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Who is looking out for Muslim converts this Ramadan? Imam Khalid Latif

The convert experience in Islam is one that is tough for many. Muslim communities throughout the world get excited when someone enters into their doors saying they want to accept Islam. There are hugs and laughter and a large uproar – and then everything stops and the convert has to figure out how to move […]

How Can I Overcome Loneliness and Make Friends?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: How can I overcome loneliness? Does Islam allow us to make friends and spend time with them? Is there any supplication to get new friends? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah lift your loneliness and grant you the gift of […]

I Became Muslim and Am Now Lonely and Depressed. What Can I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I converted to Islam when I was 19 but have only started practising it sincerely this past Ramadan. Since then, I have been a depressive wreck and intensely lonely. I have no friends nor family members to speak to. I feel even more of an orphan after practicing […]

Dealing With Depression Caused by Unemployment and Loneliness

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: I would like some help inshaAllah. I attend Islamic courses and feel my imaan is boosted after. But then I cannot maintain this afterwards. I feel depressed about my life situation such as unemployment and loneliness due to not being able to find a spouse and this gets […]