I Took Off Hijab

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    I hate that I don't cover anymore, and at the same time, I love it.  I love the freedom I have, but I hate the guilt and diminished modesty.  It hurts that I can't reconcile my Islamic personality with my life...
    deleted deleted
    8 Responses Sep 13, 2007

    A Story

    dear sister and brother i would like to speak about something specially to you as we all know and understand, that all men like to be strong and handsome! its there nature to have strong bones and body they try their best to have muscles, they would work out and left weight to...
    smc6 smc6
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2012


    1. In the past women were degraded and used as objects of lust The following examples from history amply illustrate the fact that the status of women in earlier civilizations was very low to the extent that they were denied basic human dignity: 1. Babylonian Civilization:The...
    malja malja
    1 Response Nov 8, 2011

    One With Him

    I love the Creater just as much as the next Muslim, I just choose not to wear a hijab. I don't think that ideology makes me less of an obedient servant.
    CreatureKnownAs CreatureKnownAs
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2012

    I Took Off The Hijab....then Put It Back On Again

    This is my personal story- and probably subverts the expectations of this group. Insha'allah it does not offend anyone.I’m not totally sure why I’m writing this. Usually, the idea of inflicting my words and opinions on the world is something that I hesitate to do. But often...
    Sophia1988 Sophia1988
    4 Responses May 18, 2012

    I wore hijab at my parents demand

    for about 2 years before I found out how to think for myself and took it off. I don't need people telling me what to wear. And ever since I've taken it off I've always considered my hair my best feature! Why hide it!
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    Not Without My Daughter!

    After a quick overview of some Islamic teachings about women status in Islam, I converted to Islam.  Foolishly thinking that will guaranteed me, he would be a good husband for me and will change his violent behaviour.   I assume he will follow his own religion with me, once I...
    deleted deleted
    14 Responses Feb 6, 2011

    It Wasn't Easy!

    I live in Dubai, a city located in United Arab Emirates. It has people from different cultures and religions, but muslims are a majority. At the time I took off my scarf, I have been wearing it for 3 years. I remember the day I wore it. It was in Ramadan(Holy moth...
    ViolinsAndBananas ViolinsAndBananas
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Aug 27, 2010
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