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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 …

Desperate Mother: Children Are Tempted by the West

Desperate Mother: Children Are Tempted by the West

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alikum sister, May God reward you and your husband for all your efforts! It is not easy to raise good children these days nearly anywhere. Society at large has very powerful and alluring lifestyles that contradict our Islamic ideals. You are not alone in this. Try to seek support from Muslim families in …

We Were Sexually Curious When We Were Young; I Feel Guilty

We Were Sexually Curious When We Were Young; I Feel Guilty

In this counseling answer: “Do not be confused. I sincerely do not believe that you or your brother is guilty of any crime or sin at all. However, I do believe that you may have suffered emotional damage and that this can affect how you see yourself as a woman. I encourage you to find healing from …

It’s So Hard to Get Away From Sins

It’s So Hard to Get Away From Sins

In this counseling answer: “Think of all the young Western women born in atheist families that want to follow Islam and wear hijab, but their families disapprove and abandon them. Remember the courageous Muslims living in Communist countries like China who are not able to fast in Ramadan, and are forced by teachers to eat …

I Can’t Find Peace & Faith in My Life

I Can’t Find Peace & Faith in My Life

In this counseling answer: “Make lists! In making lists, you can organize your thoughts linearly and develop your planning skills for school.” Wa ‘Alaykum Salam wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh, Not a thing to worry, dear sister, it is not too long at all! Don’t apologize for communicating your feelings! We are very glad to have you …

Only Practicing Muslim in The Family: I Feel Lost

Only Practicing Muslim in The Family: I Feel Lost

In this counseling answer:  “Getting closer to Allah (swt) is a journey that would need many steps to be accomplished. We would never be able to take all the steps in one leap. If we try to do so, we will feel the journey is so difficult, and we will be frustrated and might even think of not …

Hating the Person I Used to Love

Hating the Person I Used to Love

Answer: Dear S, Allah (swt) always answers our questions but not always in the way we would like Him (swt) to answer our questions. He (swt) responds; however, it might not be always the response we are expecting. Often, when we are experiencing disappointments or trials, the way we can overcome these disappointments and be …

How to Deal with Bullies?

How to Deal with Bullies?

In this counselling answer: “You are not the one that is accountable for her behaviour. You are only accountable for how you respond to it.” As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Bullying is undoubtedly an unacceptable behaviour and should not be tolerated. Of course, bullying on any level hurts so there is no wonder why you feel distressed …

What to Do If I Have No Friends?

In this counseling answer: “We do not need a whole crew of friends, only a few close friends whom we can journey through this life together. Be careful who you chose as friends so it does not impact your faith negatively. Be the one who initiates these activities and qualities to show others you are interested …



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