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Shall I Divorce My Irreligious Husband?

Shall I Divorce My Irreligious Husband?

Answer: Wa ’Alaikum Salaam my dear sister in Islam, The fact that your husband did haram things before marriage made him unsuitable for you as a husband (as you are not a fornicator and he was). Because he does not pray, fast, etc., he is unsuitable for you as a husband and as a father …

I Sacrificed My Life to Care for My Disabled Mom

I Sacrificed My Life to Care for My Disabled Mom

In this counseling answer: While you mother has rights over you, you too have rights! What you need is team work. Team work could produce a little money on everyone’s part that would equal enough in the end. But team work will not happen if people think that they can rob you of your life. Therefore, …

Husband Insults My Lesbian Daughter

Husband Insults My Lesbian Daughter

In this counseling answer: Hatred and being disrespectful towards others only create resentment in people. While homosexuality is “wrong” according to the teachings of Islam, Muslims are still required to respect and behave well with others. As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum my dear sister in Islam, No, you are not wrong! It was not the way of the …

How Can I Teach My Toddler Prayer?

In this counseling answer: To responding the questioner who asks how to let her kid start taking part in the prayer, the counselor advises her to learn the prayer through example and interactivity; as lectures don’t cut it! the learning process has to be interactive. Wa ‘alaikum Salaam, This is the easiest and hardest question …

anxiety

I'm Getting Anxiety Attacks ; What to Do?

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum, I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling well and that you are having panic attacks. May Allah Give you Shifa’a (healing)! Panic attacks feel very similar to heart attacks, so it is very important that you go to the doctor and find out if these …

Disease

I Have An Incurable Disease, Please Advice

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum, I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling well and that you have a disease that is causing you so much anguish and problems! May Allah give you Shifa’a (healing)! The Hadith says that for every disease Allah created, He also created a cure. So, I recommend …

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 …

wife

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 …



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