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How to Fast Ramadan While Having My Final Exams?

How to Fast Ramadan While Having My Final Exams?

In this counseling answer: • Trust in Allah that you will make it through Ramadan. • Make duaa. • Make a schedule for your Ramadan obligations as well as your school obligations. • Ensure that you eat healthy, energizing foods after magrib and especially for suhoor. Also, stay hydrated throughout the evening. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Thank you for your question. It is one …

Lonely Revert: No One Wants to Be a Mentor to Me

Lonely Revert: No One Wants to Be a Mentor to Me

In this counseling answer: • I encourage you to reach out to other Muslims and other venues (meet-ups, study groups, etc.) to make friends. • Check out your student associations and see if there are any Muslim groups you could join. Most colleges and universities have them. • Make du’aa’ that He guides you towards righteous, good …

I Broke My Own Hymen

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, …

How Can I Heal After a Breakup & Start Loving My Cousin?

How Can I Prevent Being in a Haram Relationship Again?

In this counseling answer: • Focus on the right things. Educate yourself and seek Islamic knowledge; it will make you a stronger woman. • Don’t give him false hopes as it will only hurt his feelings. If you don’t have intentions to marry him, tell him that. • Tips to move on after a breakup: cry; …

I am currently involved in a relationship with a Muslimah through SMS messages. It has taken us far and I have just proposed to her through SMS.

SMS Messages Are Taking Me Too Far

In this counseling answer: • At times, trickery or deception is behind the online character; it is not uncommon for individuals to fantasize and misrepresent themselves. • You should meet several times in the presence of a third person and to get to know each other well. It is likely that the women you meet …

I'm Still in Love with My Cousin

I'm Still in Love with My Cousin

In this counseling answer: • You can learn from this mistake by making sure that you keep all your actions halal by refraining from free mixing or being alone with another man as we are told to by Allah (swt) to ensure that you never fall into this situation again. • Pray all the voluntary prayers, fast …

He Just Disappeared and Left Me in Tornadoes

He Just Disappeared and Left Me in Tornadoes

In this counseling answer: • Cut every contact with this brother. • Appreciate yourself. • Talk to your parents about marriage in general. As-Salamu `Alaikum sister, Thank you for sending us your question. May Allah (swt) help you to find peace and serenity within yourself and grant you the strength to have the power to overcome …

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 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 …

How Can I Stop Myself Wishing to Turn Back Time?

How Can I Stop Myself Wishing to Turn Back Time?

In this counseling answer: • Divine laws are not meant to harm us rather they are to protect us. • Talk to scholars and ask the hard questions. Either you will grow a deeper understanding on that ruling, which will make it easy for you to follow, or you may discover it is a cultural …



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