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farhan
04-08-2016, 06:26 PM


-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.


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M.I.A.
04-08-2016, 07:04 PM
I told my co-worker that i can't fast because I have dodgy kidneys... Got stitches to prove it...honestly.

...he goes.. Why you no pray though?

Out cold..

Always room for improvement. :/
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noraina
04-08-2016, 07:04 PM
This is beautiful, ma'sha'Allah, someone very close to me cannot read Salah because of a very valid health problem, even though they appear perfectly fine on the outside. It upsets me to no end when other people judge them based on this.

As a Psychology student myself, I have noticed a lot of Muslims know little about mental health - if they cannot see it then it doesn't exist. I have heard too many say depression is just a fad among teenagers, or caused by lack of imaan or strength or whatever.

JazakAllah khayr, brother, :)
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lonewolf007
04-08-2016, 07:06 PM
Good information thanks for sharing it bro.
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farhan
04-09-2016, 02:51 PM
Originally Posted by noraina
As a Psychology student myself, I have noticed a lot of Muslims know little about mental health - if they cannot see it then it doesn't exist. I have heard too many say depression is just a fad among teenagers, or caused by lack of imaan or strength or whatever.
Good observation :thumbs_up.

For any Muslim youths struggling with mental health issues, this is a great place to talk to someone and get help :)

http://www.myh.org.uk/
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noraina
04-09-2016, 02:58 PM
I've heard of this, ma'sha'Allah. Alhamdulillah that there are people trying to reach out to the Muslim youth, I just think the teenagers of today go through very different problems from their parents, the so-called generation gap.
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Serinity
04-09-2016, 04:50 PM
I suffer mainly of OCD.. Kinda.......... In maths I double check my answers....... it gets obssessive.

A basic: 2040+3051=5091 sometimes makes me go OCD.
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M.I.A.
04-09-2016, 05:48 PM
Well in a world that only accepts first answers °-° ..not entirely a bad quality..

2040
3051
-----------
5091

..0+1=1, 4+5=9 etc.. If only you remember where you put your pen :p

...I have noticed the numbers don't line up.. But I'm OK with it.. For today.
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Serinity
04-10-2016, 07:39 AM
Originally Posted by M.I.A.
Well in a world that only accepts first answers °-° ..not entirely a bad quality..

2040
3051
-----------
5091

..0+1=1, 4+5=9 etc.. If only you remember where you put your pen :p

...I have noticed the numbers don't line up.. But I'm OK with it.. For today.
Exactly. And if the multiplications:
(2)
5 x 251
----------
1255

I also go OCD with the numbers...... 3, 6, and 9. :(

and with:
(1)
5104
3910
------
9014

Man, :( I get kufr thoughts with some numbers. Should stop with the thinking.
(2)
3 x 599
--------------
7
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M.I.A.
04-10-2016, 01:03 PM
You seem kinda good at the math, maybe you should start a maths thread.. Bout that time of year again..
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