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Husband Married Me for Visa

Husband Married Me for Visa

In this counseling answer: • Go for marriage counseling. •Seriously consider divorcing him if all else fails. •Make istikharah. As Salamu ‘Alaykumdear sister, I am sorry to hear of the situation that you are going through. I know it can be painful when a marriage is not working out, or when one’s spouse changes and …

My Second Marriage is a Disaster: No Kids, No Fulfillment

My Second Marriage is a Disaster: No Kids, No Fulfillment

Salam Alaikum, In this counseling video, you will learn: • List the things that make you stay in this relationship. • It is not your obligation to help him with his issues. • You have been through a lot, and you face a tough decision. Please reach out to a counselor and seek help. Watch …

How to Know When a Marriage is Over?

How to Know When a Marriage is Over?

In this counseling answer: • Abuse is in no way accepted in a marriage. • Remember, putting others down brings their own self-esteem back up as they place others in a place lower than themselves. The trick is to not fall victim to this yourself and understand his reasons behind talking to you in this …

Men Staring at My Wife Drives Me Crazy

Men Staring at My Wife Drives Me Crazy

Salam Alaikum, In this counseling video, you will learn: • First and foremost, you need to marry someone who you are comfortable with even if he/she doesn’t change anything. • Dressing more modestly must come from her. You cannot force it on her. • Give her the men’s perspective on women. Maybe she is not …

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I'm Not Attracted to My Wife, Help!

In this counseling answer: • As you have already married her brother, I would kindly suggest that you try to make the marriage work and find things in her that you find appealing. • Porn leads to all kinds of issues-besides it being haram. So, please, try stopping it. • What it is really about, …

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 …

I Don’t Want to Live in Polygyny; Is It a Sin?

I Don’t Want to Live in Polygyny; Is It a Sin?

In this counseling answer: • Outside of accepting that Allah has made polygyny permissible (under strict conditions!), it is not obligatory for any Muslim woman to accept polygamy for herself. •Turn to Allah and seek His help in filling your heart with tranquility and contentment. • Have a sincere, heart-to-heart talk with your husband about …

How Should I Handle My Parents’ Abusive Marriage?

How Should I Handle My Parents’ Abusive Marriage?

In this counseling answer: • I think it’s best that you find the right opportunity and get both your parents to know exactly how their behavior is affecting you. • Remember not to talk about the matter aggressively. • Assertive communication is essential in getting your point across to the other person and being heard. …

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 …



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