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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 …

What's The Punishment for Committing Suicide?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: Dr. Shabir, the question today is from Aria Shula from India. And this person says: I study medicine here in India and is a little confused about the destination of those who …

Contemplating on Suicide Due to Abuse

Answer: Salam ’Aleikom, I am sorry for the way you have been treated. Dear sister, men and women are equal and are bound to respect and love each other. Quran says: “And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between …

Euthanasia in the Eyes of Islam

Euthanasia, assisted suicide, and assisted dying have gained varying levels of legal status in some US states, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg and Colombia. Euthanasia may involve a doctor giving a patient a lethal injection in order to relieve suffering. while assisted suicide is a broader term generally indicating that help was given to someone …



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