Nine Lessons for New Converts/Reverts to Islam

Nine Lessons for New Converts/Reverts to Islam June 18, 2013
Photo from, public domain
Photo from, public domain

By Olivia Kompier

So you’ve converted/reverted to Islam. What now? How co you find your place in your local Muslim communities? What happens when the high of conversion passes and you see there are all sorts of Muslims out there – good ones, bad ones, confused ones. What about Muslims who treat you like a “trophy Muslim?” What about Muslims who pressure you to marry, or change your name or the way you dress? How do you find your way and not fall into loneliness? What about your family?

Here are some ways to figure things out if you have converted/reverted to Islam. It does get easier. And then it may get harder.

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