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Husband is Pious, but Lives with His Mistress

Husband is Pious, but Lives with His Mistress

In this counseling answer: • Remember, if one’s Islam does not make them a better human being (humanistic-spiritualty), then the external religious acts should not be a standard of valuing a person. • You should question the nature of your husband and not be fooled by religious external acts. • Your case needs serious marriage …

Shall I Marry a Married Man?

Shall I Marry a Married Man?

In this counseling answer: • I believe that deep in your heart you already know the answer to your question otherwise you would not feel guilty. • You can’t marry someone just because you feel you are out of options. • You need to ask yourself if you really want to start a life with …

Husband’s Past Poisons Our Marriage

Husband’s Past Poisons Our Marriage

In this counseling answer: • People should only reveal their current struggles if these are still in their lives •It is not fair for you to blame him for his life before you. •What ultimately matters is who we are today and what our vision and desires are for who we want to be in …

He’s a Perfect Gentleman, But Behind Closed Doors…

He’s a Perfect Gentleman, But Behind Closed Doors…

In this counseling answer: • The abuser must acknowledge and accept his or her issues and seek the necessary treatment. • It is important to encourage the abuser to seek help for his/her own sake. • Family awareness and support for your decision should be established for your safety. • The proper and consistent practice …

Is It Possible a Husband Isn’t Attracted to His Wife?

Is It Possible a Husband Isn’t Attracted to His Wife?

In this counseling answer: • I encourage you to seek support from local sources like family or community centers. • Try to find out what’s the reason your husband is not attracted to you; stressful life, past trauma, SSA, porn addiction, or else? • May not be a sexual person: some of us are not …

Wife's Ultimatum: She or My Mother

Wife's Ultimatum: She or My Mother

In this counseling answer: • You must honor your mother, but if she is the type that meddles too much and tries to control your marriage, this must be worked on. • You will need to talk to yourwife and your motherseparately and deal with the issues they face with each other. • Seek a …

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

My Younger Brothers Watch Porn!

In this counseling answer: • Share your concerns with your parents. •Start having family circles that discuss sexuality and morality in a loving and safe space. As-Salaamu ’Alaikum brother, It is understandable that you are upset and shocked by your brother’s curiosity and attempt to view “bad things.” I agree with your position that this …

I’m Having a Crush on My Atheist Colleague

I'm Having a Crush on My Atheist Colleague

In this counseling answer: • The first and effective step to overcoming someone is not seeing, hearing, or reading about the person. • Be strong and seek refuge with Allah. If you can’t avoid this boy because he is a co-worker, maybe change your schedule if you can’t deal with him and it would make …

My Husband’s Bad Habit of Criticism

My Husband's Bad Habit of Criticism

In this counseling answer: • The key is to practice changing criticisms into subjective complaints. Use gentle “I statement” that relay your complaint without making your partner feel attacked and in turn defensive. •Notice generalizations like “always” and “never” aren’t used, and the expression is subjective which is less likely to feel like an attack. …

Father Stopped Following Islam; How to Help Him?

Father Stopped Following Islam; How to Help Him?

In this counseling answer: • Recognize that each individual has his/her own journey with God. • It is important not to give up in regards to calling him back to the path of Islam using wisdom. If we are to be judgmental and critical, this will only be used by satanic energies to fuel his …



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