With more than 50% of Muslims reporting at least one significant marital issue and more than 55% of Muslims looking for community support we knew it was necessary to develop The FYI’s infographic: Marital Conflict and Road to success. Check
NEWLY UPDATED! The FYI’s Divorce Support Toolkit
We know that getting a divorce as an American Muslim may come with many challenges and little help or support on how to navigate them. Lack of guidance may amplify the emotional and physical toll of the divorce process on
How Do You Know If You Need Counseling Or A Divorce?
Divorce is not a linear process–you don’t just move from a troubled marriage to getting a divorce. Some couples move back and forth before getting a divorce. Other couples may, through support and counseling, move into reconciliation and healing. Either
Does marital conflict mean divorce? Strategies to help determine if divorce is the next step.
By Madiha Tahseen, Ph.D. More than 50% of Muslims report at least one significant marital issue (Chapman & Cattaneo, 2013). The reality is divorce amongst Muslim Americans has greatly increased in the last 25 years (ISPU, 2012). So if
7 Ways To Build Positive Relationships With In-Laws
American Muslim couples are reporting that their in-law relationships are a major source of stress and marital conflict. What can couples do to create more positive relationships with their in-laws and in turn, better their own marriage relationship? Check out
15 Valentines Day Family Traditions To Start!
Parents often ask me how they can find time to deepen their connection with their children, given how busy they are. Because Valentines Day is all about love, it gives you the perfect opportunity to create more love in your family,
Think You’re Ready For Marriage? Answer These Questions To Find Out!
Thinking of marriage or know somebody preparing for marriage? Check out this list of 100+ questions compiled by The FYI to help you prepare for the married life! You will find questions on personal values, communication, work-life balance, and more.
7 Things To Consider Before Saying “I Do”
With reports of unhappy marriages and rising divorce rates among American Muslim couples, how can you decrease the likelihood of becoming another statistic? The Family and Youth Institute has put together this video on “7 Things to Consider Before Saying “I
Building Resilience in Marriage— 4 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Marriage During a Pandemic
By Madiha Tahseen, Ph.D. Anaya is rushing to meet an urgent work deadline when Malik rushes in to tell her some news about his project at work. Anaya, frustrated with being interrupted, tells Malik to leave her alone since she
How to Set Marriage Goals That Make Your Relationship Stronger
Many people have this misconception that once they get married, they will live happily ever after- on autopilot. The reality, however, is that marriage requires work and effort from you and your spouse. Love brings you together, but conscious, continuous