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Terrible Intrusive Thoughts Ruin My Life

Terrible Intrusive Thoughts Ruin My Life

In this counseling answer: • You may find some comfort and assistance in also reciting Surah Ihklas, An-Nas, and Surah Al-Falaq every day. • Make your intention once and don’t do it again. Even if you feel doubt, Allah (swt) knows your heart better than you know it. • Do wudu once and walk out. …

I Fantasize About Men While Having Sex with My Husband

I Fantasize About Men While Having Sex with My Husband

In this counseling answer: • If these thoughts become over-powering and intrusive, and interfere with your relationship, your life, and your religion, please consult a therapist for an evaluation for possible OCD or other mental health issues. • The best course of action is to ignore them and let them pass. • Do not tell …

What Can I Do with The Vulgar Thoughts in My Mind?

In this counseling answer: • Everyone gets intrusive thoughts every now and then. Even sexual ones. • You may want to examine what exactly the thought content is, how often it occurs, how long it lasts, and how you feel during these intrusive thoughts. • I kindly suggest that you seek out counseling if this …

Dirty and vulgar thoughts: Shirk or OCD?

Dirty and vulgar thoughts: Shirk or OCD?

.In this counseling answer: • I kindly suggest that you do go to a clinic or Counseling Center for an assessment. • You can get treatment. • Tell your parents so they can help you. As Salam Alaykum brother, Thank you for writing to us. I am sorry to hear about your issues with a …

OCD Is Taking Over My Life

OCD Is Taking Over My Life

In this counseling answer: Perhaps it is time to re-engage in therapy. It is a lifelong disorder, like many other mental and physical disorders we humans have, but it is treatable. Seek help from Allah. Assalamu Alaikum dear brother, I am truly sorry to hear about all you have been going through with OCD. It …

How Can I Help a Brother Who Tells Lies?

How Can I Help a Brother Who Tells Lies?

In this counseling answer: • Find out if he is aware of all of his lying, • For those who are compulsive liars, therapy is usually recommended. • Encourage him to seek help. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Thank you for writing to us with your most serious concern.  As you know, lying is haram. In a hadith …

Past Sins; I Don't Want Allah to Be Angry at Me

Past Sins; I Don't Want Allah to Be Angry at Me

In this counseling answer: • I would kindly suggest that you evaluate your thought patterns regarding other matters in your life. • Seek out a counselor in your area for an assessment. • You may wish to check out online forms and articles relating to symptoms of anxiety and OCD. As-Salaam Alaykum, Thank you for …

Why Do Dark Thoughts Come to Me While Praying?

Why Do Dark Thoughts Come to Me While Praying?

WhisperingsIn this counseling answer: •Do not overlook the positive aspects of all the acts of worship that you are able to do, as well as your striving to remain chaste and away from haram relationships. •I kindly advise you to seek an assessment from a qualified therapist. •One thing that you can do to decrease …

I’m Getting Married, but I Can’t Control My Sexual Desires

In this counseling answer: •Let’s begin by focusing on the positives; Alhamdulillah, you will be getting married soon. Alhamdulillah you have recognized that it is a problem and are in the process of doing something about it, and Alhamdulillah, Islam has the solution for this. •Continue to repent for the sin. Stand before Allah and …

Sister Doesn't Pray Due to OCD

Sister Doesn't Pray Due to OCD

 In this counseling answer: •Whilst you are concerned about her not praying, do be careful not to force her into it or make her feel bad for not praying. •If you are forceful or negative about her behavior she may eventually develop an even more negative association with prayer. •This will make it even more …



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