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Control Anger towards Mother?

Anger Towards Mother, How to Control It?

In this counseling answer: •First, think before you speak. In the heat of the moment of anger towards mother, it’s easy to say something you’ll later regret. •Take a few moments to collect your thoughts before saying anything. •Begin to keep a journal and write down your feelings several times a day in order to …

Fed Up With Mentally Disabled Child

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest getting involved with support groups for parents with children who have disabilities. These groups can provide a wealth of support as you will meet other parents who have gone through the same emotions and feelings you are experiencing right now. •You can learn great coping skills from them, …

Speaking difficulties

My Daughter Has Difficulties Speaking Clearly

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest that you take her out somewhere calm and nice, perhaps lunch or dinner and talk with her about some of your experiences when you were her age. •Share with her times that maybe you felt awkward and shy, or even fearful and how you overcame it. •Please do assure …

My Wife Yells and Beats Our Children Constantly

My Wife Yells and Beats Our Children Constantly

In this counseling answer: •What your wife is doing to your children brother is haram and a sin. She is acting as an oppressor and abuser. Whether it is conscious out of anger or due to mental illness it must be stopped. •Children have the right to be protected by their parents. It is expected …

I Can’t Stop Thinking about Boys

I Can’t Stop Thinking about Boys

In this counseling answer: • Instead of thinking about boys, 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, …

My Toddler is Touching His Privates!

My Toddler is Touching His Privates!

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest that when he does touch his privates that you do not yell at him, or tell him he is bad. Rather pull his hand away and divert him to another activity such as a toy, a game or other distraction. •Ask him if he needs to go …

Kick Daughter Out of the House

Husband Wants to Kick Our Daughter Out of the House

In this counselor answer: •I would recommend you seek advice from a scholar regarding the permissibility of this. •Remember that she is an adult now and should be treated as the same. •She should be part of decision making in the family and not spoken down to as a child anymore. •Give her more independence and responsibilities …

My Daughters Do Not Stop Fighting!

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest separating them when they do fight (especially if it gets physical) and take away a privilege such as not playing a video game for a period of time. •I would also talk to them both about the importance of getting along and the negative effects of fighting, …

Dad Sold Me to My Cousin

Dad Sold Me to My Cousin

In this counseling answer: • Forced marriages are against Islam. • I also want you to make a list of the things you want to accomplish, the things that make you happy, as well as your goals for your future. • Is it possible to contact a counselor there to inquire about possible scholarships or …

My Kids Don't Feel the Joy of `Eid, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: •You may want to take your kids to an area of town where the poorest of poor live during Eid. Instead of spending what money you were saving for them, have them spend it on others. •Have them spend a few days there with the people doing acts of charity. In …



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