Category: Hard Truth Tuesday

He Asked If I Ever F’d Around- My Answer Changed Everything

Dear Faiza, HELP! I’m so confused! So, a friend of mine for years approached me speaking about marriage and about how he had already spoken to his mother about me. I asked to get to know him a bit better before we proceed further. He then asked if I have gone all the way before, […]

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My Family Doesn’t Approve Of My Partner, Who I Shipped Back Overseas

Dear Faiza, Well, my situation is a bit messy so I hope you can shed some light unto me. I’m 24 going on 25 and I met this guy who is totally my soulmate, there is no DOUBT about it. At the time we met he was going through some problems with his government due […]

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Long Distance Heartbreak

Dear Faiza, I hope you can help me with a dilemma that I’ve been going through for nearly 2 years. I’ll start from the beginning, right after I graduated from high school I went to study abroad on a scholarship. I stayed there for 2 years and, during that time, I met a guy. He is […]

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Sometimes I Want To Reach Out To My Ex

Hey Faiza, I’ve been broken-up with my Ex for about a year now. The relationship was pretty intense; it was so emotionally and physically draining that I had to leave. He hurt me so much – to the point where I don’t ever want to see him again. Even though it’s been a year since […]

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Hard Truth Tuesday: To Cover or Not to Cover

Dear Faiza, What would you say to Muslim girls who want to wear the headscarf but are afraid to? I am a Muslim girl who loves the concept of hijab, but whenever I wear it in public I feel like everybody’s eyes are on me and they’re all secretly judging me. Because of this and […]

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Expired and Fabulous: All the Single Ladies

I can’t count how many times I’ve found my amazing single self sitting at an event surrounded by non-single people playing dodgeball with their why are you still single questions. So you’re single? Slide to the left.  But why are you still single? Slide to the right.  Don’t you want to be married? Criss cross!  It was this barrage of […]

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Hard Truth Tuesday: It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye

Hard Truth Tuesday is where readers submit questions or seek advice from our MissMuslim relationship blogger  – Faiza Rammuny. To submit your questions – email Faiza at faiza@missmuslim.nyc. Dear Faiza, I’m in the darkest abyss! I’m 22 years old, educated, healthy, pretty and well known for my politeness. I’m a Muslim girl from Saudi Arabia and I’m […]

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Hard Truth Tuesday: Dating Before Marriage

Hard Truth Tuesday is where readers submit questions or seek advice from our MissMuslim relationship blogger  – Faiza Rammuny. To submit your questions – email Faiza at faiza@missmuslim.nyc. Dear Faiza, I hope this email finds you well. My name is *name redacted*. Basically my question is : how is it possible for a Muslim person to be […]

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Hard Truth Tuesday: Confronting My Non-Muslim Parents

Hard Truth Tuesday is where readers submit questions or seek advice from our MissMuslim relationship blogger  – Faiza Rammuny. To submit your questions – email Faiza at faiza@missmuslim.nyc. Dear Faiza, I’m from Puerto Rico, and I reverted to Islam after reading about this religion for a book I was wiritng at the time. It’s been 2 years […]

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Hard Truth Tuesday: Can I Ever be the Model Muslim Woman

Hard Truth Tuesday is where readers submit questions or seek advice from our MissMuslim relationship blogger  – Faiza Rammuny. To submit your questions – email Faiza at faiza@missmuslim.nyc. Dear Faiza, For years I have been struggling with my faith. I am half Egyptian and half Bengali – and Muslim, and I have always struggled to not only […]

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Expired & Fabulous: 7 Songs to Avoid After a Breakup

Girl Talk, Real Talk is a weekly web series by Faiza Rammuny of Expired & Fabulous. To submit questions or topics that you’d like to see discussed on MissMuslim – be sure to contact Faiza at faiza@missmuslim.nyc.                                       […]

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Hard Truth Tuesday: Am I Getting InstaPlayed?

Hard Truth Tuesday is where readers submit questions or seek advice from our MissMuslim relationship blogger  – Faiza Rammuny. To submit your questions – email Faiza at faiza@missmuslim.nyc. Dear Faiza, At least almost 2/3 months ago on Instagram, a guy started speaking to me and so I started talking back to him and we used to speak […]

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Growing Up Arab: There’s No Such Thing As Privacy

Privacy. This seven letter word is not something that applies to many girls and boys living in culturally traditional homes – like an Arab one. Culturally, it’s understood or rather reasoned with by parents whom suggest that this is being done for the child’s benefit. But more often than not, privacy for children and teenagers isn’t granted because parents […]

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#IAmMuslim

As I stood in a long queue at Walgreens’ checkout counter, behind me was an elderly man who seemed to have a difficult time standing still. His legs were obviously in pain and yet he stood there staring with envy at the candies temptingly set on the side racks. He lifted a Snickers bar with […]

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To Have Loved And Lost

So much has happened in my life up to this moment, while staring at what seems to be an endless White Word Document. And yet, as I try to write what I’m feeling, I am unable to fill the blankness of my computer screen. There’s anger, regret, resentment, forgiveness, perpetual sadness, from the darkness in […]

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