Muslim and dating
Muslim and dating
If the Muslim man does not tell his parents (or at least friends) about you within the first year of the relationship, then just walk away.
My good friend in Palestinian often goes out to lunch with his female colleagues.
This is especially true if the Muslim man or woman is first-generation and from a country which is war-torn.
As one woman points out over at 30-Days.net, “In some ways, there is no such thing as ‘the individual’ in Islam.
Families have an extremely strong influence on their children – even from across the ocean!!
”To give you an idea of how strong tradition is, I know from Muslim backgrounds who religiously fasts during Ramadan.
Before you dismiss this as weird, consider how many atheists from Christian backgrounds put up Christmas trees each year.
Traditions are part of the fabric of our lives, and it is hard to let them go. As Zeba Iqbal says of this little voice, it leaves them very self-conscious and uncomfortable interacting with each other.If she isn’t married by 30, meeting Muslim men becomes very difficult.In an interview for Huffington Post Live, Palestinian-Muslim comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh joked about her relationship with an atheist man, and how her parents came to accept it. Then, when those alarm bells started ringing as she got older, they just wanted her to get married.The more pertinent question though is how a Muslim woman would even meet a man outside the faith.Muslim women are obviously held to much higher standards of modesty than Muslim men, so her family is going to do a better job of keeping her under lock and key, well away from treacherous infidels.This has to do with age discrimination which is very evident in Muslim dating.