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Confessing Porn Addiction to Family

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about the permissibility of sharing a history of porn consumption with family members and whether it is advisable.   Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am asking if it is permissible to share with my family that I have had a eleven year struggle with pornography? After […]

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 […]

How Can I Wake up for Fajr and Overcome Pornography Addiction?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I offer my prayer regularly except Fajr. Sometimes I watch wrong videos. I can’t control myself. How can I stop doing this sin? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Jazakum Allah for reaching out. May Allah grant you strength to overcome the challenges you’re facing. Fajr Prayer The 5 obligatory […]

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 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 […]

How Can I Wean Myself off From Masturbation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, From the age of 15 I have been addicted to masturbation and pornography. I am married and it’s affecting my marriage and my wife. I have tried everything: blocking porn on my mobile and computer, praying, dua… I am really suffering. I can’t lower my gaze […]

Do I Need to Perform a Ghusl Because of the Exiting of Pre-Sexual Fluid (Madhi)?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, Is it obligatory to perform a Bath (Ghusl) if pre-sexual fluid comes out due to sexual thoughts or watching something sexual? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. Pre-sexual fluid (madhi) invalidates the ritual ablution, but […]

How Can I Wean Myself off From Porn?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question:As salaamu alaykum, I have a very serious problem with porn addiction. i’ve tried many things for years to stop. When I stop watching porn for many days – the relapse happens in an extreme way where I seek out the worst kinds of porn (incest etc.). After the sexual […]