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Social Behaviour

Watering the Root

The main reason for being unable to solve the many problems the Muslim community is facing presently is that we are misdirecting our energies by ‘watering leaves’, when in actual fact, the ‘root’ is in dire need of water. …We are not getting to the root of the problem, since …

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The Effects of Domestic Violence

The Effects of Domestic Violence By: Haleh Banani, MA Clinical Psychology As Huda slowly gained consciousness on the floor, she became aware of her surroundings. She felt the cold tile beneath her and the taste of blood in her mouth. The thundering sound of her husband, yelling and cursing at …

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This is Love

This is love. And so there are some who spend their whole lives seeking. Sometimes giving, sometimes taking. Sometimes chasing. But often, just waiting. They believe that love is a place that you get to: a destination at the end of a long road. And they can’t wait for that …

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Fall in Love with the Real Thing

Fall in Love with the Real Thing It’s never easy to let go. Or is it? Most of us would agree that there are few things harder than letting go of what we love. And yet, sometimes that’s exactly what we have to do. Sometimes we love things that we …

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Making marriage work: the missing link to success

  “And among His signs is that He created for you mates from among yourselves that you may dwell in tranquility with them, and He has put love and mercy between you; verily, in that are signs for people who reflect.” (Qur’an, 30:21) We’ve all read this verse on countless …

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Domestic Violence:Verbal Abuse in Marriage: Words can Kill

Domestic Violence Series Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones but Words will never Hurt Me…. “My husband thinks I am stupid. He thinks I can never learn Arabic because I don’t have the brains to.” A sister said while she was seeking advice about her marital discords. She has …

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Addiction to BBM, FaceBook and Twitter

My Furious Fingers Addiction to BBM, FaceBook and Twitter By Maulana Khalid Dhorat (Masjid Hamzah, Erasmia) It was the most depressing two days in October last year. People suddenly became irritable and moody, children became withdrawn and glum, whilst adults started behaving as if they were trapped in a cage. …

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Object of Despair

By Fahim Firfiray From: Faiza Iqbal OBJECT OF DESPAIR Emma is a lawyer And so is Aisha too Colleagues going into court At circa half past two Its 1 O’Clock right now They grab a bite before the trial They chat about this and that Conversing with a smile Aisha …

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10 steps to a happier life!

ASSALAMU-ALAIKUM! by Ustahdha Bint Ahmad Source: ilmgate.org Each and every human is in pursuit of happiness, whether it be a child, or an adult, a Muslim or a non-Muslim, and this is a true fact. In order to achieve this true happiness, one must comprehend what this emotion really is. …

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