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    (Original post by Wahid-r)
    I just watched the BBC Big Questions episode from today. Abdullah Al-Andalusi mentioned that converts to Islam face a lot of similar issues that ex-Muslims also do.

    Has anyone been through anything here? Or know how common this stuff is in the UK? Any stories?
    Many of the issues are similar.

    Rejection by family, arguments, fights, emotional and physical abuse, thrown out of house etc
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    (Original post by ThatMuslimGuy)
    Many of the issues are similar.

    Rejection by family, arguments, fights, emotional and physical abuse, thrown out of house etc
    Do you know how common it is?

    Are there any races/religions where it happens more?
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    (Original post by Wahid-r)
    Do you know how common it is?

    Are there any races/religions where it happens more?
    Id say quite common. I hardly know of a case where telling family has not been an issue. In most cases that has been the main worry of the person due to the reaction of their family. Issues such as being thrown out of the house maybe less common though.

    Couldn't comment. But id say people from Sikh and maybe Hindu backgrounds have a tough time.
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    Are you from the House of Saud?
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    (Original post by crosstalk)
    Are you from the House of Saud?
    Wtf, NO.And I am not a wahabis either.I am not posh,I lived in Dublin most of my life,but I don't speak slang like that My accent is a Irishy,English,African like mix but I don't speak slang like you guys night do in the towns.
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    (Original post by Kadak)
    Wtf, NO.And I am not a wahabis either.I am not posh,I lived in Dublin most of my life,but I don't speak slang like that My accent is a Irishy,English,African like mix but I don't speak slang like you guys night do in the towns.
    Learn some ebonics. Will be useful when conversing with Quantum.
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    (Original post by crosstalk)
    do u evn lift m8? il teece u 4 spekin 2 me lik that u little cant m8

    (Original post by Kadak)
    Wtf, NO.And I am not a wahabis either.I am not posh,I lived in Dublin most of my life,but I don't speak slang like that My accent is a Irishy,English,African like mix but I don't speak slang like you guys night do in the towns.
    Guys, please mind your language, other members don't come in to read this. I don't care if you joke,just aiming at the swearing.
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    (Original post by Kadak)
    Lol,only peasants eat crust, we southerners to well off for crusts.Oh yes, shots were fired. 😄😄😄😊😊😃😜.
    Lol that was a good comeback tbh :lol:
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    (Original post by crosstalk)
    Learn some ebonics. Will be useful when conversing with Quantum.
    I can't do ebonics and don't want to.If Quantum requires me to converse in ebonics,he can go back to his ground state in the darkest corners of the Web.
    Anyway,who is Quantum? Why is he so infamous?
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    (Original post by Kadak)
    I can't do ebonics and don't want to.If Quantum requires me to converse in ebonics,he can go back to his ground state in the darkest corners of the Web.
    Anyway,who is Quantum? Why is he so infamous?
    Richard Dawkins at the moment. I wouldn't say he is infamous though.
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    (Original post by ThatMuslimGuy)
    Id say quite common. I hardly know of a case where telling family has not been an issue. In most cases that has been the main worry of the person due to the reaction of their family. Issues such as being thrown out of the house maybe less common though.

    Couldn't comment. But id say people from Sikh and maybe Hindu backgrounds have a tough time.
    Interesting. Thanks.

    It's something I'll bare in mind when I'm campaigning regarding these issues. I must admit I've completely neglected that these issues aren't restricted to ex-Muslims (though they are worse with ex-Muslims).
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    This place is not the same man.
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    (Original post by Biryani007)
    This place is not the same man.
    Agreed

    Especially the last few days. there have been very few muslamic posts/images/ quotes etc

    And many people have stopped posting... Like ankabout, beautiful, tpos, hsafirah, badshah, tennnumbers

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    (Original post by Biryani007)
    This place is not the same man.
    True Dat.
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    عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَنَّهُ قَالَ عَلِّمُوا وَيَسِّرُوا وَلَا تُعَسِّرُوا وَإِذَا غَضِبَ أَحَدُكُمْ فَلْيَسْكُتْ

    The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Teach others, make things easy, and do not make things difficult. When one of you is angry, he should remain silent.”

    Musnad Ahmad 2137 - Authentic According To Ahmad Shakir
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    (Original post by Richard Dawkins.)
    Agreed

    Especially the last few days. there have been very few muslamic posts/images/ quotes etc

    And many people have stopped posting... Like ankabout, beautiful, tpos, hsafirah, badshah, tennnumbers

    Posted from TSR Mobile

    (Original post by ThatMuslimGuy)
    True Dat.
    It used to be good before, now it's just random chitchat and trolls :/
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    (Original post by Biryani007)
    It used to be good before, now it's just random chitchat and trolls :/
    It's because IdeasForLife doesn't post that much anymore
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    (Original post by Biryani007)
    It used to be good before, now it's just random chitchat and trolls :/
    Then lets make it like the good days. :ahee::danceboy::dance:
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    (Original post by IdeasForLife)
    It's because IdeasForLife doesn't post that much anymore
    True Dat.
 
 
 
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