Relationships

Ditch your “friend”

Do you feel like your self-esteem has taken a knock and you don’t value your self? Whilst I am a big believer that we as women do have to work on our selves hugely there can sometimes be external variables that influence our perception of ourselves and thus erode our confidence. Me and a sister…

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DEAR NOT LOOKING FOR MARRIAGE NASIR, MUSLIMAH DATING DIARIES

A special series on finding a bae, we hear from our resident dating Muslimah on the sorts of guys she comes across. Instagram Imran, Overly Honest Osman and this time Not looking for marriage Nasir. Have you got a dating diary to submit? Get in touch at [email protected] This Mama does not cook for her kids: cue shocked…

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Life after divorce. Learning to breathe again.

Learning to breathe again This past week marked the 5th anniversary of the date of my Islamic divorce. Often, I wonder which date I should remember as the end. Which punctuation mark? Which point of separation or reunion? From when do you pin point the end, when the end began at the very beginning? As…

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DEAR COMPUTER SAID NO CASSIM, MUSLIMAH DATING DIARIES

A special series on finding a bae, we hear from our resident dating Muslimah on the sorts of guys she comes across. Instagram Imran, Overly Honest Osman and this time Computer said no Cassim who wants to know the deal with her caste!  Have you got a dating diary to submit? Get in touch at [email protected] This…

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What should sex education look like for Muslims?

The matter of sex is constantly avoided and deemed a taboo in many parts of the Muslim community. From taking students out of sex ed class to not having “the talk,” all of these factors can lead to poor sex education and lack of knowledge about our bodies! Sex education isn’t just about contraception and secular…

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