How I Saved My Own Life

How I Saved My Own Life

As newcomers to the country, we struggled financially, coping with harsh winters and culture shock, but I soon gave birth to two beautiful children that made everything worth it. From far away, we seemed like the typical immigrant family. Unfortunately, underneath the surface were the hidden family secrets. The ones I tried to hide and "get over".

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Surat Al-Nisa [4:35]

Surat Al-Nisa [4:35]

Making statements like the one above are often what put the most pressure on women in abusive relationships. Before we jump to quote our favourite hadith or ayah, let's stop to consider how and why we are quoting it and whether or not we are giving a naseeha or passing a judgment. Ultimately, we really don't know what goes on behind closed doors.

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