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  • Hating Oneself – Lost Identity

    Question I hate myself so much. I am a girl that did not live like a regular girl. My family enforced the Hijab on me by beating and harassing me. In order to enforce my obedience, they grounded me for a week just to cover my face. I wear the Hijab regularly, but I hate it. The schools in my district did not accept me because of my visa. One of the.. More

  • Lacking Means to Advance in Way of Allah

    Question Assalamu alaykum. If you want to move forward and progress in Allah's way but the necessary factors are missing, could it be a punishment or that you are getting no further guidance? In Islam, we are told that in order to be successful on this path, we need certain things. The need to be around people, whether by being married or having a.. More

  • Daughter Feels Oppressed by Father

    Question I do not even know where to start. My parents have been very abusive ever since a young age. They had a very bad marriage relationship that affected us badly. My dad had some mental issues before. When he was younger, he used to take it all out on us in our early childhood through physical and emotional abuse. My brothers suffered the worse;.. More

  • Our Children and Quran in Ramadan - II

    Parents will also receive the greatest reward: With regard to you, dear fathers and mothers, you will certainly receive a great reward and endless happiness if your child memorizes the Quran. The parents’ efforts to make their child memorize the Quran will not be in vain. Listen to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, who says:.. More

  • Our Children and the Quran in Ramadan - I

    Facts and news: The first piece of news: An eleven-year-old boy from the Croatian capital Zagreb memorized the whole Quran. A Zagreb-based newspaper said that the child, who is still at the primary school, has memorized the whole Quran in five years and that he used to spend four hours a day in memorization of the Quran. The second piece of news:.. More

  • Husband Neglects Wife and Two Kids

    Question Assalaamu alaykum. May Allah reward you! I have been married for five years now and have two kids. My husband lives abroad and never calls me. He has not come for a year now. He only takes care of his family even though he has brothers, and he always ignores me for his family. The conditions are not good where he is staying, and I have asked.. More

  • Kindness to Parents Obligation Even When Abusive

    Question My father has never cared about me and never treated me nicely ever since my childhood. I am over 30 years old now, and I have serious problems in my life because of him. He is not responsible, never paid for my education, never helped me to be myself, and always irrationally accuses me and insists on that in order to make me feel bad. He.. More

  • It’s about time

    Since the beginning of time, someone else has been controlling your time, or rather your timeliness. When we were younger, our parents determined when we got to school and how early or late we were. They helped us to dress and get ready, and we were under their control. Then, as we got older, we gained some of our own independence, but then, many women.. More

  • Brilliant Examples of the Pious God-Conscious Child

    Perhaps the title of this article astonishes you, and attracts your sight and attention, and maybe you are now thinking about that unknown child, or, let us say, the child who is unknown not only to you but to many other parents. A pious God-conscious child! Is it possible that such a child actually exists? Perhaps, dear parent, you need of a book.. More

  • Good Expectations of Allah While Facing Difficulties in Life

    Question I am feeling very disappointed right now. In fact, my heart is burning. I have been searching for a better half for four years, as my marriage failed to materialize at the eleventh hour four years ago. I thought that it was for the best, as Allah, the Exalted, plans something better for you. I also asked for the best better half in Makkah,.. More

  • Feeling That In-laws Control Couple’s Life

    Question Assalamu alaykum. I am having marriage issues because of the interference of my in-laws and I wonder how to deal with this. I am from the UK, my husband is from abroad and feels obligated to keep sending money to his family who are extremely wealthy already. The grandfather, who owns many properties in the UK, also sends them money for the.. More

  • Husband Drinks and Does Not Pray

    Question I have been married for three years. A week after our marriage, my husband told me that he drinks. I was shocked to my core, but I thought that this could be fixed as he told me that he planned to quit within a year. He told me to take off my hijab because I look like his mom. He still drinks everyday. The only promise he has kept is that.. More

  • Institution of marriage and social duties of Muslims

    The foremost and fundamental institution of human society is the family unit. A family is established by the coming together of a man and a woman, and their contact brings into existence a new generation. It then produces ties of kinship and community, which gradually develop into a large society. The family is the institution through which a generation.. More

  • Marital Issues

    Question Assalamu alaykum. I have been married to my husband for eight years now, and we have three daughters, praise be to Allah. Sometimes, my husband and I face marital problems, which makes me sad. I am an American who converted to Islam nine years ago. Due to how I was raised in my society, I never saw what marriage looks like. I feel like I.. More

  • Anxiety Due to Feeling Weaker Than Peers

    Question Assalamu Alaykum. I am 28 years old and have problems learning and understanding things. I am physically weak, but I worked hard in education and reached the software engineering level and passed it. I have faced many diseases ever since childhood, but now I have no apparent disease besides the fact that I am still weak. I have undergone.. More

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