July 2, 2020 in Ask IM

I am struggling with intrusive thoughts that attack Allah, am I accountable for these thoughts?

Salaam. So I've basically been having seriously bad thoughts when I pray or out of nowhere. These thoughts attack Allah and other disturbing thoughts as well. This has given me…
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May 28, 2020 in Ask IM

Why does Allah give so much to some people whilst testing others with so many difficulties

Seeing the happy lives and perfect families with beautiful spouses and wonderful looking children of celebrities on Instagram, I always wonder why does Allah give so much perfection to some…
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April 12, 2020 in Ask IM

This isolation is causing me to question whether I am a good Muslim or if Allah loves me

Salaam. During this isolation, I have had a lot of time to think, over the last few days my mind is getting the best of me. I have constantly been…
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January 16, 2020 in Ask IM

I think I’ve fallen in love but we cannot get married and now my anxiety has increased

Salaam, firstly I just wanted to say that this is an amazing platform, I think most of us going through mental health trials always look for a space to speak…
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January 9, 2020 in Ask IM

I have a borderline personality with bipolar disorder and think my husband maybe a narcissist

I have a borderline personality with bipolar disorder who is currently under treatment. I am living with my husband who I think maybe a narcissist. I need help on how…
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November 28, 2019 in Ask IM

I feel so hurt by my past and so fearful of my future

I'm 32, live at home with a mother that has mental health issues. Since the age of 16, she had episodes that have severely impacted myself and my brother. We…
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November 22, 2019 in Ask IM

I have anxiety, OCD and thoughts of my past which disable me, should I change my medication?

I am suffering from anxiety and OCD and it has gotten worse over the last few years. It is constantly present and makes it difficult to live. I want to…
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November 14, 2019 in Ask IM

I am in my fifties and feel very low mood, heaviness and sadness accompanied by anger

I am not too sure where to start, I am a female in my fifties, and have generally had a happy and contented life. Looking back I can recall perhaps…
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October 10, 2019 in Ask IM

I got diagnosed with depression and have anxiety peaks that paralyse me and my spirituality

I’m a sister from France where mental health awareness is quite weak. In France, we have to struggle with lots of stigmas about our faith and our spiritual identity. For…
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September 19, 2019 in Ask IM

My mentor really takes it out on me which has had a really bad effect on my mental health

I am currently completing my PGCE. I am very near to the end however at the place where I am working and have been offered a permanent place, my mentor…
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September 12, 2019 in Ask IM

I’d like to start therapy but don’t know if my religious needs would be catered for

I’d like to start therapy or CBT, but don’t know if my religious needs would be catered for via mainstream therapists. I’m reluctant to go to local mosque therapy services…
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September 5, 2019 in Ask IM

I get thoughts of doubt about Islam and feel my anxiety and depression increasing

I've been really struggling these past 5-6 weeks, and feel my anxiety and depression has increased. I keep getting thoughts relating to my beliefs, questioning my faith. I get thoughts…
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August 26, 2019 in Ask IM

It’s been a year since I’ve been divorced and I feel like I’m always mentally absent

I am a 25 year old woman who got married when I was 22 and now is divorced. It has been a year and I just couldn’t get over what’s…
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