Blog

Blog

Surviving The Cycle Of Domestic Abuse

Surviving The Cycle Of Domestic Abuse

From a very young age, Asiyah had witnessed her father abusing her mother: he would come back from work and within minutes, kick off. It seemed to Asiyah that her mother never said or did anything to protect herself, and as a...

Lisa’s Love Story

Lisa’s Love Story

They met at Uni. Lisa was staying at a friend’s place when Danyal appeared one night with Lisa’s brother for a friday night pizza. They clicked immediately – his warm brown eyes, dark hair, and flashing smile made him irresistible. She was...

Orphaned By Accepting Islam

Orphaned By Accepting Islam

This is Preeti’s story.  ‘I can’t even look at you anymore!’ Preeti’s face crumbled at these words.  Was that really her father? Her beloved father who she had only ever known as gentle and loving.  She recalled that time when the family visited the...

The Slippery Slope of Loneliness

The Slippery Slope of Loneliness

Georg completed her Asr prayer, hearing her phone ping as she said the final salaams.  Emma: See you 2nite@8pm, Duck&Carrot, Simon asking if u coming ;>)  She smiled, then caught her reflection in the mirrored, pale skin...

Becoming a New Muslim

Becoming a New Muslim

This is Heather’s story. Heather’s life changed the day those two official looking letters came through her letterbox. She expected one, but not the other. Redundancy and a breast cancer diagnosis all in the same week!   “What had she done that was so...

The Struggle of New Muslim Isolation

The Struggle of New Muslim Isolation

This is Sophie’s story. Everything was finally falling into place. Sophie had found the love of her life, and he was everything she had dreamed. They would wed and embark on their journey into the sunset together and live...

Introduction to Revert Stories

Introduction to Revert Stories

Over the month of Ramadan, we will be sharing the stories of sisters who came to Solace when they had nowhere else to go. These stories were taken from real cases that our support workers have helped since Solace began, and they will help you to...

The Miracle of Light

The Miracle of Light

By Aliya Vaughan Imagine walking through life in total darkness; void of all cheer, purpose and meaning. This was me in my early twenties, a time when life should have been exciting and fulfilling. I did have fleeting moments of ‘happiness,’ but most of my memories...

The Miracle In My Story

The Miracle In My Story

My name is Romina. I am the youngest of 8 children in an Afghan “pathan” family that lived in southern Africa and came to the UK when I was just under two years old. We didn’t have lots of spare money growing up- we never ate out and often went to...

Share this page

Mailing list sign up

We would love to keep you updated on what Solace is doing and how your donation/volunteer support makes a difference. Without your consent, we won't be able to.

I'd love for Solace to:

Your personal information is safe with us. Check out our privacy policy. You can withdraw consent at any time by emailing info@solaceuk.org.

Donate