Shaikh Mohammed Ibn Saleh Al ‘Uthaymeen (may Allah shower him with mercy) was asked:

“Noble Shaykh, I am young man who wishes to repent, however whenever I set forth to repent, and do indeed repent to Allah, I find myself soon returning back to my old sins. Direct me, May Allah the Exalted grant you success, on how to attain a truthful repentance, and abstain from sin and never return to it again”

He answered: