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Porn Sickens Me But Can't Stop!

Porn Sickens Me But Can't Stop!

In this counseling answer: • You need to identify the contributing factors and make changes in your life. This means avoid the people who remind you of porn, get rid of the sources, and add positive influences to your life. • Find your passion in life (the positive kind) and allow those interests to dictate …

How Can I Help My Drug-Addict Friend?

How Can I Help My Drug-Addict Friend?

In this counseling answer: • Remember is that Allah can guide whom He wills to. • I recommend directing the addict to seek counselling, not only for their addiction but also to deal with any traumatic experiences they have had or are having. • It’s important to let the community know that such issues do …

My Husband is a Drug Addict!

My Husband is a Drug Addict!

In this counseling answer: • While Allah hates divorce, there are circumstances wherein divorce is permitted. However, it is best if you first try to save your marriage if you can. • It is best if you first try to save your marriage if you can. • You can choose to stay with your husband …

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

In this counseling answer: • Share your concerns with your parents. •Start having family circles that discuss sexuality and morality in a loving and safe space. As-Salaamu ’Alaikum brother, It is understandable that you are upset and shocked by your brother’s curiosity and attempt to view “bad things.” I agree with your position that this …

Will Masturbation Cause Problems in My Future Marriage?

Will Masturbation Cause Problems in My Future Marriage?

In this counseling answer: • Don’t be too hard on yourself as you are seventeen years old and are at one of the peaks of hormones and sexual energy in your biology. However, this does not give you the green light to indulge and crystallize the habit to no end. • Sit down and write …

I’m Addicted to Social Media; I Regret Wasting My Time

I'm Addicted to Social Media; I Regret Wasting My Time

In this counseling answer: • Divine laws are not meant to harm us rather they are to protect us. • Talk to scholars and ask 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 rule, …

I Don’t Want to Live with My Drug Addict Husband

I Don’t Want to Live with My Drug Addict Husband

In this counseling answer: •If you decide to stay and help him, I strongly suggest seeking counseling. •Seek intervention. •During the intervention, make it clear that if he refuses to quit, then there will be consequences. •Avoid enabling him. Enabling is doing things for someone that enables them to keep using without any consequences or …

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

Abnormally High Sexual Desire: Can I Masturbate?

In this counseling answer: • If masturbation is a means to help release your sexual tension and keep you focused on higher goals in life, as a psychologist, I think it can help with your situation. In my opinion, masturbation becomes haram if it is habitual and accompanied by viewing of illicit material. • Try …

A Working Mom & a Dad with PC Game Addiction

A Working Mom & a Dad with PC Game Addiction

In this counseling answer: “Consider resetting yourself, taking some time to regenerate, and then preparing to discuss the matter with your husband either candidly and empathically face to face (if you can do this without becoming so upset that you are speaking harshly to him) or in a letter (to help you write from your …

I Found Porn on My Brother's Computer!

I Found Porn on My Brother's Computer!

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhbrother, “Allah the Almighty has laid down religious duties, so do not neglect them. He has set boundaries, so do not overstep them. He has prohibited some things, so do not violate them. About some things He was silent—out of compassion for you, not forgetfulness, so seek not after …



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