Entries by Abdul Latif

How Can I Distinguish Satanic Whispers From Legitimate Questions?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat  Question: Assalamu ‘alaykum. I am struggling with differentiating between legitimate questions and satanic whispers. When I was young, I remember being sexually abused, and now I keep getting waswas that I may have STI’s. What do I do in this situation? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. I […]

Do The Witnesses In a Marriage Have To Be Unrelated To The Bride and Groom?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat  Question: Assalamu ‘alaykum. Is it required that the witnesses to a marriage be unrelated to the bride or groom? Answer: Wa ‘alaykum assalam wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh. I pray you are well. No, that is not a condition for the validity of a marriage. The immediate family of the bride […]

If Someone Was Abused as a Child (Made To Masturbate) Does This Mean They Reached Puberty From That Age?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch  Question Summary  If someone was abused as a child (made to masturbate), does this mean they reached puberty from that age? Question Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate If one was made to masturbate, they are only considered to have reached puberty if ejaculate fluid […]