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Don't Worry: Teenage Crush is Normal

Don't Worry: Teenage Crush is Normal

In this counseling answer: • It can be very overwhelming and confusing. Since these feelings you are experiencing are new, you get easily overwhelmed by them. • Doing well in school is the best thing you can do for yourself at this point, because it will help you to get into college and become what …

Making Friends is Against My Introvert Nature

Making Friends is Against My Introvert Nature

In this counseling answer: • You should ensure that your introverted nature does not prevent you from making healthy relationships with people. • I would also encourage you, my dear sister, to try and taste the beauty of loving sisters for the sake of Allah (swt) and making friendships with them, even if it is …

I Pretended I Was a Hindu to Escape from Bullying

I Pretended I Was a Hindu to Escape from Bullying

In this counseling answer: • I would advise thatin sha’ Allahyou also speak with your Imam about what is going on in your community as far as being Muslim and being bullied. • Speak to your parents. • Get counseling. • Cut off relations with this boy and focus on building up your self-esteem and …

I Have Daydreams & Anxiety Because of Bullying

I Have Daydreams & Anxiety Because of Bullying

In this counseling answer: • It seems that you may have somePTSDgoing on. Dreaming about the trauma and re-living it are partial symptoms. • Please seek help from a CBT therapist. • You join a support group for adult victims of bullying. • Go into prayer instead and pour your heart out to Allah (swt). …

How Can I Prevent Being in a Haram Relationship Again?

How Can I Prevent Being in a Haram Relationship Again?

In this counseling answer: • Focus on the right things. Educate yourself and seek Islamic knowledge; it will make you a stronger woman. • Don’t give him false hopes as it will only hurt his feelings.If you don’t have intentions to marry him, tell him that. • Tips to move on after a breakup: cry; …

How to Deal with Bullies?

How to Deal with Bullies?

In this counseling answer: • Remember that you are not the one that is accountable for her behavior. You are only accountable for how you respond to it. • Allah (swt) tells us in the Qur’an to respond for evil with that which is better.So at the very least, simply not responding to her at …

I’m Unable to Concentrate on My Studies

I'm Unable to Concentrate on My Studies

In this counseling answer: • Realizing how we feel and acknowledging it is the first step towards healing. • A career counselor may be able to offer you advice and direction in finding out what it is you truly wanted to do (as you initially said) and help you on that path. • I would …

What to Do If I Have No Friends? - About Islam

What to Do If I Have No Friends?

In this counseling answer: • Start a journal writing down your daily thoughts about yourself. • List all of the good qualities you have as a friend and list the qualities you seek to a friend. • Be the one who initiates these activities and qualities to show others you are interested in being a …

Her Father Rejected My Marriage Proposal; Now What?

Her Father Rejected My Marriage Proposal; Now What?

In this counseling answer: • I will kindly suggest brother that insha’Allah you make istakharah prayer regarding this proposed marriage. If still, you see no signs from Allah to continue, I kindly suggest that you forget about trying to marry this woman. • While it’s nice to have parents blessings and permission, is not necessary …

I Left My Haram Relationship, Yet I Miss Him

I Left My Haram Relationship, Yet I Miss Him

In this counseling answer: • Repent to Allah. • I would certainly encourage you to get involved in halal social circles that will provide you with some social support. • Try to keep good contact with your family and friends back home to reduce the loneliness. Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam dear sister, May Allah (swt) forgive …



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