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Husband Refuses to Give Me Even a Penny

Husband Refuses to Give Me Even a Penny

In this counseling answer: • A woman’s money is her own and he has no right to it at all. On the contrary, all the money he earns you and your children have a right to as the entire point for a man to have a job is first to care for his family. •Whatever …

I Wish to Study Islam but Need to Work

I Wish to Study Islam but Need to Work

In this counseling answer: • Write down the areas wherein you are strong as well as the areas or points in which you would like to improve. Make a step plan for these points. A step plan lists step by step how you will succeed in a goal. • I would kindly suggest that you …

Fiancé Said He Won’t Marry Me, Unless I Quit My Studies

Fiancé Said He Won’t Marry Me, Unless I Quit My Studies

In this counseling answer: • Unless and until he approaches your parents alongside his parents, what you do is not at all his concern. He is simply trying to control you and ruin your life. • I suggest that you seek to develop a strong relationship with your parents and that in the future you …

A Hijabi's Guide to Nailing an Interview - About Islam

A Hijabi's Guide to Nailing an Interview

Job interviews can be so nerve-wracking! But if you do a little prep beforehand, it can actually be an enjoyable and confidence-boosting experience. I know it may not seem possible now, but trust me on this! As a hijabi, you might have some concerns about religious discrimination, but rest easy: the law is actually on …

No Job, No Husband: Why Does Allah Close All Doors?

No Job, No Husband: Why Does Allah Close All Doors?

In this counseling answer: • Many recent grads take jobs in their fields of studydoing work that is related to their profession but not works that are their exact dream position for which they studied. • We need to look for the positives in our workplace and build upon those strengths.Rarely, some office cultures do …

I Can’t Get a Job in Hijab; My Faith is Weakening

I Can’t Get a Job in Hijab; My Faith is Weakening

In this counseling answer: • I suggest you start reading the Qur’an to remind yourself that Allah is there to help you and not against you. It will refresh your faith and you will feel better. •Expand your job search to open up more doors for yourself, even if there are jobs not in your …

Husband Forces Me to Work in an un-Islamic Environment

Husband Forces Me to Work in an un-Islamic Environment

In this counseling answer: As a middle ground, perhaps you could be looking for another more appropriate job in the meantime where the contact with men is more limited. Wa Alaikum salaam wa Rahmatullah wa barakatuh, You are in a difficult situation at the moment, torn between working in an uncomfortable environment but pleasing your …

My Husband Isn’t a Real Muslim Man

My Husband Isn’t a Real Muslim Man

In this counseling answer: “I believe that certainly, there are reasons which are the basis of your husband’s contemptuous behavior.It is easy to lose motivation and feel worthless when an individual undergoes issues finding a good paying position. Constantly being turned down, rejected, or disregarded really causes feelings of discouragement and demotivation to spike. However, …

I'm Not Good Enough for My Husband

I'm Not Good Enough for My Husband

In this counseling answer: “I would kindly recommend that whatever your decision is, you get counseling to deal with the stress and sadness you have been going through. Start your journal insha’Allah for clarification. Delegate chores and some of the bills to your children. Seek refuge in Allah and spend social times with uplifting Muslim …

I’m Afraid I Won’t Find a Job in Hijab

I’m Afraid I Won’t Find a Job in Hijab

In this counseling answer: “So, the key is to remain patient when you start wearing the headscarf and have faith thatinsha’ Allah,Allah (swt) will make it easy for you. I know it is not easy to follow Islam openly in many places of the world. The believers are tested in various ways. Just have faith …



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