I just want to leave this world in peace but as soon as possible
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As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
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Dear brothers & sisters of Islam As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh.
I am a young mother of two muslim lady who lives with a violent abusive man. My husband looks all inicent & talks like butter wouldn`t melt in his mouth, & easily lies by putting blame on me even if all evidence points to him. The reason why I have come to seek guidence from you is that, I have been through this before where we have seperated, then I asked him back for the sake of my love & children, by accepting all blame & having 2 bow down @ all his families feet. THey treat me really bad. I am living in hell. I want to know what would happen if I ended up killing myself Becouse Allah Kasam I can`t take no more of this, he`ll end up killing me as he nearly killed another man back home. I fear for my future & my kids. I just want to leave this world in peace but as soon as possible, every day my body aches from pain, my mind all twisted, the amount of physicall abuse I have received it has started to affect my life & body soul & brain. Please help by telling me what would happen if I commited suicide. I reckon I would end up In HELL. A humble miserable Human Being Muslim.
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In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Beloved sister in Islam, suicide should never ever be an option for the one who sincerely believes in Allah and the Last Day; for no matter what the reason, if one commits suicide, the punishment for this abomination of a sin is guaranteed Hell Fire in the life Hereafter!
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 4 Surah Nisaa verse 29: O ye who believe! Eat not up your property among yourselves in vanities: but let there be amongst you traffic and trade by mutual good-will: nor kill (or destroy) yourselves: for verily Allah hath been to you Most Merciful.
The Messenger of Allah (saws) warned that whoever commits suicide, his punishment will be guaranteed Hell Fire, and he will be eternally tortured in the same manner in which he killed himself.
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 2.445 Narrated by Thabit bin Ad Dahhak
The Prophet (p.b.u.h) said, "Whoever
commits suicide with a piece of iron will be punished with the same piece of
iron in the Hell Fire." Narrated Jundab the Prophet said, "A man was
inflicted with wounds and he committed suicide, and so Allah said: My slave has caused death on himself
hurriedly, so I forbid
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 2.446 Narrated by Abu Huraira
The Prophet (saws) said, "He who commits suicide by throttling shall keep on throttling himself in the Hell Fire (forever) and he who commits suicide by stabbing himself shall keep on stabbing himself in the Hell-Fire."
Beloved Sister, we urge you to fear Allah Subhanah, and be patient with whatever befalls you in the life of this world, for Allah is our witness, whatever calamities and afflictions befall man in this world are nothing but a trial set upon them by their Lord. Beloved sister in Islam, we assure you from the guidance of the Quran and Sunnah, that no matter what befalls one in the life of this short and transitory world, the real life is the everlasting life of the Hereafter.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 2 Surah Baqarah verses 155-157:
155 Be sure We shall test you with something of fear, and hunger, some loss in goods, or lives, or the fruits (of your toil); but give glad tidings to those who patiently persevere.
156 Who say when afflicted with calamity: "To Allah we belong and to Him is our return."
157 They are those on whom (descend) blessings from Allah and Mercy, and they are the ones that receive guidance.
Dear and Beloved Sister, if you think that your condition with husband would not improve, and the trials he puts you in are so unbearable, you are well within your rights given to you by Allah Subhanah to seek a divorce from such a person, and there will be no sin upon you. If you fear for yourself and your children, you should know that Allah Subhanah is the Supreme Sustainer of each and everyone in His Creation, and He will provide for you from means you cannot imagine.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 4 Surah Nisaa verse 130-132:
130 But if they (the husband and wife in marriage) disagree (and must part) Allah will provide abundance for all from His all-reaching bounty: for Allah is He that careth for all and is Wise.
131 To Allah belong all things in the heavens and on earth. Verily We have directed the people of the Book before you and you (O Muslims) to fear Allah. But if ye deny Him, lo! Unto Allah belong all things in the heavens and on earth and Allah is free of all wants worthy of all praise.
132 Yea! Unto Allah belong all things in the heavens and on earth and enough is Allah to carry through all affairs.
My dear and beloved sister in Islam, no matter what conditions and trials you find yourself in today, know and believe with certainty that your Lord is well aware of the exact condition of each of His creation, and He never ever lays a burden on one more than one can bear. Thus regardless of whatever situation befalls a believer, never ever should he despair of the unlimited and infinite Mercy of their Lord Most Merciful.
The avowed enemy of man, the Shaytaan, may make the situation seem unbearable; but if you keep your trust in Allah Subhanah and be patient, and temporarily bear with patience whatever calamities and afflictions befall you in the life of this world; Allah Subhanah will make your trial easy for you. My beloved sister, remain constant in your supplications to your Lord, for He Alone is the disposer of all affairs.
As your brothers and sincere well-wishers in Islam, we beg and implore you in the name of Allah Subhanah, do not ever even contemplate to take your own life, as that would in no way end the situation; but on the contrary it would be the beginning of the much more serious and unbearable conditions of eternal and everlasting punishments of the Hereafter. We beg you to fear Allah and not take a step that would be nothing but a source of regret for you in your everlasting life of the Hereafter.
May Allah Subhanah have Mercy upon you, help you, grant you with patience and perseverance to face the challenges that the test of life brings upon you, and guide you to do what is pleasing to Him. May Allah Subhanah make your trials easy for you, remove from you your afflictions, and from His infinite and unending bounty provide for you and your loved ones with abundance. Ameen.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your Brother in Islam,