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Fathering & The Uphill Struggle of My Marriage

In this counseling answer: •Those early months of infancy are definitely not easy, and you need to find ways to relaxwith it. You don’t need any more stress coming at you or your wife. •Your tension with your wife reverberates in the home, so the baby will pick up the negative vibe and react in …

I Hate My Busy Father

I Hate My Busy Father

In this counseling answer: •If we cannot learn to forgive, then this will be the result of our choice. • Despite the injustices that we believe to have suffered, returning hurt to our parents for the hurt they caused us will not make the hurt we feel go away. Pain only brings about more pain. …

The Important Role of Dad

The Important Role of Dad

In this counseling answer: •The father can be directly involved in all the same tasks as the mother in raising children, from getting them ready in the morning, educating them and playing with them. •The father can help by allowing the mother to have a break for the day, or at least a couple of …

My Husband Hits Our Children

My Husband Hits Our Children

In this counseling answer: •You should ask Allah to help your husband change his ways and view himself in an objective light. •You need to educate yourself as to why your husband’s actions are potentially damaging to the children, himself, and the family as a whole. • You may want to consider confronting him in …


Father Does Not Want to Work!

In this counseling answer: •If your husband refuses to go for help, then you need to make a decision on what you desire regarding this marriage and explore your options. •If you have a family you can stay with, then perhaps a separation will make him realize the seriousness of his lack of working and …


I Discovered She Is Not My Daughter!

In this counseling answer: “This daughter is at least your stepdaughter so that you are hermahramand you can continue to raise her as your own. She is an innocent victim of a crime that was committed against her mother and you have raised her for five years as your own; feel free to continue to …


Dad, You Are a Miserable Parent

In this counseling answer: “You need not become angry with him, but you should do everything possible to share your feelings with your father. Let him know how it makes you feel when he verbally abuses you by saying things like he wishes you were dead or even worse that you should go to hell. …


A Bad Father is Better Than No Father?

In this counseling answer: •Sit and talk with him in a gentle manner, one where you express your love for him and remind him of all the dreams he had for his children when he held them in his hands the first time. •Encourage him to remember that he will meet Allah and it will …


Father Has No Role at Home

In this counseling answer: •Talk to him and help him to see that his son misses his father dearly. •Think of activities that he can do with his son to help him to establish a relationship with him. •If it is possible, let your son spend some time with either your in-laws, your own family, …


Irresponsible Father - Shall I Ask for Divorce?

In this counseling answer: “If your husband just doesn’t care about you and the kids, you have a right to a divorce and maybe you should get one. In either case, you will need to choose to divorce him or suffer it out, hoping for your reward from Allah in the Next life (and maybe …

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