Was the Prophet Really Merciful?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum Was the Prophet really merciful? I read in Abu Dawud and Nasai that Abu Bakr said that killing anyone for insults is for no man after the Prophet, is this authentic? Abu Bakr’s own daughter Aisha had said that the Prophet would not repel evil with evil […]

I Love a Girl Who Is Toying with Me

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am talking with a girl for five years. We are attached to one another; she is very important in my life . I have expressed my love to her many times and want to marry her. We speak with good manners and never cross limits. She […]

What Should I Expect from Allah? Anxious and Bitter

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am getting treatment for anxiety. I have prayed to Allah for so long that I ask, “when will Allah’s help come”? I know Allah is always near. I am angry and bitter at Him for my suffering because I try to please Him; the next day, […]

My Son Married a Non-Muslim

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My son has married a white non-Muslim girl. May Allah give him guidance and put in his heart to marry a Muslim girl. Please give me some duas to recite to help my husband and I get out of this situation. Answer: Assalamu alaykum sister, SubhanAllah, this […]

How to Deal With Love

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I met a boy. The first time I saw him I felt like I had known him for a thousand years and I felt some connection. Day by day I started to learn more about him, but I never spoke to him. He doesn’t really know me […]

Sexual Urges and Masturbation

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it OK for me to masturbate to avoid having sex due to my high sexual urge? Answer: Assalamu alaykum sister, Thank you for your honest question. It is not permissible for you to masturbate in order to avoid fornication. The effect is counter-productive. Masturbation causes one […]

Marriage and Troubled Past

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum I am from India, I got married just a week ago. The girl I married is educated, polite and has Islamic culture. Before marriage, I came to know that she had a relationship in her nearby village. I thought it could be forgiven so I decided to […]

Hiding Money Before Going to the Friday Prayer

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum 1) When I go to jummah, I leave my money in the car (on purpose) so when people ask me for money, I would say, “I don’t have money on me right now”. I was referring to my pockets since the money is in the car. Is […]

My Husband Keeps Forcing me to Serve his Mother

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My husband keeps forcing me to serve his mother. She doesn’t treat me nicely at all. She emotionally guilts me, gives me silent treatment, speaks about me badly in front of me to other women she knows and leaves all the rubbish for me to clean […]

Husband with High Physical Needs

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum My fiance has told me that he is not amongst normal men. He has a medical condition which makes his libido very strong. He is practising Muslim and takes the religion seriously. He says he will need approximately 2-3 hours in the bedroom and will then feel […]