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I Broke My Own Hymen

I Broke My Own Hymen

In this counseling answer: • Even if you did break your hymen, you are still a virgin. •A girl’s/women’s hymen can break naturally from playing sports, a fall off of a bike, or other strenuous activities. •There is no need to disclose to your future husband that you used to masturbate. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, …

I Lack Motivation; How Can I Be Persistent? - About Islam

I Lack Motivation; How Can I Be Persistent?

In this counseling answer: •Reflect on the blessings and the reasons for gratitude. You will feel the intrinsic motivation to do anything and feel that anything can be possible. •Always give priority to quality over quantity. •Develop a vision in life, a focus and become relentless. •Create the ideal study space. •Start with a planner. …

Existential Questions Make Me Anxious

Existential Questions Make Me Anxious

In this counseling answer: • Self-talk. I encourage you to challenge your own negative thoughts. Imagine if someone else asked these questions, how would you respond to them? • Identify a positive coping skill to implement when you have these thoughts, such as exercising for 30 minutes, reading Quran, praying, or painting. • Write down …

I Feel Bad Turning His Proposal Down

I Feel Bad Turning His Proposal Down

In this counseling answer: • You did say no, so I would kindly suggest that you move on and stop looking for him online. • As long as you kindly refused his proposal in an Islamic way, the outcome, or the way he chooses to feel about it or act afterward, is not your responsibility. …

Youth Challenges: Today and During Prophet's Time

Youth Challenges: Today and During Prophet's Time

Even though circumstances are different, youth challenges remain the same. This includes young Companions during the Prophet’s time and youths today. In this video, SheikhHussain Kamani reflects on the connection between the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and his young Companions. Finding Solutions What did the Companions do? Who did they return to? …

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; …



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