I Met Someone at College, but My Mother Said We Cannot Get Married. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I met someone at college, but my mother said we cannot get married. Should I hold on to this man or listen to my mother’s instincts and end this? Will hurting his feelings be a sin considering he is willing to wait for me? Answer: Assalamualaykum […]

How Can I Remove the Jealousy I Have Towards People Younger and More Successful Than Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: After a decade of poverty, today I’m able to enter college but I’m already 26 years old, making me the oldest in my class. Sometimes I feel ashamed to go to school. I get jealous at some people who are younger than me and are now working. How […]

Should I Finish My College Degree Before Seeking Sacred Knowledge?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I am an international student pursuing a degree in Finance. I recently developed a passion in seeking sacred knowledge. I can’t drop out of college and return to my country to study Islam because of war and I can’t go to any other country either because of my […]