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  • How to Deal and Heal When a Friend Breaks up with You

    Question My friend and I used to be so close and shared secrets, and we were like sisters. We helped each other and stayed together through thick and thin. All of a sudden, we started fighting all the time, without any concrete reason. At first, we would remember all the good things we have gone through together and would go back to be friends, but.. More

  • Showing respect for customs and traditions

    Man is born without any experience and then is influenced by the customs and traditions from those around him. In this way, customs and traditions are conveyed from one generation to the next. Customs and traditions appear in the actions and works practiced by individuals that is oft-repeated and represents a daily or cyclic program for their life. Customs.. More

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Marriage after Homosexuality

    Question I am 41 years old. When I was young, I was sexually abused for several years between the age of 8 and 12 by several, different men. I left home and travelled to Europe at the age of 21, where I met a guy and lived with him for 10 years. The relationship ended, and I tried to commit suicide, but Allah, the Most High, did not want me to die,.. More

  • Social Evils that are Destroying Muslim Communities - I

    The role of the individual in Islam is not limited to fulfilling the five pillars. The Muslim in an Islamic community has a greater responsibility than is usually understood. All of a Muslim's activities in life are included as acts of worship depending upon the intention underlying them. Nothing is required from a Muslim beyond service to Allah The.. More

  • The Importance of Good Companionship

    Choosing and having good companions is extremely important for many reasons and from many aspects. 1) Mankind cannot live alone; every individual must live and interact with others, and when interacting with others, one either influences or is himself influenced. 2) Those people whom you sit with and take as friends are inevitably from one of the.. More

  • The house during Ramadan

    One of the favors that Allah could bestow upon a Muslim is to prolong his life until he reaches the month of Ramadan and then enables him to fast it and pray the optional night prayers during it. Rewards for good deeds in this month are multiplied; ranks are elevated; and Allah frees many people from the Hell-Fire. Therefore, a Muslim should utilize.. More

  • What You should Know about Drugs

    A newspaper reported a story of a man who was not on good terms with his wife. One day, one of his evil friends gave him some cigarettes to smoke. After smoked the cigars, he left his house and wandered the streets until he became tired and so he rented a hotel room and spent the night there. The next morning, he surrendered himself to the police confessing.. More

  • The Way to Reform Society

    Good manners, respecting others, and ensuring their rights result in friendly bonds between people, and removes dislike and grudges from their hearts. In this way the hearts become pure, sympathetic, and kind; so feelings of love and brotherhood prevail. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “He is not from my nation,.. More

  • Embracing Community Diversity

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.} [Quran 49:13] The Muslim community is one of the most culturally.. More

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