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I’m Addicted to Social Media; I Regret Wasting My Time

I'm Addicted to Social Media; I Regret Wasting My Time

In this counseling answer: • Divine laws are not meant to harm us rather they are to protect us. • Talk to scholars and ask hard questions. Either you will grow a deeper understanding on that ruling, which will make it easy for you to follow, or you may discover it is a cultural rule, …

My Love Left Me; I Cannot Forget Him

In this counseling answer: • Take a lesson from this experience. If you want to seek marriage to this man, or any other for that matter, make sure to do so with a mahram. • Do everything in the correct way, according to Islam, from the very beginning. This ensures that you do not experience the same …

I Can’t Stop Thinking about Boys

I Can’t Stop Thinking about Boys

In this counseling answer: • Instead of thinking about boys, focus on your present life, needs, and goals. • Join a single sisters’ group or enroll in marriage seminars at your mosque. • Keep your five daily prayers. Make du’aa’, do dhzkir, read Qur’an, and reflect upon the beauty and magnificence of mercy and forgiveness. As Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, …

I Can’t Live with the Shame of My Past

I Can’t Live with the Shame of My Past

In this counseling answer: • Instead of blaming the girl for getting you used to a physical relationship, you need to understand that it was your shortcoming in this aspect. • If you do not repeat these sins and continue to seek forgiveness, He (swt) will surely forgive you and help you in your journey …

Help Me Find My Inner Peace!

In this counseling answer: •As you grow and age, you will realize that perfection is not a destination; it is a journey. •Allah saved you from committing suicide. Can He then not ease your social anxiety? •Congratulate yourself on your accomplishment. •Get strong, find your peace before thinking of getting married. •Find your passion. •Set …

I'm Over 30, Not Married Yet; What's Wrong with Me?

In this counseling answer: •Trust Allah; perhaps Allah in His mercy and love for you is blocking relationships that will not work to save you for the one that will. •Make a list of the qualities that you absolutely have to have in a spouse. •Make another list of qualities that would be nice to …

Shall I Marry a Divorced Man?

Shall I Marry a Divorced Man?

In this counseling answer: •Many Muslims have been married before and have children. Many Muslims have been to prison and are now wonderful Muslims. People change. •You say that he is a very nice person and respectful. What about his faith? What about his devotion to Allah and following Islam? •Before you tell your parents …

Are Intimate Relationships Allowed in Ramadan?

I Wish to Marry Someone, but My Parents Disapprove Him

In this counseling answer: •If the man is Islamically acceptable for you to marry, you are free to marry him regardless of what your parents say. •Tribalism, racism, and seeking one with a lot of money are not valid reasons to deny marriage. •He was not born into Islam but made a conscious decision to …

My Mom Becomes Crazy in Ramadan due to Her Mental Illness

My Mom Becomes Crazy in Ramadan due to Her Mental Illness

In this counseling answer: •Consult her doctors whether she is allowed to fast due to her condition. •You could take this a step further by observing if there is anything in particular that seems to get her most aggravated. •Perhaps she does not realize how harsh she is whilst she is fasting. Let her know …

A Girl with Drug Problems; I Want to Help by Marrying Her

A Girl with Drug Problems; I Want to Help by Marrying Her

In this counseling answer: •With that said, should you marry her, you may be in for a very long road of possible caretaking, mistrust, and traumatic experiences should she relapse during a recovery. •If you want to help her, brother, please do suggest that she gets mental health and substance abuse counseling as soon as …



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