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This Muslim Woman Is Breaking Taboos By Discussing Sex

A little suitcase filled with animated pictures and materials, steadfastness and confronting questions are the only things Fadoua Amjoud needs to get diverse classes talking about sexuality. Among the pupils are Muslims, but her aim is to teach everybody sex ed. “The most important thing is to break the taboo of speaking about sexuality, really. …

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On Muslims, Sex and Dead Bedrooms

Should we really talk about sex? Why do some Muslims still shy away from discussing sex and intimacy issues? Why do some couples accept and surrender to a very boring relationship instead of trying to make it enjoyable? Is it our religion that prohibits such discussions and allows us a very tight space of pleasure …

sexual attraction

Is Sexual Attraction A Sin?

Read part one “As you grow,” my father said, “your bodies will start to change.” Listening attentively, my brothers, sisters, and I sat on the carpet of the living room opposite to our parents. It was just after dawn, and we were all having the morning class that my parents held for us each day …

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Islam, Women and Sex: Do We Overdo Things?

I was deeply amused by Umm Zakiyyah’s recently published article entitled ‘Good Muslims Don’t Think About Sex’. The absurd reaction shown by the assistant teacher against an innocent little girl’s dream ‘to be a mommy ‘is a good and practical reminder to us that, in reality, there are still many Muslims out there who tend …

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'Good Muslims Don’t Think About Sex'

“You won’t believe what just happened,” the assistant teacher, who was elder to me and had immigrated to America from a predominantly Muslim country, said as she entered the staff room of the Muslim school where I worked. The other teachers and I smiled knowingly as we looked toward her. We had grown accustomed to …

US Writer Publishes First Halal Sex Guide

LONDON – An American Muslim author has penned the first ever halal sex manual for women, after being asked by a newlywed acquaintance to share some tips to young Muslim wives. “I put an emphasis on having sex only with your spouse, but having the full range of sexual experiences with that spouse,” the US-born …

Are You Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

Are You Stuck in a Sexual Rut?

If you look at the latest movie and TV offerings, it would seem like everyone is “doing it” and doing it a lot. But according to a Health.com article, 40 million Americans are in a sexless marriage, meaning they have sex less than 10 times a year. Many Muslim couples go through the same. Sex and …

My Husband's Past Hurts Me

My Husband's Past Hurts Me

In this counseling answer: The counselor believes if you and your husband explore the insecurities behind the fear of being truthful with each other, you will be giving yourselves an opportunity to grow closer together on a heart level. She advises to give yourself time to process the negative energy and your anger and pray to Allah …

Having Sex with One wife in front of the Other

Having Sex with One wife in front of the Other: Permissible?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- It is to be noted that having sex with one’s wife in front of any other person, even if a second wife, is not permissible. 2- …

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Muslim Virgin Sex Myths Debunked (Video)

Sex or physical intimacy is a highly important part of marital life. However, it’s not everything. In fact, marriage has too many other aspects rather than sex. In this video, brother Karim Serageldin explains that sex is not everything when it comes to marriage. Karim Serageldin, founder of Noor, completed his BA in psychology & religion, followed …



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