wudu’ apart from her regular prayers. You might even offer to help her with this. (She …

Dissociative Identity Disorder

How to Cope With Dissociative Identity Disorder?

In this counseling answer: “Letting go of the anxiety is the first step. When you decide to re-start your prayer practice, you will begin slowly and with a new understanding, experiencing one prayer per day at first so that you can change the effects of the practice into one that is in and of itself …

How to Deal with a Constantly Criticizing Husband

How to Deal with a Constantly Criticizing Husband

In this counseling answer: “For now, you must make sure that you do have people around you who support you in feeling about yourself the way you want to feel. For you, confidence building and self-esteem building will be very important. This is why I advise you to connect with friends who believe in you …

How to Overcome Gay Thoughts

How to Overcome Gay Thoughts

Answer: Wa ‘Alaykum As-Salam M, It takes great courage to be authentic and face your issues straight as you are. I admire you for your sincere effort in making the most appropriate decision. I do have to put forth my disclaimer in that as a Psychologist with areas of expertise in Clinical Psychology, Spiritual Psychology, …

A Working Mom & a Dad with PC Game Addiction

A Working Mom & a Dad with PC Game Addiction

In this counseling answer: “Consider resetting yourself, taking some time to regenerate, and then preparing to discuss the matter with your husband either candidly and empathically face to face (if you can do this without becoming so upset that you are speaking harshly to him) or in a letter (to help you write from your …

Want to Escape to Abroad From Family Pressure

Want to Escape to Abroad From Family Pressure

Answer: Wa ‘Alaykum As-Salam Sister, I truly feel the frustration, fear, and sadness you must be feeling. You urgently need to be true to your own soul whilst your culture is demanding from you a choice that is not congruent with how you feel your life is supposed to be lived. This is no doubt …

My Hypocritical Husband: This Is Not Islam For Me!

My Hypocritical Husband: This Is Not Islam For Me!

Answer: Wa ‘Alaykum As-Salam, I am so sorry to hear this story. It seems in recent years we are hearing more and more about such turn of events and betrayals in relationships, causing marital pain and suffering of families. Islam is such a beautiful faith and an extraordinary path that if followed with a healthy …

Husband Cheats on Me, but Doesn’t Divorce Me

Husband Cheats on Me, but Doesn’t Divorce Me

Answer: Wa ‘Alaykum As-Salam, As a woman, I can truly empathize with you and your desire to find a good man who will love and protect you and your child. The treatment that you have endured from a man, who has not achieved manhood due to his character defects, is utterly deplorable and I am …



find out more!