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I Love a Girl Who Doesn’t Want to Marry Me

I Love a Girl Who Doesn't Want to Marry Me

In this counseling answer: • Do not live your life for anyone other than Allah (swt). • Find yourself first, and then you will be more able to find the person who loves you because you will have definition all on your own. • Education, like everything else, is not an end in itself (unless …

His Family See Me a Bad Girl Over a 'Hotel Day Use'

His Family See Me a Bad Girl Over a 'Hotel Day Use'

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest dear sister that if you have not already, that you repent of the poor choice you both made that has caused his parents to think ill of you (and him). •More importantly, by repenting and makingduaafor this situation you may gain a closer relationship with Allah which …

My Cousin is in Love; What Can I Advise Her?

My Cousin is in Love; What Can I Advise Her?

In this counseling answer: • You need to let her know that what she is feeling for that person is not “love”. Her feelings are a result of the surroundings she sees.“A man is upon the religion of his best friend, so let one of you look at whom he befriends.” (Sunan al-Tirmidhī) • I …

Barirah and Mughith

Barirah and Mughith - A Love Story at the Prophet's Time

This is a fictional piece of creative writing, inspired by the story of the Prophet’s Companions, Barirah and Mughith. Their story is famously quoted in books of hadith, and resonates withhuman experiences that are not often discussed amongst Muslims – that of love, both passionate and unrequited, of heartbreak, and of the tumultuous nature of …

When the Heart is Clean, Something Amazing Happens!

When the Heart is Clean, Something Amazing Happens!

When the heart is clean of anything that competes with Allah, something really amazing happens. Everything that the person loves will be through, by, and because of Allah; and that you will be left loving only what Allah and not loving what Allah does not love…

Most Common Questions Muslim Youth Ask about Marriage

Most Common Questions Muslim Youth Ask about Marriage

Getting married is one of the major steps one would take in his life. It’s not easy to decide to spend your whole life with one person. It’s really a very strong commitment that needs deep thinking and an informed decision. Here’s a list of common questions youth ask about marriage. So, If you’re considering …

Feeling Empty Inside? Fill it With Allah

Feeling Empty Inside? Fill it With Allah

No matter how much love you have in this life from your friends, from your spouse, from your parents, from everyone else in this world… you will always have a void in your heart that can only be fulfilled by the love of Allah.

Is Trust in Marriage Really that Important? - About Islam

Is Trust in Marriage Really that Important?

“Sunny days, everybody loves them. Tell me, baby, can you stand the rain?” — song “Can You Stand the Rain?” by New Edition *** Happily Ever After? Just as Hamid was settling into an engaging conversation with friends, his cell phone chimed indicating a text message. Groaning, Hamid reached into his pocket and withdrew the …

Parents Disapprove of Marriage

My Parents Disapprove of Marriage, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: •I would kindly suggest brother, that if you and the girl desire to marry that you do so. •I would respectfully and kindly sit with your parents and inform them of your decision. •Use the Qur’an to illustrate how we are to chose our mates. As-salamu alaykum brother, Thank you for …

20 Popular Questions Asked by Teens

20 Popular Questions Asked by Teens

Your parents say one thing. Your friends say another. But what does Islam say regarding relationships, crushes and other issues facing teens today? Many people write to us with questions that perhaps they wouldn’t be too comfy asking mom, the sheikh or even their bestie. We’ve compiled a list of questions we get asked on …



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