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My Fiance Disappeared & Left Me in Tornadoes

My Fiance Disappeared & Left Me in Tornadoes

In this counseling answer: • Cut every contact with this brother. • Appreciate yourself. • Talk to your parents about marriage in general. As-Salamu `Alaikum sister, Thank you for sending us your question. May Allah (swt) help you to find peace and serenity within yourself and grant you the strength to have the power to overcome …

British Muslims

Muslim Journalist Explores Online World of British Muslims

From dating to gaming and creating their own online spaces, Muslim youth and the internet are usually paired together in an interesting and innovative way that has been explored by journalist Hussein Kesvani in his new book, Al-Araby reported. Kesvani explores in his first book, Follow Me, Akhi: The Online World of British Muslims, how …

I am currently involved in a relationship with a Muslimah through SMS messages. It has taken us far and I have just proposed to her through SMS.

SMS Messages Are Taking Me Too Far

In this counseling answer: • At times, trickery or deception is behind the online character; it is not uncommon for individuals to fantasize and misrepresent themselves. • You should meet several times in the presence of a third person and to get to know each other well. It is likely that the women you meet …

I'm Still in Love with My Cousin

I'm Still in Love with My Cousin

In this counseling answer: • You can learn from this mistake by making sure that you keep all your actions halal by refraining from free mixing or being alone with another man as we are told to by Allah (swt) to ensure that you never fall into this situation again. • Pray all the voluntary prayers, fast …

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 …



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