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Worried About My Husband's Bad Relation with His Family

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, I am sorry to hear that you are suffering this divide between you and your husband. You too have two different ways of understanding what marriage is in Islam is, your husband’s idea is not supported by the example of our Prophet (saw). He (saw) went to Khadijah, …

My Husband Broke His Promise, And Got Married Again!

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhu, SubhanAllah! When two people make a contract with one another and one person in that contract breaks the contract, that contract become null and void for the other person in the contract! If you husband swore as you say he did, and still took another wife, you should …

Zina

Don't Want to Marry After Committing Zina

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Bararkatuhum, I am glad that your haram relationship was started on a marriage note—that helps, but not much. You have a much bigger problem that is your marriage choices. You need to make a huge tawba for your past huge sin of zina. If I were the brother wanting …

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My Would-be Wife 5 Years Older And Buddhist?

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Bararkatuhum, Thank you for your question. You mother’s concerns about her age are not valid in Islam; Khadijah, may Allah be Please with her, was 15 years older than the Prophet (saw) and he loved her and she loved him as much as any two people can love each …

Marry hindu man

Want to Marry a Hindu Man. How I Tell My Parents?

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Bararkatuhum, Thank you for your question, the problem of Muslim parents misunderstanding the limits of their role in their children’s marital choices is a big problem in the Muslim world, especially in Pakistan and India. Parents actually have no right to decide for their children who they can marry …

Husband Masturbating Instead of Having Sex with Me

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Bararkatuhum, This question is hard to answer, not because there is no answer but because it is his problem, not yours. Your problem is that he is making his problem yours, Thus, it is hard to answer because we cannot control other people’s behavior. That said, I still do …

My Nephew Being Bullied at School

Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, It is hard for me to address this issue because I do not know what is repelling (or repulsing) him, so I am going to take a few guesses so you can explore those—and hopefully explore them with him, InShaAllah, if he will confide in you. It is …

Daughter

My Daughter Hates Modest Clothes

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum, Thank you for asking this very important question. It is about a very difficult yet common problem—so, thank you for asking. My first suggestion is ask Allah for Help. When we feel desperate, like there is no solution to a problem, when we ask Allah to Guide us, …

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Irresponsible Father, Ask for Divorce?

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum Miskeena! Because we cannot control other people’s behavior, I cannot advise you as to how to “solve” this problem. I may be able to help you find a way to “deal with it” without divorce, as your family suggested (I may not agree with them, I am not sure …

Help! My Husband is Too Tough With Our Girls

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum Subhanalah, this is a hard one because it is someone else’s behavior that is the problem and we cannot control other people’s behavior! I want you to know that I agree with you, that your husband’s idea of how to do childrearing is the not the right way to …



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