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 [...]

2017-12-30T08:49:50+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

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 [...]

2017-12-30T08:49:56+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

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. [...]

2017-12-30T08:50:05+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

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 [...]

2017-12-30T08:50:12+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

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 [...]

2017-12-30T08:50:23+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

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 [...]

2017-12-30T08:50:34+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Wife’s Past Ruining Marital Relationship

Question I have been married for eleven years and have two sons. Before marriage, I used to like a guy, and we both wanted to get married, but my parents refused and married me to my second cousin from Pakistan. The first two-and-a-half years, we were fighting all the time. I used to hate myself. [...]

2017-12-30T08:50:46+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Dealing with Husband’s Abuse

Question Assalamu alaykum. I have big problems with my husband, as he, after eight years of marriage, has started to complain about everything that I do. He insults me every day and tells me that the only responsibility that he has towards me is to financially support me, meaning that he does not want to [...]

2017-12-30T08:50:56+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

Deal 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 [...]

2017-12-30T08:51:04+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

How to deal with bad in-Laws

Question I have two questions: 1. My sister-in-law (husband’s sister) treated me in a bad way and would yell at me and humiliate me in front of everyone. People used to ask me how she was with me. I only spoke the truth and said what she did to me, and I did not lie. [...]

2017-12-30T08:51:13+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|

How to deal with family members

Question Assalamu alaykum, Brother, thanks for the reply, finally. I still have a question, you said that keeping ties should be done based on the customs of your country and that if sending a weekly email while living in the same home is not a custom of the country, it is still considered cutting ties: [...]

2017-12-30T08:51:19+00:00 May 7th, 2017|Beliefs, Islam, Society|
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