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Gay Muslims – the Elephants in the (Prayer) Room

Gay Muslims – the Elephants in the (Prayer) Room

Click below to see original article on www.suhaibwebb.com website Gay Muslims – the Elephants in the (Prayer) Room By Mohammed Yusuf Muslims, I find, tend to be quite good at avoiding open discussions about deeply personal matters affecting our communities. The problem is, it is exactly this attitude that leads to the circulation of myths and ... Read More
 
Ramadan Is a Challengin g Time for Young Muslim Women with Eating Disorders

Ramadan Is a Challengin​g Time for Young Muslim Women with Eating Disorders

Click below to see original article on the Munchies website. Ramadan Is Tough for Muslims with Eating Disorders Written by Safy-Hallan Farah Contributor July 14, 2014 / 3:59 pm For young Muslim women struggling with eating disorders, Ramadan can be the worst time ever. I know this firsthand. As a teen girl, I would intermittently starve myself ... Read More
 
Get Over It: 21 Ways to Say Goodbye to that Haram Relationship and Move on With Your Life

Get Over It: 21 Ways to Say Goodbye to that Haram Relationship and Move on With Your Life

Click below to see original article on Muslim Matters website Get Over It: 21 Ways to Say Goodbye to that Haram Relationship and Move on With Your Life By Ehab Hassan So you finally came to your senses. That girl or guy you’ve been talking to is not the best thing that’s ever happened to you, and ... Read More
 
Muslim…and Bipolar! Coping with Mental Illness today

Muslim…and Bipolar! Coping with Mental Illness today

Click below to see original article on The Islamic Monthly website: Muslim…and Bipolar! Coping with Mental Illness today By Noura Rockwood In the summer of 1999, I took my shahada in a small, sunlit room in Illinois. I was 13 years old, and had spent the prior year trying to end my own life. Fueled by a feeling ... Read More
 
Tips to Find a Counselor/Therapist (MySahana.org)

Tips to Find a Counselor/Therapist (MySahana.org)

Click below to access the full article on MySahana Organization website: Tips to Find a Counselor/Therapist Finding a therapist can be a daunting task, especially if it is your first time. Because of the stigma associated with mental health, personal referrals are rarely made and each client is left up to themselves to find the ... Read More
 
What’s Done Is Done

What’s Done Is Done

Click below to see original article: What’s Done Is Done By Ruzky Aliyar A myriad of matters put weight on your mind. It heaves under the sheer pressure of it. Thoughts, actions, endless precipitant emotions all occupy this undefined space and define your outlook on life. It could be anything and everything: doubts, missed prayers, ... Read More