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 […]

To Be in the Company of the Prophet

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum What is a regimen (a hizb I can implement) day to day, week to week, month to month, year to year–so that inshaallah I’ll be in the company of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) in the Hereafter? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi […]

Attraction and Ethnicity

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the ruling of not being attracted to a certain ethnicity? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate Wa ‘Alaykum al-Salaam Each individual human has there own preferences and attractions. Each of us is unique in what we deem beautiful or attractive. […]

Sinful Relationship and Marriage

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have been dating someone for almost a year and we are both in our final year at university. We often feel guilt for doing sin and have gone through to periods of trying to avoid seeing each other but at times we fall weak and […]

Depression and Sadness.

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I feel very sad because of my past sins. I find it hard to forget my past because I have been struggling with this for a long time. I’m only at the age of 16 so I’m about to pass halfway through my teenage years. I […]

Husband Leaving Islam.

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question: Assalamu alaykum I’m seeking advice for my friend. She is married to a man who is having doubts about Islam, he wants to leave the folds of Islam and she can’t understand why as he was a practicing Muslim. My friend has been talking to him gently and encouraging […]