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Parents’ Fight & Forthcoming Arranged Marriage Stress Me Out

Parents’ Fight & Forthcoming Arranged Marriage Stress Me Out

In this counseling answer: • Instead of telling your dad directly that he is wrong and pointing fingers at him, you should try telling him how you feel. Do it when you are alone with him, so he does not get too defensive. • Leave the room when your parents are fighting. • Find some …

Middle-Eastern Marriages: Like a Lottery?

Middle-Eastern Marriages: Like a Lottery?

In this counseling answer: • In the Sunnah, we find that individuals do have a choice in marriage and should not be forced to marry anyone. • How do we get married: This, of course, all depends on the cultural context. • My advice is to honor the cultural customs so long as they do …

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I'm Not Attracted to My Wife, Help!

In this counseling answer: • As you have already married her brother, I would kindly suggest that you try to make the marriage work and find things in her that you find appealing. • Porn leads to all kinds of issues-besides it being haram. So, please, try stopping it. • What it is really about, …

Husband Left Me & The Kids for Another Woman

Husband Left Me & The Kids for Another Woman

In this counseling answer: • He has violated your Islamic rights in numerous ways, as well as the rights of your children. • It is better for you and your children to focus on your own well-being. • Seeing a qualified counselor is also very beneficial for yourself. • Show them as much love and …

A Man Wants to Marry Me, but I Don’t Love Him

A Man Wants to Marry Me, But I Don’t Love Him

Salam Alaikum, In this counseling video, you will learn: Marriage should not be a force. Take the middle ground: do not reject someone because you do not like him for the first meeting. Give him a chance and get to know him. Trust in Allah that He will give you the best. Watch more:

I Prayed Istikhara, but I’m Still Unsure About This Marriage

I Prayed Istikhara, but I’m Still Unsure About This Marriage

In this counseling answer: • I kindly suggest dear sister, that insha’Allah if this talk continues, you give them reminders from the Qur’an about their sinful ways regarding racism and backbiting. • When we make istikhara prayer, it is important that we don’t interject our own wants and desires into the prayer. • Please look …

He Seems to Be a Good Man, But I Dislike His Family

He Seems to Be a Good Man, But I Dislike His Family

In this counseling answer: • You can reject the proposal if your heart is not convinced about marrying that particular guy. • Wealth and a good status is not everything to look for in a marriage.Knowing the potential spouse’s personality, likes and dislikes are also quite important. • Be sure to set appropriate boundaries with …

My Parents Reject Every Proposal; I Feel Suicidal

My Parents Reject Every Proposal; I Feel Suicidal

In this counseling answer: • Ensure his practice of Islam aligns with your personal values as a Muslim. • Determine if you will stay with him or leave. • Sit down with your parents and speak very honestly. • Encourage your parents to have a sit down with him and his family. • Make lots …

I Want to Marry a Foreign Muslim; My Dad Disowned Me

I Want to Marry a Foreign Muslim; My Dad Disowned Me

In this counseling answer: • One way you could try easing this is by educating them on the matter from an Islamic perspective in regards to marriage. • Let them know that you are considering their perspective in your decision-making. • Arrange a meeting between the familiesso that your family can get to know his …

My Cousin Loves Me, but I Can’t Marry Him

My Cousin Loves Me, but I Can’t Marry Him

In this counseling answer: • It is important that you marry someone you would like to marry.In shaa’ Allah,please consider calling off the marriage and speak with your parents about these facts in a respectful way. • Speak with your parents, set your intentions, and makeduaa’to Allah for direction and guidance. • If your family …



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