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 […]

Masturbation and Marriage.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I’m a 25 years old girl from Pakistan. I have a question related to masturbation. I have been masturbating since I was 13 years old. Every time I masturbate I repent and promise Allah that I will not do this sin again, but after a week I […]

Permanent Dental Retainer and Wudu

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan is asked about the validity of wudu and ghusl when wearing a permanent retainer. I have a permanent retainer fixed to my top teeth. If they are removed my teeth will move. In the past I have committed sins but now I want to do the right thing. In terms of prayers […]

Married but Cannot Climax

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil gives advice on dealing with an inability to orgasm in marriage. I’ve been married for over a year to my husband and haven’t reached orgasm. I understand that it takes longer for a woman to orgasm than it does for a man, but that’s not a reason for me to not […]

Breaking Fast without Knowing the Rules

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about making up broken fasts. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. I had a question related to how I can make up missed fasts.  I’ve always fasted since I’ve hit puberty.  But due to an increased sexual desire when I was a youth, I often masturbated while fasting and […]

Sexual Urge when Spouse Works Overseas

Ustadah Raidah Shah Idil is asked about how to control one’s sexual desires and the urge to masturbate when one’s spouse is away for long periods. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am a wife and mother living in India, while my husband works in Saudi Arabia. I am getting very sexually […]

Can I Memorize the Qur’an After Masturbating During My Menstruation?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalamu alaykum If a woman masturbated without penetration during her period can she still memorize and recite the Qur’an before she is able to perform a ritual bath? Also does touching oneself sexually while menstruating necessitate an expiation? Answer: Asalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Short answer: 1) If […]

I Am Addicted to Masturbation. Can I Still Get a Good Husband?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I’m a 20 year old girl suffering from severe depression because I got bullied in my childhood and in my teenage life by my relatives and parents. I cry most of the time and got addicted to masturbation. I repent, but keep falling into this same […]

I Am a Young Woman Addicted to Pornography. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I feel so guilty because I am addicted to pornography and masturbation. I repented over and over again but keep falling back into sin. I wear proper hijab and I have been willing to get married ever since I found out about my problem, but unfortunately […]

Is Using an Artificial Vagina for Masturbation Zina?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, Is using an artificial vagina for masturbation zina? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam Thank you for writing to us. If what you are referring to is fully fledged zina that is punishable by one hundred lashes, as mentioned in the Quran, then no, masturbating with an artificial vagina […]