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Husband Fights Over Daughters' Makeup

Husband Fights Over Daughters' Makeup

In this counseling answer: •Playing with makeup is not haram, therefore your husband appears to have overreacted to the situation. •Your girls need to know that yelling, severe arguments, and domestic violence are not acceptable ways of living and it is not acceptable for a husband to treat his wife in such a way. You …

How to Deal with My Arrogant Father?

In this counseling answer: • Respond to him calmly while getting your point across as though stating a fact. Do not shout back as it will not solve the problem. • Rather than being cold, distant or angry, talk to him calmly, fully aware of your emotions. • It is essential that you realize your …

Husband Raises His Hand on Me; Shall I Leave?

Husband Raises His Hand on Me; Shall I Leave?

Salam Aleikom, In this counseling answer, you will learn: Please talk to someone that your husband raises his hand on you. You must make sure you and your kids are in safe. Involve your father, your brother, or the imam. Leave the issue of what he is doing religiously right now and focus on the problem …

Domestic Violence in Muslim Community & How to Deal with It

Domestic Violence in Muslim Community & Tips for Victims

How to deal with domestic violence? In this Khutbah, Dr. Yasir Qadhi addresses this problem, refutes claims justifying it, and provides useful tips for victims. Spousal Abuse in Muslim Communities Dr. Yasir Qadhi discusses spousal abuse in Muslim communities, condemning the misguided people who justify violence using the Quran and the Sunnah. He stressed that under …

I Found Out My Husband Backbites Me

I Found Out My Husband Backbites Me

Salam Aleikom, In this counseling answer, you will learn: Your husband has no right to talk about you disrespectfully, in secret. He is not diplomatic; he is double-faced. You can either stay silent, or reveal you know about what your husband talks about you, or involve your parents. Neither decision is an easy one. Choose …

Muslims & Domestic Violence (Special Folder)

Muslims & Domestic Violence (Special Folder)

Domestic violence is any behavior that aims at gaining power and control over a spouse, partner or family member. Abuse is a learned behavior; it is not caused by anger, mental problems, drugs or alcohol, or other common excuses. Unfortunately, it has become a global problem. Domestic violence can affect anyone of any age or gender. Whether it’s physical …

Useful Strategies to Overcome Your Fear, Guilt, and Anxiety

Useful Strategies to Overcome Fear, Guilt, and Anxiety

In this counseling answer: • Reframe your perception of the trauma. • Ask yourself how likely is this to actually happen when worrying. • Remind yourself it is all the will of Allah (swt). • Find 3 positive coping skills that can help you during emotional moments. Assalamu alaikum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatu, Thank you …

Muslim Women Shelter Opens in Edmonton

Amid growing number of Muslim women, refugees, and immigrants fleeing abuse and violence, a Muslim group is set to open its latest shelter in Edmonton, Alberta, offering a much-needed service to vulnerable women, The Toronto Star reported. “In terms of why we came here, we were getting calls from here,” said Aliyah Gauri, the project …

My Husband Made Me Live as a Refugee

My Husband Made Me Live as a Refugee

In this counseling answer: • What I want you to remember was that you weren’t lovable or loved because of him: you were loved because of who you are and he was able to witness that and experience you. • Try to reflect on the different stages of grief. Determine what your feelings are reflecting. • You must …

I Can’t Reveal that My Father in Law Molests Me

I Can’t Reveal that My Father-in-Law Molests Me

In this counseling answer: •Worrying about what other people think, worrying about losing your husband, not being believed and called a liar is a reality. It is a frightening reality. However, in this reality lies the truth. You cannot hide it. •Even if the perpetrator is his father, he should consider that you, his wife, …



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