While the folks in my YA books were experience a blushing first romance, I was trying to reconcile pop culture with the teachings of my conservative Muslim upbringing.
45 percent of teenagers in the United States express a belief that there is truth to be found in multiple religions, even when a majority of the same age group subscribes to the same religious belief system as their parents. A shift is coming.
Ramadan can be a testing time for Muslims who struggle with eating disorders or disordered eating, which can often manifest in ways that can make it even harder for them to observe the monthly fasts.
Why would a religion I felt so close to place me second?