Even though the Prophet Muhammad encouraged a healthy attitude toward sexuality, including foreplay, playfulness, and compassion between married adults, American Muslim communities have abandoned this attitude in favor of silence.  Instead of a “birds and bees” talk to guide them through puberty, American Muslim youth are told, “Don’t do it!”  “It” is assumed to be any “first-to-fourth base” activity with the opposite sex before marriage.  Repressed while growing up, urged to “settle down” when they reach their 20’s or 30’s, Muslim youth are, according to Wajahat Ali, “expected to go from zero to 60 mph with a spouse, 2.3 kids and a suburban home without being taught how to start the engine.”

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