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  1. “qad aflaha man zakkaha”
    he/she succeeds who purifies himself/herself
    also, the dua
    Allahumma rahmataka arjoo fa takilni ila nafsi tarfata aynin, wa aslih li shaani kullahu ,la ilaaha illa anta

    mashaallah good work may Allah SWT REWARD YOU AND THE WHOLE TEAM

  2. Indeed, this addiction is quite prevalent in our society, particularly among youths. Great insights and valuable points to get rid off from such addiction by Br. Wael Ibrahim.
    I want to read the Arabic texts of the beautiful Dua mentioned, if someone send me the link to get it. Jazak Allah!

  3. Salam alaykum. Lovely write up and practicable tips Masha Allah,may Allah continue to increase you in knowledge,amin.

  4. Assalam alaikum warahmatullah wabarkatuh.i want to add on ways you can try and quit watching ponography and also masturbation……like the sheikh said these methods it might work for some people and not work on some ……………The thing is each time you feel any sexual urge and you need to watch phonography or masturbate try to hold your breath for 10-15seconds,this will make your body weak and will make your urge go away it’s just like the idea of fasting always if you have constant sexual urge. It will make your body weak and will make you be able to get rid of the thinking of sex and also it will enable you realize that death can succumb you at any time and Allah azza wajal can seize your life at this moment you are trying to sin. I hope this helps may Allah safeguard us from all filthy acts and make us firm believers ameen

  5. Brother Wael Ibrahim, Salams
    Inspired from this site, I sent payment 6.99 USD for the Change ebook through paypal and then download link appeared which I clicked but download failed. On reclick it showed buy page again. Please help.

    • Assalamo Alikum.
      The brothers are sending you the file by email now. Apparently the download was not completed due to some internet issues.
      Looking forward to hear your feedback after reading the book.
      Salams
      Wael Ibrahim

  6. My husband is a serious addict, has been caught several times, spent thousands on porn, never admits that he is actually addicted, becomes angry when asked, says he watches rarely…my life is messed up. help.

    • The first step towards the recovery is for him to admit that he has a problem. Or else all attempts may fail. Just tell him that I would love to speak with him provitely and inshaallah we can work things out.

  7. I think the Western society never did let go of the pagan beliefs and they have indulged and made everything that Allah unpermitted by their modern thought permitted ,sadly their thoughts are not modern only thing modern is the internet and accessable to filth the western world puts out there which is demonic there is no excuse for this behavior if one knows his or her religion then there would be no need for us to show them how to stop what Allah has already told us not to do .Answer is pray salah quran and Allah will guide you cleary one who indulges in the bad is satan directed does not matter if he is a muslim one who does things not permitted by Allah such as fornication adultry or watching porn is not a Muslim at the time of the act so first this filthy individual needs to revive his or her faith pray salah 5 times a day quran and nafil namaz that is the cure and nothing else.
    jazakallah khairan
    H

  8. This is sooooo awesome. alhamdulillah. I am sooo glad people out here in productivemuslim are not only working on encouraging the youth regarding our religious activities but other ‘not-so-pure’ activities and it is so important not to develop a judgemental attitude towards the things that are going wrong. The whole ummah is like a body and even if one person is ill, the whole body will complain. There are so many other issues I would like to read articles about beginning with marriage or even illicit relationships outside marriage that a lot of people are indulging in today.

    I am guessing I know a brother who is probably suffering from this.. and he’s a software engineer and well, he won’t ever regard this something bad … how do I really identify him as a porn addict and if he is really one?

  9. Jazakum Allah ta’ala kair aljazza.

    We are grateful to Almighty Allah for this website, and for people like you who have built it and advance it everyday. Thank you very much for discussing this extremely important issue. You are very knowledgeable about it and the solutions you give are outstanding and genuine.

    I advise my dear brothers and sisters to hold onto the Holy Qur’an, both spiritually and physically. Whenever you feel the ropes of the damned shaytan pulling you, physically and immediately run for wudu and then to the Quran, pulling it to your heart, and then to sujood, to Allah (swt)!! Your enemy cannot get to you when you are close to Almight Allah (swt). You are close to Allah (swt) in sujood, and your wishes reaching the heavens directly.

    “No! Do not obey him. But prostrate and draw near [to Allah].” (Holy Qur’an, 96:19)

    “Prostrate much because there is no Muslim that prostrates to God except that God raises him one degree in Paradise by it and forgives for him a sin.” (Ahmad)

    I advise my brothers and sisters to always remember one thing: Almighty Allah (swt) is the most merciful, and will never leave you alone. This is a very significant fact that must be carved into our hearts. I advise them to also remember these beautiful verses (as well as many more):

    “Say, O My servants who have transgressed against themselves [by sinning], do not despair of the mercy of Allah. Indeed, Allah forgives all sins. Indeed, it is He who is the Forgiving, the Merciful” (Holy Qur’an, 39:53).

    “Who have believed and whose hearts have rest in the remembrance of Allah. Verily in the remembrance of Allah do hearts find rest!” (Holy Qur’an, 13:28).

    May Almighty Allah protect our beloved ummah from it’s enemies and bless it with the news of salvation.

    • I would also like to add that it is true that some techniques do not work for everyone. However, when it comes to dua’a, Almighty Allah (swt) sees and hears all His servants. The techniques used to affect us mainly physically and/or biologically are the ones that do not work for everyone; but dua’a, and supplication between ourselves and our Creator (swt) is always effective. We must remember that Allah (swt) really is our “last resort,” and that NOTHING can be changed or affected without HIS will.

      Wa’alsalamu alaykum.

  10. Assalamun alaykum,

    May Allah reward you for these articles. I’d like to explain my situation, in the hope that maybe others will be “inspired”.

    I was born and grew up as a (weak/lazy) Christian, and unfortunately came across some magazines dumped by someone when I was in high school. Unfortunately that started me on a long road which I had great difficulty leaving, despite becoming Muslim when I was 21 years old (Alhamdulilah).

    After I was married, my wife caught me late at night on the internet and of course that damaged our relationship. Whatever I said was of no use, and I felt estranged, rejected, and un-loved (please, wives reading this, try to understand rather than just get angry with your husband).

    When our daughter grew up, I realised that Islam was protecting women so carefully, and that I must protect myself, and all women, from my thoughts. The story of our Prophet (SAW) and one of the sahaba gave me a great push away from my addiction:

    Abu Umamah (RA) saying that a young man came to the Prophet (SAW) and said, “O Messenger of Allah! Give me permission to commit Zina (unlawful sex).” The people surrounded him and rebuked him, saying, “Stop! Stop!” But the Prophet said, “(Come close)”. The young man came to him, and he said, “(Sit down)”, so he sat down. The Prophet said, “(Would you like it (unlawful sex) for your mother?)” He said, “No, by Allah, may I be ransomed for you.” The Prophet said, “(Neither do the people like it for their mothers!)” The Prophet said, “(Would you like it for your daughter?) ” He said, “No, by Allah, may I be ransomed for you.” The Prophet said, “(Neither do the people like it for their daughters!)” The Prophet said, “(Would you like it for your sister?)” He said, “No, by Allah, may I be ransomed for you.” The Prophet said, “(Neither do the people like it for their sisters!)” The Prophet said, “(Would you like it for your paternal aunt?)” He said, “No, by Allah, O Allah’s Messenger! May I be ransomed for you.’ The Prophet said, “(Neither do the people like it for their paternal aunts!)” The Prophet said, “(Would you like it for your maternal aunt?)” He said, “No, by Allah, O Allah’s Messenger! May I be ransomed for you.” The Prophet said, “(Neither do the people like it for their maternal aunts!)”Then the Prophet put his hand on him and said, “(O Allah, forgive his sin, purify his heart and guard his chastity.)” After that the young man never paid attention to anything of that nature. [Musnad Ahmad, (Vol. 5, pg. 256) No. 22265]

    Now whenever I feel the “urge” to watch something, or find myself looking at an “attractive” woman on the street, I bring this story to my mind. It is very effective and Alhamdulilah, now I’m almost fully cured. Of course, we must be careful not to be alone with the internet, one of the major sources of sins these days.

    May Allah protect all or us from such addictions and guide us on the Straight Path…

  11. As salaam Alaikum brother Wael Ibrahim
    Thanks for your informative article about getting rid of porn addiction step by step.
    May Allah bless you with your hard work to open minds of porn addicts.

    I used to visit porn sites whenever there is any privacy. Every time I had watched a porn movie I felt regret for myself because it’s not something I want to as it’s forbidden.

    The reason why I do this bad habit is my bad marital relationship with my wife.

    Anyway I pray five times a day on time. So what I did to get rid of this bad habit was very simple. In every dua I asked Allah to give me strength to myself so that I have control over myself but not the media controling me and protect myself from visiting those Internet sites.
    The result was very good. Though I visit other internet sites every day to improve my general knowledge I stopped visiting those sites instantly and have never visited those sites for the last five months.

    May Allah make your work successful and protect our ummah from this bad habit.

    Salaam to all readers

  12. JazakAllah khair so much to all those who made this article possible. I have already shared it with multiple people going through this problem. May Allah reward you for addressing this important issue.

  13. Jazakallah, I love it very much. Do you have a tip for a person who does not feel any guilt after doing that “thing”?

  14. Assalamu’Alaykum,
    Sir, Jazak Allahu khayran for presenting such a great post. It really is very useful to me…
    Being an android user I’d like to hear recommendations for andriod application that enable us website filtering. Many times it happens that you’re working over some concepts and the adds in the page stimulate your urge and finally you follow the pages ab commit the sin.
    So I request you to please recommend any andriod application that enables me to monitor my activities and avoid falling to such sinful traps.
    Also I use UC Browser to browse the Internet so would really appreciate your recommendation if it suits to the browser compatibility (else no issues if not).

    Awaiting your response…
    Jazak Allahu khayran

  15. Assalamualaikum Brother Wael Ibrahim. .. JAZAKALLAH KHAIR for this beautiful and insightful article. If possible, can you please highlight the signs of recovery (spiritually, mentally,physically) briefly in any of your future articles

  16. Exposing oneself to the Fitna will destroy the person:

    Narrated Abu Huraira (R.A) Allah’s Apostle (P.B.U.H) said, “There will be afflictions (in the near future) during which a sitting person will be better than a standing one, and the standing one will be better than the walking one, and the walking one will be better than the running one, and whoever will expose himself to these afflictions, they will destroy him. So whoever can find a place of protection or refuge from them, should take shelter in it.” [Bukhari]
    The most important thing in this hadith is Whoever will expose himself to these afflictions, they will destroy him. Now think of INTERNET, Porn sites, social medias, Hollywood, Bollywood movies, TV dramas, music channels, watching cricket and other such palying games, and also Fitna of Khwarij or DAESH, etc. These are like an ocean. We need to avoid all these very tactfully otherwise whosoever indulge will drown in these Hells. May Allah protect ourselves and enable us to use our Health and Spare Time for productive purposes.
    May Allah protect you and keep you in His own custody, the organizers of this site.

  17. Salam on you all brothers and sisters,
    I would like to share my story, I was addicted of porn since last 15 years and i was believe that no one can have such addiction which i had in those days.During those days i never tried to abandon it, in those days i rarely perform Salah (صلاة) because Satan tricking me that first i leave addiction and then start Salah (صلاة)…this is how Satan lead us astray.
    Suddenly one day i decided to perform Salah (صلاة) in morning and continue the same for may days, during these days i rarely seen any porn because of Allah’s fear but yet not decided to leave it completely, after 2 month i started to perform night Salah (صلاة) also, and finally after few month i also started to perform days Salah (صلاة) in my office after getting permission from my non-Muslim boss.
    after 3-4 month i realize that i can leave without porn so finally decided to remove all porn material from my computer which i downloaded in last 15 years which is so huge in size. and after removing all this bad stuff i finally believe in my self that now i can leave without this addiction.
    I have not seen any single seen of porn etc since last 15 month, also leave to watch TV programs like movie, fun program,serials etc.
    I had completely leaved all these entertainment stuff only because Salah (صلاة) giving me more pleasure then all these useless stuffs. and please pray for me that i will continue on the straight path of Allah without useless amusement stuff like porn,movie etc.

    Qur’an 29:64 [ And this life of the world is only amusement and play! Verily, the home of the Hereafter, that is the life indeed (i.e. the eternal life that will never end), if they but knew ]

    Qur’an 6:32 [ What is the life of this world but play and amusement? But best is the home in the hereafter, for those who are righteous. Will ye not then understand? ]

    Qur’an 47:36 [ The life of this world is but play and amusement: and if ye believe and guard against Evil, He will grant you your recompense, and will not ask you (to give up) your possessions. ]

    Qur’an 7:98 [ Or are the people of the townships then secure from the coming of Our wrath upon them in the daytime while they play? ]

    Qur’an 70:42 [ So leave them to plunge in vain talk and play about, until they meet their Day which they are promised. ]

    Qur’an 25:72 [ And those who do not witness falsehood, and if they pass by some evil play or evil talk, they pass by it with dignity. ]

  18. Isn’t there supposed to be a part 3? Will it be coming out soon? JazakAllah khayr, both parts 1 and 2 are beneficial.

  19. Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wa barakatuh

    JazakAllahu khairan

    In shaa Allah may i knw plz tat whn vl gt to hear d 3 episode on d same topic plz in sha Allah.

    Allah hafiz
    JazakAllahu khairan
    Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wa barakatuh