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Finding Strength to Leave a Haram Relationship and Return to Allah’s Path

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Q: I believe my question has it’s answer and it’s a clear one, but I can’t bring myself to fight. I am a 20 year old girl who was in a haram relationship one year ago. I have regretted it a lot and stopped everything and repented to Allah, but the guy (who is 6 years older then me) always tried to contact me ever since and I tried really hard to push him back every time until 3 months ago, I don’t know why but I started talking to him again and we met once, ever since, I feel lost and ashamed. Now he is asking me to meet him somewhere private, and I believe if I do that it will be the biggest mistake of my life. I try to talk to him but he doesn’t listen, I wonder if he has any fear of Allah but that is between him and Allah, I can’t bring myself to leave him again even if I have every reason to, I feel like my heart isn’t strong as before and that Allah won’t accept my tawbah. What can I do to have strength to get back to Allah’s path and to be able to leave haram relationships and everything with it?


A: Cut off all relationships with this person and sincerely repent to Allah Ta’ala for your sin.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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