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My Husband Doesn’t Do Anything to Us; I Feel Helpless

My Husband Doesn't Do Anything to Us; I Feel Helpless

In this counseling answer: • I kindly suggest, dear sister, that you address your shyness and seek counseling if needed. • Attend the Masjid and Islamic events. • Seek Allah’s guidance and mercy as He loves you, sister. I • Increase social activities and begin to maintain ongoing relationships with other sisters. • Set personal …

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Go Back to Work or Stay with the Baby?

In this counseling answer: •The period from 1 to 7 is crucial for a child to have a steady relationship with aprimary care-giver, namely the mother. •So, the bottom line is that one can always go back to work, make money, and have career, but one can never go back to bring back the lost …

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Real Talk: Is a Wife Obligated to Cook, Clean & Raise Kids?

Short Answer: “No, a woman is not obligated to do housework. Yes, you can easily find a number of “Islamic” websites that list housework as a woman’s duty, but the fact of the matter is that these claims are not backed up with proof.” While a wifedoes have certain responsibilities, like guarding her husband’s property, …

11 Ways to Maximize Productivity As A Work From Home Mom

11 Ways to Maximize Productivity As a Work from Home Mom

Vacuum the carpet. Clean the bathroom. Throw out the trash. Brew tea. Check Facebook.These are just some of the things that run through my mind when I sit down at my desk to start my work. If I were to give in to each and every whim I think of, I’d never get any work …

Exhausted of Being a Working Wife & Mother

Exhausted of Being a Working Wife & Mother

Wa ‘Alaikum As-Salam, I truly ache for you as I am very well aware of how difficult it is for a young woman to be with small babies all by herself with no support. Let me say first that you are a very honorable woman. I have no doubt that Allah (swt) sees your sacrifices …

I Crave My Mother’s Love & Care - About Islam

I Crave My Mother’s Love & Care

In this counseling answer: “Do not feel depressed by comparing your lives to those who seem to have “perfect” mothers. Consider, instead, the lives of those who have no mothers. In addition, if she is failing to see through you, why don’t you let her know of your feelings through your actions?When you do acts …

Wife Wants to Live with Her Parents

Wife Wants to Live with Her Parents: How to React?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …

Abortion for Work: Permissible? - About Islam

Abortion for Work: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for your question and your interest to know more about Islam and its values and teachings. It is not …

Should Muslim Women Stay Home and Not Work

Should Muslim Women Stay Home and Not Work?

Wa Alaikum Assalam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Idealistically, the choice for working or not working should be up to you and only you, as long as you abide by Islamic principles when outside the house. However, the culture in some societies defies Islam, since in Islam, …



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