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Over Sensitive Wife, How to Deal with Her?

In this counseling answer: “I would kindly suggest dear brother that you and your wife take Islamic marriage classes.  They are offered at a lot of Masjids, perhaps there is one in your area.  While you both have been married before you may feel, well why should we?  However, you have not been married to …

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Let’s Talk About Sex

“In my family, my colleague told me proudly, “we had so much hayaa’ that my mother and all the girls would come to every prayer, even when we were menstruating. If we couldn’t pray, we would get dressed for prayer and sit in the row behind the men so that when our father and brothers …

Muslim Author’s Books Link Faith and Sex

Conversations about sex and sensuality can be particularly uncomfortable in Muslim cultures. Although there are immediate connections between the Islamic faith and the sexual gratification of its adherents, many Muslims across the globe find themselves challenged by the idea that their sensual pleasure may be considered Islamic. Consequently, there are few and limited social discussions, …

My Husband Makes Me Feel Like an Object

My Husband Makes Me Feel Like an Object

In this counseling answer: “If he does not show that he is interested in you, then there is no point in wasting your life with him. I suggest that you stay at your parents’ place and let him take the step to solve the issues between you two. Wait and see what he does, or is …

taboos

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. …

Sex

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 …

sex in Islam

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 …

Sex

'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 …



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