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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 …

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 …

About Islam Is Seeking Youth Writers - Join Our Team!

About Islam Is Seeking Youth Writers - Join Our Team!

Aboutislam is providing a platform for Muslim youths to get their voices heard. We greatly respect our young readers. We know that you are intelligent, thoughtful and heartfelt. Thus, we invite you to please share your voice, thoughts and experiences with our millions of readers around the globe. What age are we looking for? 16-25 years old. …

How Can I Break Free from My Constant Paranoia?

How Can I Break Free from My Constant Paranoia?

In this counseling answer: • Make an appointment with a therapist in your area for an assessment and ongoing counseling. • I would kindly suggest that you do gain a complete and full knowledge about human sexual development, sexual feelings, and Islamically appropriate ways to handle them. • You may have had some form of …

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 …

Her Father Rejected My Marriage Proposal; Now What?

Her Father Rejected My Marriage Proposal; Now What?

In this counseling answer: • I will kindly suggest brother that insha’Allah you make istakharah prayer regarding this proposed marriage. If still, you see no signs from Allah to continue, I kindly suggest that you forget about trying to marry this woman. • While it’s nice to have parents blessings and permission, is not necessary …



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