-Muslims with eating disorders that get triggered during Ramadan, who feel obligated to explain why they’re not fasting to nosey aunties
-Muslims on psych meds who can’t fast because without medication they can’t function, who feel uncomfortable explaining this to everyone who asks why they aren’t fasting
-Muslims with ADD who struggle to perform Salah, Taraweeh, read Qur'an, etc.
-Muslims with depression who sometimes find it hard to get out of bed and do the obligatory prayers or go to Masjid
-Muslims with Bipolar who find Islamic obligations easy on some days and impossible on others, who are seen as flaky or flip-floppy about faith
-Muslims with social anxiety who are afraid to pray in masjid because of fear of making mistakes or being looked at
-Muslims with dissociative issues who struggle with performing Salah and other obligations due to fear/threat of dissociating
-Muslims with PTSD, sensory issues or agoraphobia who are unable to go to masjid or other crowded areas & get seen as rude/snobby, or feel isolated
-Muslims with low self worth, suicidal ideations, etc that feel guilty because of that.
-Muslims with autism who are viewed/treated as a difficult test for their families
-Muslims with mental health issues who are told they need prayer or that their issues are caused by lack of imaan.
-All Muslims with any other mental health issue that I forgot to add that affects their practice of Islam & treatment in the Ummah
You are valid.
Your Islam is valid.
And you are Allah (SWT)’s beautiful creation.