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Meet Dr. Aneesah Nadir, Author of “Before the Nikah”

Recently, Dr. Aneesah Nadir released a book on marriage preparation that is indispensable for single Muslims or even friends of single Muslims.  Dr. Aneesah is a pioneer in the field of Muslim mental health. She taught social work at the university level for decades, long before psychology became a hot topic among Muslims.  Her work has…

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How Forced Marriages Also Harm Men

Whenever we think of forced marriage, we immediately picture an oppressed woman who got beaten up, assaulted, or abused because she doesn’t want the person that her family agreed on. Women are undoubtedly at the forefront when it comes to who suffers the negative consequences of forced marriage. The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) in the…