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My Mother Is Having an Extra-Marital Affair. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My mother is having an extra-marital affair and is having zina with that person. What should I do, as in Islam, children are not allowed to say a word to their parent. Should I say something to her or just pray to Allah for her guidance? […]

I Fear Falling Into Sin With a Young Woman. What Can I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I fear falling into sin with a young woman. What can I do? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for reaching out to us. Marriage You and this young woman have made your choices, and now […]

How to Deal With a Wife Revealing an Illicit Sexual Relationship Before the Marriage?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum What should a husband do when his wife reveals that, before he married her, she had a ‘physical relationship’ (direct quote) outside a marriage, which she is ‘ashamed of’? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Jazakum Allah khayr for reaching out to us. In any situations where the details become […]

Am I Allowed to Hit My Father If He Continues to Commit Major Sins?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum It’s been almost 10 years that my father is committing fornication but I cannot found any way to get him on track. Am I allowed to hit my father if he continues to commit this sin? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. I pray you’re well insha’Allah. May Allah make […]

How Do I End a Sinful Relationship Without Breaking His Heart?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I am in a sinful relationship with a young man, and we have fallen to the point of major zina. I just want to end this relationship and wait for him until he is ready to marry me. I don’t know how to tell him. How […]

Do Unlawful Relationships Deprive One of Faith?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I have read that a muslim gets deprived of his faith when he is involved in fornication. Can I get deprived my faith if I kiss and touch a girl? Answer:Wa’alaykum assalam. Thank you for your question. Major and minor sins, including zina, do not deprive one […]

When I Was Pregnant, I Slept With Two Different Men. Do I Need to Confess That?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, When I was pregnant with my daughter, I slept with two different men because I never thought my boyfriend and I would end up together. If I confess to him, he will never forgive me. What do I do? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I […]

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 […]

Is It Permissible to Marry Someone Pregnant?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, Is it permissible to marry someone pregnant? Answer: Assalam alaykum wa rahmatuLlah, Yes, it is permissible to contract a marriage with a lady who has been impregnated unlawfully through fornication. However, sexual intercourse during the pregnancy would only be permitted in the case that the fornicator is […]

"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 […]