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I Can’t Stop Thinking about Guys

I Can’t Stop Thinking about Guys

In this counseling answer: • Focus on your present life, needs, and goals. • Join a single sisters’ group or enroll in marriage seminars at your mosque. • Keep your five daily prayers. Make du’aa’, do dhzkir, read Qur’an, and reflect upon the beauty and magnificence of mercy and forgiveness. As Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, What you have been experiencing …

I Left My Haram Relationship, Yet I Miss Him

I Left My Haram Relationship, Yet I Miss Him

In this counseling answer: • Repent to Allah. • I would certainly encourage you to get involved in halal social circles that will provide you with some social support. • Try to keep good contact with your family and friends back home to reduce the loneliness. Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam dear sister, May Allah (swt) forgive …

I Love a Guy, but My Parents Don’t Want to Meet Him

I Love a Guy, but My Parents Don’t Want to Meet Him

In this counseling answer: • Your parents are looking to marry you to someone who will provide well for you, so you will live comfortably without worrying about finances or the like. • Reevaluate your position on him and objectively determine whether he is right for you. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your …

Feeling Isolated During Ramadan

Feeling Isolated During Ramadan

In this counseling answer: • Contact the mosque and find out if there are any Muslims who are near you. • Ramadan is about festivities, yes, but it is more so about your relationship with Allah (swt) and drawing closer to Him through fasting, personal study, prayer and other acts of worship. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Ramadan can …

How to Fast Ramadan While Having My Final Exams?

How to Fast Ramadan While Having My Final Exams?

In this counseling answer: • Allah that you will make it through Ramadan. • Make a schedule for your Ramadan obligations as well as your school obligations. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Thank you for your question. It is one that a lot of students worry about. As your future depends on your exams, your future also depends on your …

I Can’t Live with the Shame of My Past

I Can’t Live with the Shame of My Past

In this counseling answer: • Stop the blame and take ownership of what you have done. • Pray as much as possible and get yourself involved in new activities. Dear brother, Before we look at your situation, you need to know the underlying fact that your move to approach AboutIslam is already a step closer towards achieving …

Committed Zina & Abortion, Need to Return to Allah

Committed Zina & Abortion, Need to Return to Allah

In this counseling answer: • Allah forgives all sins if you are sincere in your repentance. • Reflect on yourself and what kind of a person you want to become. • Do not allow your feelings towards him to transform you into a prisoner of your own desires. As-Salam ‘Alaikum dear sister,   Thank you for sending us …

I Broke My Own Hymen

In this counseling answer: • Even if you did break your hymen, you are still a virgin. • A girl’s/women’s hymen can break naturally from playing sports, a fall off of a bike, or other strenuous activities. • There is no need to disclose to your future husband that you used to masturbate. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, …

I’m in Love with My School Therapist!

I’m in Love with My School Therapist!

In this counseling answer: You seem to have an emotional attachment. Be aware of the difference between who the counselor is as a person and what images, desires or fantasies you are projecting onto them. You may consider finding another (possibly male) therapist. As-Salamu ’Alaykum brother, Firstly, I am glad to hear that you have consistent …

Don't Worry: Teenage Crush is Normal

Don't Worry: Teenage Crush is Normal

Answer: Salamu Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. I ask Allah (swt) to bless you and to grant you success in this life and the next. It is very normal for a girl at your age to get into a “crush” with someone. As you reach puberty and your body grows and …



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