Nasira Abdel-Aleem | About Islam
Home > Tag: Nasira Abdel-Aleem

Tag: Nasira Abdel-Aleem

The family of my brother's wife is so arrogant

Anger Management & Resolving Family Conflicts

In this counseling answer: “Our behavioral ways of responding to our feelings (of anger) come from several sources. The most common of it is the imitation of our parents/caregivers and cultural group. If your family or cultural group yells when they are angry, then you will probably do that too when you are angry. However, because of …

Mother-In-Law Destroys Our Marriage

In this counseling answer: “Parents are supposed to launch their kids, meaning sending them out on their own to live their own lives, not parent them their whole lives. The kids are supposed to care for the parents by making sure they are fed, clothed, sheltered and loved. Keeping company with one’s mother more than anyone else is …

Fiancé Doesn’t Want to Talk to Me Before Marriage

In this counseling answer: “Feelings between people of the opposite gender automatically generate another feeling – an emotional attachment. That is the way Allah (swt) designed the system between genders (as explained in the ayah). This may be what the brother is trying to avoid, i.e., feelings on his part for you which he may not …

marriage proposal

Rejected a Proposal, But Now I Regret It

Answer: Wa ’Alaikum Salaam dear brother in Islam, You have an amazing level of taqwa (piety), Al-Hamdulillah! May Allah preserve you in it! Allah says in the Quran that marriage is for love and mercy: “And among His Signs is this, that He created for you mates from among yourselves, that ye may dwell in tranquility with them, and …

Want to Get Rid of My Abusive Husband

Want to Get Rid of My Abusive Husband

In this counseling answer: “You have every right to get out of this loveless marriage where you have treated abominably! Please do. You have a son who needs to be raised in a healthy and Muslim environment. His father seems like a horrible person and a horrible role-model.” As-Salaamu ’Alaikum dear sister in Islam, Your …

Husband Can’t Satisfy Me in Bed; I Want to Divorce

In this counseling answer: “Thus, it is going to take time for him to learn how to satisfy his wife because driving her machine also involves looking at the road signs instead of just letting her do things to him and having a car wreck. He learned to drive, I assume, so he can learn to …

I’m Afraid I Can’t Marry Because of My Scars

I’m Afraid I Can’t Marry Because of My Scars

In this counseling answer: “If your suitor is truthful and trustworthy, then trust him when he says that your physical flaws do not matter to him. Trust him when he says that he loves you as a person and because you are religious. If your decision ends up being wrong, then you know you did your …

He Suddenly Became a Violent Middle-Eastern Man

He Suddenly Became a Violent Middle-Eastern Man

Answer: Wa ’Alaikum Salaam my dear sister in Islam, I feel completely drained after reading your question. I can only imagine how you feel! This is Islam (not what your husband is doing): “And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquility in them; and He …

She Finally Broke Our Engagement; I Can’t Move On

She Finally Broke Our Engagement; I Can’t Move On

Answer: Wa ’Alaikum Salaam dear brother in Islam, Thank you for turning to us for help. You have suffered a lot, and I hope that what I say can help relieve your suffering – by the Will of the Almighty God. My dear brother, you said “I know it was haram to love her before …

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 …



find out more!