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Telling Future Wife about Pornography Addiction

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil advises on pornography addiction and honesty towards one’s spouse. I have been struggling with a pornography addiction for a few years now and it’s something that has taken a toll on me, I would be able to go for periods of five weeks without problems and then I’ll return to this […]

Will Allah Be Displeased With Me?

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil advises a sister whose husband is addicted to porn on how she best can tackle this sensitive issue. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have been married for 21 years. My husband has been addicted to porn since before we got married. I did not know this until […]

Can I Prevent a Child from Seeing His Birth Parents?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Asslamu Alaykum I have legal guardianship of a baby who is two years of age. Both his parents are addicts and have lost custody of their child. At present, neither parent has joined a rehabilitation programme to stay clean. I am looking after the child on my own – […]

I Am Addicted to Pornography. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I was exposed to pornography at the age of 10 and am still addicted at the age of 17. This has greatly affected me, and I do not know how to stop. What do I do? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds […]

Porn Is Big Business and Muslims Are Becoming Customers – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

Porn is big business and Muslims are far from immune to it. Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, Muslim Chaplain at the University of Toronto and teacher at SeekersHub Toronto, spends ten minutes reflecting on how he helps young people deal with it. Resources for seekers How Can I Wean Myself off From Porn? – SeekersHub Answers Does Viewing […]

"I’m Married To A Sex Addict" – 5 Tips on Moving Forward

In this guest column for SeekersHub, Danielle Adams from Lifestar Therapy offers advice to couples dealing with pornography and sex addiction. Pornography and sexual addiction is a complicated issue, especially if you’re married to someone who is struggling with this fixation. You’ve probably felt shocked, angered, depressed, and resentful over your spouse’s problem. That’s normal. However, there are things you can […]

How Can I Help My Brother Who Is Addicted to Drugs?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My brother doesn’t pray, fast, and he is highly addicted to drugs. We are trying to help him but we can’t as he hides his addiction and lies. I tried to reach one of his good best friends to help out, and he is trying. My family is […]

My Brother Has Started Doing Hard Drugs: What Do I Do?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: We are a practicing, loving family. My brother prays, fasts, and is active in the community. However, he has—strangely and inexplicably—started doing hard drugs. We don’t understand why he is doing drugs and he won’t listen to us. What can we do? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds […]

How Could Watching Porn Be Worse Than Zina? Shaykh Faraz explains

A video clip on the harmfulness of pornography caused shock and outrage. In it, Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa, a respected and learned scholar, passionately argued that watching pornography can be worse than adultery or fornication (zina). Should we ever be faced with a choice between the two – and may Allah protect us all from such […]

"Watching Porn is Worse Than Committing Zina" – Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa

In your darkest moment, when confronted with the option to commit zina* versus watching pornographic videos, Shaykh Hamdi Benaissa argues that the porn is many times worse. Sound odd? Watch his explanation in the video below. Watching Porn, in Light of a Marriage Crisis Shaykh Hamdi also opines that the competition to have the biggest […]