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My Husband Neglects Me but Doesn’t Divorce Me

My Husband Neglects Me but Doesn’t Divorce Me

In this counseling answer: • I would kindly suggest trying to save the marriage first.Seek out marriage counseling. • It is your right as a woman and as a Muslim to seek a divorce if you have grounds, and yes you do have grounds. • I would start initiating a plan quietly (with a counselor …

What Should I Do with My Fighting Parents? - About Islam

What Should I Do with My Fighting Parents?

In this counseling answer: • It may not be a good idea to “force” or pressure your parents to separate or divorce. • Start creating boundaries with your parents. • Be assertive with your father; talk to him openly about how affected you and your siblings are. • Going to professional therapy can help both …

Mom Takes Her Frustration Out On Me

Mom Takes Her Frustration Out On Me

In this counseling answer: • Allah tests us all in different ways, where the test is to see how we respond to the trial. • Share the responsibility equally with your siblings and mother. • Let your mother know how her constant anger and anxiety is impacting you, and how it is making you withdraw …

I Have a Bad Relationship with My Mother

I Have a Bad Relationship with My Mother

In this counseling answer: • Trials and tribulations are meant to make you, not break you. • The only way to escape being a victim is to rationalize and overcome the thoughts that hinder productivity. •You need to instill in yourself that your mother’s present behavior is not a determinant of your future. •Sometimes parents …

Spiritual abuse

Are You Being Spiritually Abused?

“At least you aren’t being hit,” is a common dismissal heard by people suffering degrees of abuse in various relationships, including marriages, birth families, and even in relationships outside of families. In addition to physical, sexual, mental, financial, and emotional abuse, due to recent high-profile cases we are hearing more about spiritual abuse in Muslim …

Wife Says She Only Married Me to Make Her Family Happy

Wife Says She Only Married Me to Make Her Family Happy

In this counseling answer: • Consider both marriage and personal counseling. • Get the family involved. • Focus on your child as a source of hope. • Work on communication and intimacy skills if you decide to stay in the marriage. • Identify 3 positive skills as you heal if you decide to leave. …

My Mom Has Never Been on My Side

My Mom Has Never Been on My Side

In this counseling answer: • While I know that you cannot do anything to change or fix your family’s behavior towards you, you can explore more about yourself and be aware of how their actions make you feel. You will eventually be empowered enough that you are able to lift yourself from their trap. • …

Husband Forces Me to Do Inappropriate Things

Husband Forces Me to Do Inappropriate Things

In this counseling answer: “When a marriage is experiencing difficulties like this, it is important to consider your options.The first thing to do in most cases is to try and turn things around and make them work by improving marital relations.” Wa Alaikum Salaam Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh, It sounds like you are facing some …

Husband Makes Me Feel I’m a Sinner

Husband Makes Me Feel I’m a Sinner

In this counseling answer: “A healthy and sound marriage cannot be built on this level of distrust, control, and abuse.Learn about Islam and you’ll find that what he is attempting to each you are based on his insecurities and not Islam itself. ” As-Salamu Aleikom, Thank you for your question. You are a convert from …



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