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Muslim Youth Survival Kit - About Islam

Muslim Youth Survival Kit

Take it upon yourself to be an Ambassador of your religion to live and breathe as best as possible, the way Prophet Muhammad did, and to convey the message of our deen with kindness and compassion.

I Feel Bad Turning His Proposal Down

I Feel Bad Turning His Proposal Down

As Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Often times, men take it personal when they offer a marriage proposal and are turned down. I guess, who wouldn’t be, right? But it seems he may be taking it to extremes from what you stated about his profile pictures. However, as you said “no” to the proposal, I am wondering …

I Want to Help the Sick & Poor: How to Get Involved?

I Want to Help the Sick & Poor: How to Get Involved?

In this counseling answer: • Write down a list of the issues in your community or elsewhere that are of high need. Chose a few that you feel you could offer the most benefit to. •Check out your local Masjid and see what charitable events are going on there. •Network with others in the mosque. …

With Conversion to Islam At Work Came Love

With Conversion to Islam At Work Came Love

In this counseling answer: You should try to spend some time on your own, separating out that which pertains to Islam and that which pertains to this man. As-Salamu `Alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh sister, We welcome you to Islam!We are very happy for you and we pray that you gain much benefit on the …

I Love a Guy, but My Parents Don’t Want to Meet Him

I Love a Guy, but My Parents Don’t Want to Meet Him

In this counseling answer: • Your parents are looking to marry you to someone who will provide well for you, so you will live comfortably without worrying about finances or the like. •Reevaluate your position on him and objectively determine whether he is right for you. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your …

I’m in Love with My School Therapist!

I’m in Love with My School Therapist!

In this counseling answer: You seem to have an emotional attachment. Be aware of the difference between who the counselor is as a person and what images, desires or fantasies you are projecting onto them. You may consider finding another (possibly male) therapist. As-Salamu ’Alaykum brother, Firstly, I am glad to hear that youhave consistent …

Don't Worry: Teenage Crush is Normal

Don't Worry: Teenage Crush is Normal

Answer: Salamu Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. I ask Allah (swt) to bless you and to grant you success in this life and the next. It is very normal for a girl at your age to get into a “crush” with someone. As you reach puberty and your body grows and …

Desperate Mother: Children Are Tempted by the West

Desperate Mother: Children Are Tempted by the West

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alikum sister, May God reward you and your husband for all your efforts! It is not easy to raise good children these days nearly anywhere. Society at large has very powerful and alluring lifestyles that contradict our Islamic ideals. You are not alone in this. Try to seek support from Muslim families in …

We Were Sexually Curious When We Were Young; I Feel Guilty

We Were Sexually Curious When We Were Young; I Feel Guilty

In this counseling answer: “Do not be confused. I sincerely do not believe that you or your brother is guilty of any crime or sin at all.However, I do believe that you may have suffered emotional damage and that this can affect how you see yourself as a woman.I encourage you to find healing from …

It’s So Hard to Get Away From Sins

It’s So Hard to Get Away From Sins

In this counseling answer: “Think of all the young Western women born in atheist families that want to follow Islam and wear hijab, but their families disapprove and abandon them. Remember the courageous Muslims living in Communist countries like China who are not able to fast in Ramadan, and are forced by teachers to eat …



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