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How to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts

How Do I Deal With Suicidal Thoughts?

Haunted by suicidal thoughts and feel that your life is worthless? The first step is to call out the handiwork your most mortal enemy – Shaitan – and put suicidal thoughts in their place. They are suggestions of self-destruction from someone who swore to make you destroy yourself through any means possible. Great, so now what? Watch …

Suicidal thoughts

Identification of Individuals with Suicidal Thoughts

Researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University’s Marcel Just and the University of Pittsburgh’s David Brent have developed an innovative and promising approach to identify suicidal individuals by analyzing the alterations in how their brains represent certain concepts, such as death, cruelty and trouble. Published in Nature Human Behaviour, the study offers a new approach to assessing …

I Want My Abusive Husband Out of My Life!

In this counseling answer: “In cases of domestic violence, the spouses must be separated before attending to the matters of relationship and negotiating an amicable solution. If you or your children are in danger, then please call the authorities in your area and don’t wait for irrevocable damage to occur. On the other hand, your depression …

Challenges of Being a Single Woman

Challenges of Being a Single Woman

Answer: As Salamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, I am sorry to hear about what you are going through. I can hear your pain through your question and it truly makes me sad. It sounds as if your parents’ separation had a huge impact on your life, your emotions as well as your mental health and your …

Is Suicide the Solution? Fadel Soliman Answers

Is Suicide the Solution? Fadel Soliman Answers

The very idea that someone wants to die is frightening. As a result, suicide is not an easy topic to discuss. However, talking about it does save lives. Would suicide really help? The huge pains that many people go through may prompt them to consider ending their life, but is it a wise decision? Will …

My Daugther Says She Wants to Die

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh, It can be very distressing for a mother to hear her daughter talk in such a way. Additionally, if she doesn’t feel there is any reason behind such thoughts or she is not willing to tell you, then this will leave you feeling helpless about how to help. Your …

Can a Woman Commit Suicide If She Is About to be Raped?

Can a Woman Commit Suicide If She Is About to be Raped?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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. Rape is one of the worst crimes in Islam. 2. Preventing this crime is the responsibility of everyone. 3. A rape victim is encouraged …

A Bullied Teen: I Want to Overcome My Depression

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to propose a solution to your current situation. I understand that your depressive state is a result of the abusive treatment you received from your schoolmates when you were younger. You have successfully overcome all negativity through weight-lifting and exercising which clearly proved …

Don't want to live anymore

I Don't Want to Live Anymore

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear brother, I am so sorry you feel as if you do not want to live, nor do you want to die. It is a very hard place to be emotionally, and this feeling sometimes results from severe internal conflict and loss of hope of resolution. You referred to it as a …

What Is The Punishment for Suicide Bombing?

Salam (Peace) Mike, Thanks for contacting About Islam with your question.  I will try to tackle the points you raised here through the concept of justice in Islam, for all these points revolve around the issue of evaluation of deeds and what should be the proper recompense for human acts.  Brother, Almighty Allah created this …



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