Islamic marriage advice and family advice

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Unmarried: Convert Issues

As a convert of 5 years, this ummah has continually disappointed me with regards to marriage. It’s as if being a convert automatically categorizes me as a second-class citizen

Will marriage with a younger man work in Islam?

I have never met anybody like him…. He is intelligent and respects me very much.

I’m converting to Islam – do I have to change my name?

My name means “miracle” and I believe if your name does not go against Islam you do not need to change it?

Can a ‘converted’ Muslima marry a non-Muslim man?

As far as I was aware, a Muslima cannot marry outside of ISLAM. Is that true? I was under the impression, that only applied, if you were BORN a Muslim and your family was Muslim?

How do I file divorce?

We went on separate paths 10 years ago. He converted to Islam in 2006, and I have recently decided to embrace Islam.

Did our previous acts cause our negative istikhara?

I have been in love with a man for the past six years… I only reverted to Islam recently. He performed istikhara to see if we can be together in the future in a pure and proper way.

Why can’t I move on from this?

I don’t know if it just me really that I am not helping myself move on or a jinn is bothering me and putting those negative thoughts and feelings on me.

New Muslim being questioned by family about Islam

My own family and ‘so-called’ friends on Facebook have decided to ‘unfriend’ me because they think I am getting too involved in Islam…

Is my first marriage still valid after converting?

I married before I converted… Is my first marriage still valid though I am now Muslim and already married?

Confused New Muslim

We do have a very small Muslim community where I live but I’m not sure ‘how’ to approach them for help. BUT, I do know I do not want to be ‘Christian’ any more.