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I want to convert to Islam, but...?

My parents are Islamophobic.

I have an online friend from Tunisia, who happens to be muslim. He introduced me to the religion and I felt connected. I was talking about maybe meeting him one day in the future. As soon as they found out he was Muslim, they said things like "you can't go to Tunisia because...

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My parents are Islamophobic.

I have an online friend from Tunisia, who happens to be muslim. He introduced me to the religion and I felt connected. I was talking about maybe meeting him one day in the future. As soon as they found out he was Muslim, they said things like "you can't go to Tunisia because you'll never come back" (hinting at me joining ISIS? No!! They don't understand muslims aren't terrorists and it's a religion of peace).



They don't understand the religion, but I want to tell them so I can officially convert, go to the mosque, wear hijabi, and take part in Ramadan.

They always make bad references about muslims and I'm sure they'll disown me if I tell them. I'm a 16 year old girl. I don't want to wait to convert, but I'm terrified. What do I do?

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